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Energy Minerals

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. engages in the development, sale, production and exploration of oil, natural gas, and other energy resources. It operates through the following regional segments: Japan, North America, Europe, Middle East, and Others. The Japan segment deals with the exploration, development, production, purchase, sale, and transport of crude oil and natural gas; manufacture, purchase, sale, and transport of petroleum products; and contract operation of drilling wells. The North America segment handles the exploration, development, production, purchase, and sale of crude oil, natural gas, and bitumen. The Europe segment explores crude oil and natural gas exploration in Europe. The Middle East segment manages the development works of crude oil and natural gas in the middle east. The Others segment includes operations in Southeast Asia. It also conducts contract service-related operations such as drilling. The company was founded in December 1955 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue267,980M2,416.52M
Gross Profit32,647M294.39M
Operating income5,609M50.57M
Income before tax13,074M117.89M
Net income14,769M133.18M
EBITDA25,612M230.95M
Diluted EPS258.432.33
Dividends Per Share400.36
Total Assets655,288M5,920.29M
Total liabilities205,127M1,853.25M
Total equity416,488M3,762.82M
Operating cash flow43,252M390.02M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 304,911M 240,302M 207,130M 230,629M 267,980M
Gross Profit 61,580M 36,268M 26,175M 25,746M 32,647M
Operating income 31,888M 8,221M 351M 969M 5,609M
Income before tax 50,373M 1,508M 3,192M -69,403M 13,074M
Net income 29,567M 2,090M 3,442M -30,960M 14,769M
EBITDA 48,703M 25,299M 16,041M 24,339M 25,612M
Diluted EPS 517.34 36.57 60.24 -541.69 258.43
Dividends Per Share 50 50 15 20 40
Total Assets 736,862M 707,601M 746,739M 699,536M 655,288M
Total liabilities 196,215M 212,284M 236,126M 240,278M 205,127M
Total equity 460,398M 421,009M 437,518M 425,115M 416,488M
Operating cash flow 90,879M 62,767M 48,287M 59,901M 43,252M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 2,775.53M 2,001.11M 1,912.77M 2,080.88M 2,416.52M
Gross Profit 560.54M 302.02M 241.71M 232.29M 294.39M
Operating income 290.26M 68.46M 3.24M 8.74M 50.57M
Income before tax 458.53M 12.55M 29.47M -626.19M 117.89M
Net income 269.14M 17.40M 31.78M -279.34M 133.18M
EBITDA 443.33M 210.67M 148.13M 219.60M 230.95M
Diluted EPS 4.70 0.30 0.55 -4.88 2.33
Dividends Per Share 0.45 0.41 0.13 0.18 0.36
Total Assets 6,144.35M 6,295.66M 6,701.41M 6,577.67M 5,920.29M
Total liabilities 1,636.14M 1,888.73M 2,119.05M 2,259.31M 1,853.25M
Total equity 3,839.04M 3,745.79M 3,926.39M 3,997.31M 3,762.82M
Operating cash flow 827.25M 522.69M 445.91M 540.46M 390.02M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER9.27
ROA2.18%
ROE3.50%
Operating margin2.09%
Profit margin5.51%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Masahiro Fujita
  • Head-Information Systems & Internal Control: Kunio Suga
  • Managing Executive Officer & GM-Technology: Yasushi Hamada
  • Representative Director, EVP & GM-Sales: Yosuke Higai
  • Executive Officer & Head-Personnel: Masa Matsunaga

Shareholders

  • Government of Japan (34.0%)
  • Oasis Management (Hong Kong) LLC (4.9%)
  • INPEX Corp. (4.9%)
  • Wellington Management Co. LLP (4.7%)
  • Orbis Investment Management Ltd. (3.3%)
  • JFE Holdings, Inc. (3.2%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://japex.co.jp
  • Address: Sapia Tower, 1-7-12 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6268.7000

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