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Consumer Non-Durables

Kewpie Corp.

  • 2,889.00 JPY
  • -28.00
  • -0.96%
  • Japan
    Jul 20, 2018
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Business Summary

Kewpie Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of food products. It operates through the following segments: Condiment Products, Egg Products, Delicatessen Products, Processed Foods, Fine Chemical Products, Distribution System, and Common Business Operations. The Condiment Products segment offers mayonnaise, dressing, and vinegar. The Egg Products segment provides liquid, frozen, and dried eggs, egg spread, thick omelet and shredded egg. The Delicatessen Products segment includes salads, delicatessen, packed lunches, rice balls, and packaged salads. The Processed Foods segment produces bottled and canned goods including jams, pasta sauces, sweet corn, baby food, and nursing care food products. The Fine Chemical Products segment sells hyaluronic and eicosapentanoic acids. The Distribution System segment deals with the transportation and storage of food products. The Common Business Operations segment covers the sale of food products. The company was founded by Toichiro Nakashima on November 30, 1919 and is headquartered in Chofu, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Nov 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit126,149M1,122.42M
Operating income31,261M278.14M
Income before tax30,783M273.89M
Net income18,100M161.04M
Diluted EPS121.051.07
Dividends Per Share36.500.32
Total Assets419,207M3,746.09M
Total liabilities155,771M1,391.99M
Total equity226,440M2,023.50M
Operating cash flow27,234M242.31M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Nov 2013Nov 2014Nov 2015Nov 2016Nov 2017
Revenue 530,549M 553,404M 549,774M 552,306M 561,688M
Gross Profit 126,479M 132,247M 114,675M 120,681M 126,149M
Operating income 22,402M 24,343M 26,360M 30,093M 31,261M
Income before tax 22,405M 24,575M 28,576M 30,290M 30,783M
Net income 12,567M 13,366M 16,973M 17,093M 18,100M
EBITDA 37,019M 40,489M 45,683M 48,568M 48,462M
Diluted EPS 83.94 88.69 111.82 113.47 121.05
Dividends Per Share 22 23 29 34.50 36.50
Total Assets 334,655M 356,994M 373,017M 385,914M 419,207M
Total liabilities 124,370M 136,597M 128,297M 140,049M 155,771M
Total equity 184,205M 195,051M 212,937M 212,621M 226,440M
Operating cash flow 27,369M 34,392M 28,094M 45,257M 27,234M
 Nov 2013Nov 2014Nov 2015Nov 2016Nov 2017
Revenue 5,522.63M 5,296.10M 4,548.35M 5,059.55M 4,997.66M
Gross Profit 1,316.55M 1,265.61M 948.72M 1,105.53M 1,122.42M
Operating income 233.18M 232.96M 218.07M 275.67M 278.14M
Income before tax 233.21M 235.18M 236.41M 277.47M 273.89M
Net income 130.81M 127.91M 140.41M 156.58M 161.04M
EBITDA 385.34M 387.48M 377.94M 444.92M 431.19M
Diluted EPS 0.87 0.84 0.92 1.03 1.07
Dividends Per Share 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.31 0.32
Total Assets 3,269.23M 3,007.91M 3,025.77M 3,386.84M 3,746.09M
Total liabilities 1,214.96M 1,150.92M 1,040.69M 1,229.09M 1,391.99M
Total equity 1,799.49M 1,643.43M 1,727.26M 1,865.99M 2,023.50M
Operating cash flow 284.89M 329.13M 232.42M 414.58M 242.31M

Valuation Measures

Nov 2017
Operating margin5.56%
Profit margin3.22%

Key executives

  • Chairman: Amane Nakashima
  • Executive President & Representative Director: Osamu Chonan
  • Director, GM-Research & Development: Yoshinori Hamachiyo
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Personnel: Kiyotaka Yokoshoji
  • Executive Officer & GM-Corporate Promotions: Masato Shinohara


  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund (3.2%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (2.8%)
  • Kieikai Research Foundation (2.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.0%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (2.0%)
  • Kewpie Corp. (1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.7%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 20 Jul, 2018

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