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Non-Energy Minerals

Kobe Steel, Ltd.

  • 551.00 JPY
  • +7.00
  • +1.29%
  • Japan
    Aug 22, 2019
  • Ticker
    TKS(5406)
  • Prev. close
    544
  • Market cap (JPY)
    198,214.14M
  • Market cap (USD)
    1,861.68M
  • Shares
    364.36M

Business Summary

Kobe Steel, Ltd. engages in the manufacture, production, and sale of iron and steel. It operates through the following segments: Iron and Steel, Welding, Aluminum and Copper, Machinery, Engineering, Construction Machinery, Power, and Other Businesses. The Iron and Steel Business segment includes steel wire rods and bars, steel sheets, steel billets, steel castings and forgings, titanium and titanium alloys, foundry pig iron, slag products, stainless steel tube, construction materials, and other specialty steel products. The Welding Business segment provides welding materials, welding systems, high functional materials and related services. The Aluminum and Copper Business segment covers aluminum sheets and plates, aluminum extrusions and fabricated products, aluminum castings and forgings, copper sheets and strips and copper tubes. The Machinery Business segment provides tire and rubber machinery, plastic processing machinery, advanced technology equipment, metalworking machinery, nonstandard compressors, standard compressors, chemical and energy equipment, nuclear power equipment and related services. The Engineering Business segment includes ironmaking processes, iron ore-pelletizing system, nuclear power products, chemical weapons destruction services, steel structures and sabo, urban transit systems and upgrading of low-rank coal. The Construction Machinery Business segment covers construction equipment, construction recycling machinery, metal recycling machinery, resource recycling machinery and forestry machinery. The Other Businesses segment provides real estate development, construction, sales, brokering and remodeling, material analysis and testing, structural assessment, manufacture and sale of sputtering targets. The company was founded on September 1, 1905 and is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue1,971.86B17,781.45M
Gross Profit277,679M2,503.98M
Operating income53,976M486.73M
Income before tax48,985M441.72M
Net income35,941M324.10M
EBITDA157,311M1,418.56M
Diluted EPS99.200.89
Dividends Per Share200.18
Total Assets2,384.97B21,547.39M
Total liabilities1,581.66B14,289.75M
Total equity739,576M6,681.80M
Operating cash flow67,136M605.40M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 1,886.89B 1,822.80B 1,695.86B 1,881.15B 1,971.86B
Gross Profit 317,534M 286,123M 225,891M 299,314M 277,679M
Operating income 119,460M 68,445M 9,750M 90,474M 53,976M
Income before tax 104,325M -10,619M -10,961M 73,168M 48,985M
Net income 86,549M -21,556M -23,044M 63,187M 35,941M
EBITDA 209,341M 163,257M 106,031M 192,689M 157,311M
Diluted EPS 238.20 -59.30 -63.54 174.43 99.20
Dividends Per Share 40 20 0 30 20
Total Assets 2,300.24B 2,261.13B 2,310.43B 2,352.11B 2,384.97B
Total liabilities 1,448.45B 1,515.64B 1,581.02B 1,561.12B 1,581.66B
Total equity 776,492M 692,006M 673,928M 742,588M 739,576M
Operating cash flow 153,078M 97,933M 141,716M 190,832M 67,136M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 17,175.99M 15,179.37M 15,660.75M 16,972.99M 17,781.45M
Gross Profit 2,890.44M 2,382.68M 2,086.03M 2,700.59M 2,503.98M
Operating income 1,087.41M 569.97M 90.03M 816.31M 486.73M
Income before tax 949.64M -88.42M -101.22M 660.16M 441.72M
Net income 787.83M -179.50M -212.80M 570.11M 324.10M
EBITDA 1,905.58M 1,359.52M 979.16M 1,738.56M 1,418.56M
Diluted EPS 2.16 -0.49 -0.58 1.57 0.89
Dividends Per Share 0.36 0.16 0 0.27 0.18
Total Assets 19,180.66M 20,117.74M 20,734.40M 22,116.72M 21,547.39M
Total liabilities 12,078.01M 13,484.95M 14,188.52M 14,679.13M 14,289.75M
Total equity 6,474.81M 6,156.91M 6,047.99M 6,982.49M 6,681.80M
Operating cash flow 1,393.43M 815.53M 1,308.70M 1,721.80M 605.40M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER8.37
ROA1.51%
ROE4.84%
Operating margin2.73%
Profit margin1.82%

Key executives

  • CEO & Representative Director: Mitsugu Yamaguchi
  • Executive Technical Officer: Kimio Hashimoto
  • Head-Company-wide Compliance: Kunio Uchiyamada
  • Head-Legal, Compliance & Audit: Yasushi Okubo
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshinori Onoe

Shareholders

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.5%)
  • NIPPON STEEL CORP. (2.9%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (2.6%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.kobelco.co.jp
  • Address: Shinko Building, 2-4 Wakinohama Kaigandori 2-chome, Kobe, 651-8585, Japan
  • Phone: +81.78.261.5111

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Competitors

  • NIPPON STEEL CORP.
  • Outotec Oyj
  • Mueller Industries, Inc.
  • Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.
  • Arconic, Inc.
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  • Terex Corporation
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc.
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