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Iwatani Corp.

Business Summary

Iwatani Corp. engages in the provision of gas and energy services. It operates through the following segments: Energy, Industrial Gases & Machinery, Materials, Agri-Bio & Foods, and Others. The Energy Segment deals with the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), liquefied natural gas, petroleum products, kitchen appliances, home energy components, gas canisters and mineral water. The Industrial Gases and Machinery Segment consists of the air-separation gases, specialty gases, gas-supply facilities, welding materials, manufacturing equipment, pumps and compressors, industrial machinery and facilities, factory automation systems, and environmental equipment. The Materials Segment offers stainless steel, non-ferrous metals, functional plastic products, electronic display materials, mineral sand, and rare earth metals. The Agri-Bio and Foods Segment handles the frozen vegetables and fruits, health food items, livestock-related products, agri-bio goods, and food plant sanitation management. The Others segment engages in the finance, insurance, transportation, and information processing businesses. Iwatani was founded by Naoji Iwatani on May 5, 1930 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit175,348M1,560.41M
Operating income40,077M356.64M
Income before tax45,943M408.84M
Net income29,964M266.64M
Diluted EPS520.964.63
Dividends Per Share850.75
Total Assets558,479M4,601.26M
Total liabilities278,169M2,291.81M
Total equity270,128M2,225.56M
Operating cash flow13,075M116.35M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 670,792M 715,085M 686,771M 562,223M 690,392M
Gross Profit 153,777M 156,214M 161,041M 160,096M 175,348M
Operating income 27,194M 26,460M 28,744M 29,353M 40,077M
Income before tax 29,040M 29,438M 32,197M 34,755M 45,943M
Net income 17,578M 19,221M 20,995M 23,030M 29,964M
EBITDA 47,058M 47,229M 50,853M 52,563M 63,955M
Diluted EPS 306.31 334.88 365.50 428.35 520.96
Dividends Per Share 55 65 95 75 85
Total Assets 453,518M 457,603M 469,715M 512,015M 558,479M
Total liabilities 287,612M 283,613M 278,561M 258,425M 278,169M
Total equity 154,410M 165,409M 182,267M 244,160M 270,128M
Operating cash flow 28,510M 39,117M 40,264M 48,779M 13,075M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 6,052.30M 6,448.32M 6,316.54M 5,301.11M 6,143.77M
Gross Profit 1,387.47M 1,408.67M 1,481.16M 1,509.52M 1,560.41M
Operating income 245.36M 238.60M 264.37M 276.76M 356.64M
Income before tax 262.01M 265.45M 296.13M 327.69M 408.84M
Net income 158.59M 173.32M 193.10M 217.14M 266.64M
EBITDA 424.58M 425.89M 467.71M 495.60M 569.13M
Diluted EPS 2.76 3.01 3.36 4.03 4.63
Dividends Per Share 0.49 0.58 0.87 0.70 0.75
Total Assets 4,264.39M 4,134.28M 4,351.02M 4,633.62M 4,601.26M
Total liabilities 2,704.39M 2,562.34M 2,580.34M 2,338.68M 2,291.81M
Total equity 1,451.90M 1,494.41M 1,688.36M 2,209.59M 2,225.56M
Operating cash flow 257.23M 352.74M 370.32M 459.93M 116.35M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin5.80%
Profit margin4.34%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Akiji Makino
  • Executive President & Representative Director: Hiroshi Majima
  • Director, Head-Operations & Audit: Naoki Iwatani
  • Director, General Manager-Technology & Engineering: Satoshi Watanabe
  • Director, Executive Vice President & Head-Sales: Makoto Horiguchi


  • Iwatani Naoji Foundation (7.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (2.6%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Resona Holdings, Inc. (2.0%)
  • Tetsu Iwatani YK (1.7%)
  • Iwatani Corp. (1.6%)
  • Iwatani International Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.5%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (1.5%)

Contact Details

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