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Consumer Non-Durables

Kewpie Corp.

Business Summary

Kewpie Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of food products. It operates through the following business divisions: Condiment and Processed Food, Salad and Delicatessen, Egg, Fruit Solutions, Fine Chemicals and Distribution Business. The Condiment and Processed Food division manufactures and sells mayonnaise and dressings. The Salad and Delicatessen division provides delicious and convenient salads and prepared dishes. The Egg division provides egg related dishes such as liquid egg, egg royal, soft boiled egg, omelets, egg salad and various other items. The Fruit Solutions division provides processed fruit products to dairy and food manufacturers such as jams, spread, peanuts cream, terrine spread and others. The Fine Chemicals division provides hyaluronic acid as an ingredient for pharmaceuticals, food and cosmetics. The Distribution Business division specializes in the foodstuff distribution business. The company was founded by Toichiro Nakashima on November 30, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Nov 2018 JPYUSD
Revenue573,525M5,190.04M
Gross Profit130,234M1,178.53M
Operating income33,069M299.25M
Income before tax33,586M303.93M
Net income18,321M165.79M
EBITDA51,798M468.73M
Diluted EPS124.851.12
Dividends Per Share380.34
Total Assets421,373M3,710.90M
Total liabilities155,270M1,367.41M
Total equity226,332M1,993.23M
Operating cash flow41,778M378.06M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Nov 2014Nov 2015Nov 2016Nov 2017Nov 2018
Revenue 553,404M 549,774M 552,306M 561,688M 573,525M
Gross Profit 132,247M 114,675M 120,681M 126,149M 130,234M
Operating income 24,343M 26,360M 30,093M 31,261M 33,069M
Income before tax 24,575M 28,576M 30,290M 30,783M 33,586M
Net income 13,366M 16,973M 17,093M 18,100M 18,321M
EBITDA 40,489M 45,683M 48,568M 48,462M 51,798M
Diluted EPS 88.69 111.82 113.47 121.05 124.85
Dividends Per Share 23 29 34.50 36.50 38
Total Assets 356,994M 373,017M 385,914M 419,207M 421,373M
Total liabilities 136,597M 128,297M 140,049M 155,771M 155,270M
Total equity 195,051M 212,937M 212,621M 226,440M 226,332M
Operating cash flow 34,392M 28,094M 45,257M 27,234M 41,778M
 Nov 2014Nov 2015Nov 2016Nov 2017Nov 2018
Revenue 5,296.10M 4,548.35M 5,059.55M 4,997.66M 5,190.04M
Gross Profit 1,265.61M 948.72M 1,105.53M 1,122.42M 1,178.53M
Operating income 232.96M 218.07M 275.67M 278.14M 299.25M
Income before tax 235.18M 236.41M 277.47M 273.89M 303.93M
Net income 127.91M 140.41M 156.58M 161.04M 165.79M
EBITDA 387.48M 377.94M 444.92M 431.19M 468.73M
Diluted EPS 0.84 0.92 1.03 1.07 1.12
Dividends Per Share 0.22 0.23 0.31 0.32 0.34
Total Assets 3,007.91M 3,025.77M 3,386.84M 3,746.09M 3,710.90M
Total liabilities 1,150.92M 1,040.69M 1,229.09M 1,391.99M 1,367.41M
Total equity 1,643.43M 1,727.26M 1,865.99M 2,023.50M 1,993.23M
Operating cash flow 329.13M 232.42M 414.58M 242.31M 378.06M

Valuation Measures

Nov 2018
PER22.07
ROA4.35%
ROE8.09%
Operating margin5.76%
Profit margin3.19%

Key executives

  • Chairman, Head-Compliance & Brand: Amane Nakashima
  • Executive President & Representative Director: Osamu Chonan
  • Director, GM-Research & Development: Yoshinori Hamachiyo
  • Executive Officer & GM-Wide Area Sales: Atsushi Tagawa
  • Director & Senior Executive Officer: Minoru Himeno

Shareholders

  • NAKASHIMA FAMILY /SHIBUYA/ (15.4%)
  • Kewpie Corp. (4.6%)
  • Kieikai Research Foundation (2.8%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund (2.1%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.0%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (2.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.9%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • Bloomage BioTechnology Corporation Ltd Class A
Last Updated on 21 Nov, 2019

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