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KOSÉ Corp.

  • 18,900.00 JPY
  • -530.00
  • -2.73%
  • Japan
    Oct 12, 2018
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Business Summary

KOSÉ Corp. manufactures and distributes cosmetic products. It operates through the following business segments: Cosmetics, Cosmetaries, and Others. The Cosmetics segment includes the production and sales of cosmetics, such as make-up and perfume. The Cosmetaries segment involves in the production and sale of other skin care products, such as soap, lotion, toner, and facial cleanser, as well as hair care products, like shampoo, conditioner, and rinse. The Other segment consists of activities, such as amenities management and real estate leasing. The company was founded by Kozaburo Kobayashi on March 2, 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit218,664M1,972.92M
Operating income48,787M440.18M
Income before tax48,242M435.26M
Net income30,612M276.20M
Diluted EPS536.634.84
Dividends Per Share1481.33
Total Assets271,545M2,553.31M
Total liabilities72,935M685.80M
Total equity184,084M1,730.92M
Operating cash flow34,918M315.05M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 190,049M 207,821M 243,390M 266,762M 303,399M
Gross Profit 140,883M 154,247M 180,955M 196,790M 218,664M
Operating income 18,934M 22,647M 34,634M 39,161M 48,787M
Income before tax 20,757M 23,694M 33,862M 39,425M 48,242M
Net income 11,132M 12,057M 18,655M 21,657M 30,612M
EBITDA 23,613M 28,509M 41,237M 45,754M 56,580M
Diluted EPS 195.15 211.36 327.03 379.65 536.63
Dividends Per Share 48 64 94 110 148
Total Assets 186,274M 205,006M 233,275M 247,191M 271,545M
Total liabilities 53,464M 55,369M 74,732M 70,059M 72,935M
Total equity 124,850M 140,065M 147,389M 163,807M 184,084M
Operating cash flow 17,413M 15,217M 26,410M 17,327M 34,918M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 1,897.23M 1,891.74M 2,026.82M 2,463.46M 2,737.45M
Gross Profit 1,406.41M 1,404.07M 1,506.89M 1,817.29M 1,972.92M
Operating income 189.01M 206.15M 288.41M 361.63M 440.18M
Income before tax 207.21M 215.68M 281.98M 364.07M 435.26M
Net income 111.12M 109.75M 155.34M 199.99M 276.20M
EBITDA 235.72M 259.51M 343.40M 422.52M 510.50M
Diluted EPS 1.94 1.92 2.72 3.50 4.84
Dividends Per Share 0.47 0.58 0.78 1.01 1.33
Total Assets 1,808.74M 1,709.45M 2,075.49M 2,218.35M 2,553.31M
Total liabilities 519.14M 461.69M 664.90M 628.72M 685.80M
Total equity 1,212.31M 1,167.93M 1,311.34M 1,470.04M 1,730.92M
Operating cash flow 173.83M 138.51M 219.92M 160.00M 315.05M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin16.08%
Profit margin10.08%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kazutoshi Kobayashi
  • Executive Officer & GM-Human Resources: Minoru Ushimura
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Accounting: Shinichi Mochizuki
  • Director & Manager-Europe & America Business: Michihito Yanai
  • Managing Director & Head-Marketing: Masanori Kobayashi


  • KOSE Corp. (5.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) (4.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (4.0%)
  • Cosmetology Research Foundation (2.1%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (1.9%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 3-6-2 Nihonbashi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, 103-8251, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3273.1511

Related Companies

  • Kose Brasil Comercio De Cosmeticos Ltda.
  • Kose America, Inc.
  • Kose Provision KK
  • Kose Cosmetics Sales (China) Co. Ltd.
  • KOSE Corporation India Pvt Ltd.
  • KOSE (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd.
  • Kose Cosmetic Sales (China) Co. Ltd.
  • Kose (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
  • Albion Cosmetics (America), Inc.
  • KOSE Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Kose Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • KOSE (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • KOSE Sales Co., Ltd.
  • Albion Co. Ltd.
  • Cosme Labo Co., Ltd.
  • Kose Cosmeport Corp.
  • Tarte, Inc.
  • Dr. Phil Cosmetics, Inc.
  • Taiwan Kose Co. Ltd.
  • Cosmetology Research Foundation


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Last Updated on 12 Oct, 2018

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