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Consumer Non-Durables

KOSÉ Corp.

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 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue327,724M3,014.22M
Gross Profit234,974M2,161.16M
Operating income40,417M371.73M
Income before tax40,365M371.25M
Net income26,682M245.40M
EBITDA50,050M460.33M
Diluted EPS467.744.30
Dividends Per Share1901.74
Total Assets308,606M2,858.65M
Total liabilities68,400M633.59M
Total equity223,633M2,071.53M
Operating cash flow37,090M341.13M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 243,390M 266,762M 303,399M 332,995M 327,724M
Gross Profit 180,955M 196,790M 218,664M 240,630M 234,974M
Operating income 34,634M 39,161M 48,791M 52,408M 40,417M
Income before tax 33,862M 39,425M 48,242M 54,949M 40,365M
Net income 18,655M 21,657M 30,612M 37,005M 26,682M
EBITDA 41,237M 45,754M 56,584M 61,231M 50,050M
Diluted EPS 327.03 379.65 536.63 648.70 467.74
Dividends Per Share 94 110 148 180 190
Total Assets 233,275M 247,191M 270,370M 304,218M 308,606M
Total liabilities 74,732M 70,059M 71,760M 79,375M 68,400M
Total equity 147,389M 163,807M 184,084M 208,823M 223,633M
Operating cash flow 26,410M 17,327M 34,918M 32,989M 37,090M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 2,026.82M 2,463.46M 2,737.45M 3,002.80M 3,014.22M
Gross Profit 1,506.89M 1,817.29M 1,972.92M 2,169.89M 2,161.16M
Operating income 288.41M 361.63M 440.22M 472.59M 371.73M
Income before tax 281.98M 364.07M 435.26M 495.50M 371.25M
Net income 155.34M 199.99M 276.20M 333.69M 245.40M
EBITDA 343.40M 422.52M 510.53M 552.15M 460.33M
Diluted EPS 2.72 3.50 4.84 5.84 4.30
Dividends Per Share 0.78 1.01 1.33 1.62 1.74
Total Assets 2,075.49M 2,218.35M 2,542.26M 2,748.50M 2,858.65M
Total liabilities 664.90M 628.72M 674.75M 717.12M 633.59M
Total equity 1,311.34M 1,470.04M 1,730.92M 1,886.64M 2,071.53M
Operating cash flow 219.92M 160.00M 315.05M 297.48M 341.13M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER28.49
ROA8.70%
ROE12.33%
Operating margin12.33%
Profit margin8.14%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kazutoshi Kobayashi
  • Director & Manager-Europe & America Business: Michihito Yanai
  • Managing Director, GM-Digital Marketing Division: Masanori Kobayashi
  • Auditor: Noboru Matsumoto
  • Auditor: Kazuhiro Suzuki

Shareholders

  • KOBAYASHI KAZUTOSHI /KOSE/ (10.8%)
  • KOBAYASHI TAKAO /KOSE/ (10.7%)
  • KOBAYASHI MASANORI /CHIYODA/ (10.5%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (10.3%)
  • KOSE Corp. (5.8%)
  • KOBAYASHI KAZUO /KOSE/ (3.1%)
  • KOBAYASHI YASUKIYO (2.4%)
  • Cosmetology Research Foundation (2.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.kose.co.jp
  • Address: 3-6-2 Nihonbashi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, 103-8251, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3273.1511

Related Companies

  • Kose Trust
  • Albion Cosmetics (HK) Ltd.
  • 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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