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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 segments: Condiment and Seasoning, Salad and Delicatessen, Egg, Fruit Solutions, Fine Chemicals, Distribution, and Common. The Condiment and Seasoning segment manufactures and sells mayonnaise, dressings, vinegar, pasta sauce, baby food, and nursing food products. The Salad and Delicatessen segment provides salads and side dishes. The Egg segment offers egg products such as liquid egg, frozen egg, soft boiled egg, omelets, egg salad, and processed egg. The Fruit Solutions segment supplies processed fruit products to dairy and food manufacturers such as jams, peanut cream, and terrine spread. The Fine Chemicals segment provides hyaluronic acid as an ingredient for pharmaceuticals, food, and cosmetics. The Distribution segment deals with food transportation and storage services. The Common segment includes the sale of food and manufacturing machinery. The company was founded by Toichiro Nakashima on November 30, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Nov 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue531,103M4,953.75M
Gross Profit122,421M1,141.85M
Operating income28,304M264.00M
Income before tax22,825M212.89M
Net income11,378M106.12M
EBITDA48,595M453.26M
Diluted EPS79.540.74
Dividends Per Share400.37
Total Assets451,723M4,332.03M
Total liabilities166,344M1,595.24M
Total equity239,533M2,297.12M
Operating cash flow34,955M326.03M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Nov 2016Nov 2017Nov 2018Nov 2019Nov 2020
Revenue 552,306M 561,688M 573,525M 545,723M 531,103M
Gross Profit 120,681M 126,149M 130,234M 130,085M 122,421M
Operating income 30,093M 31,261M 33,069M 32,049M 28,304M
Income before tax 30,290M 30,783M 33,586M 32,487M 22,825M
Net income 17,093M 18,100M 18,321M 18,699M 11,378M
EBITDA 48,568M 48,462M 51,798M 50,942M 48,595M
Diluted EPS 113.47 121.05 124.85 130.71 79.54
Dividends Per Share 34.50 36.50 38 45 40
Total Assets 385,914M 419,207M 419,736M 444,309M 451,723M
Total liabilities 140,049M 155,771M 153,633M 167,553M 166,344M
Total equity 212,621M 226,440M 226,332M 235,552M 239,533M
Operating cash flow 45,257M 27,234M 41,778M 43,916M 34,955M
 Nov 2016Nov 2017Nov 2018Nov 2019Nov 2020
Revenue 5,059.55M 4,997.66M 5,190.04M 4,995.21M 4,953.75M
Gross Profit 1,105.53M 1,122.42M 1,178.53M 1,190.71M 1,141.85M
Operating income 275.67M 278.14M 299.25M 293.35M 264.00M
Income before tax 277.47M 273.89M 303.93M 297.36M 212.89M
Net income 156.58M 161.04M 165.79M 171.15M 106.12M
EBITDA 444.92M 431.19M 468.73M 466.29M 453.26M
Diluted EPS 1.03 1.07 1.12 1.19 0.74
Dividends Per Share 0.31 0.32 0.34 0.41 0.37
Total Assets 3,386.84M 3,746.09M 3,696.48M 4,057.24M 4,332.03M
Total liabilities 1,229.09M 1,391.99M 1,352.99M 1,530.02M 1,595.24M
Total equity 1,865.99M 2,023.50M 1,993.23M 2,150.96M 2,297.12M
Operating cash flow 414.58M 242.31M 378.06M 401.97M 326.03M

Valuation Measures

Nov 2020
PER27.33
ROA2.53%
ROE4.78%
Operating margin5.32%
Profit margin2.14%

Key executives

  • Chairman, Head-Compliance & Brand: Amane Nakashima
  • President & Representative Director: Osamu Chonan
  • Director, GM-Research & Development: Yoshinori Hamachiyo
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Personnel: Masaya Urata
  • Executive Officer & GM-Wide Area Sales: Atsushi Tagawa

Shareholders

  • NAKASHIMA FAMILY /SHIBUYA/ (15.4%)
  • Kewpie Corp. (6.9%)
  • Kieikai Research Foundation (2.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.1%)
  • 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. (1.7%)

Contact Details

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