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Producer Manufacturing

Kubota Corp.

Business Summary

Kubota Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of agricultural and construction machinery equipment. It operates through the following segments: Machinery; Water and Environment; and Others. The Machinery segment consists of agricultural equipment and its related products, engines, and construction machinery. The Water and Environment segment includes pipe-related products such as ductile iron pipes, plastic pipes, valves, and pumps; environment-related products; and social infrastructure-related products such as industrial castings, spiral welded steel pipes, vending machines, electronic weighing systems, precision and air-conditioning equipment. The Others segment offers design, construction and residential equipment manufacturing services. Its products include tractors, combine harvester and rice trans planter, utility vehicle, turf equipment, weighing and measuring control systems, ductile iron pipes, valves, pumps, environmental equipment and plant engineering, membrane solutions, waste water treatment plant and materials. The company was founded by Gonshiro Kubota in February 1890 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit559,927M5,136.43M
Operating income207,941M1,907.52M
Income before tax209,022M1,917.44M
Net income149,058M1,367.36M
Diluted EPS121.591.11
Dividends Per Share360.33
Total Assets3,139.31B28,887.21M
Total liabilities1,602.10B14,742.15M
Total equity1,442.83B13,276.62M
Operating cash flow82,410M755.98M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 1,659.69B 1,596.09B 1,751.03B 1,850.31B 1,920.04B
Gross Profit 528,502.67M 473,545M 512,485M 527,386M 559,927M
Operating income 229,084.76M 190,940M 199,290M 194,769M 207,941M
Income before tax 217,171M 196,971M 214,007M 197,230M 209,022M
Net income 134,171.30M 132,485M 134,158M 138,593M 149,058M
EBITDA 270,675.32M 234,311M 244,426M 244,393M 270,185M
Diluted EPS 107.81 106.58 108.45 112.43 121.59
Dividends Per Share 28 58 32 34 36
Total Assets 2,533.00B 2,670.58B 2,832.36B 2,895.65B 3,139.31B
Total liabilities 1,314.44B 1,398.65B 1,456.79B 1,469.22B 1,602.10B
Total equity 1,140.31B 1,198.76B 1,291.09B 1,339.85B 1,442.83B
Operating cash flow 197,040M 184,978M 137,185M 89,148M 82,410M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 13,709.15M 14,689.00M 15,615.63M 16,753.61M 17,613.31M
Gross Profit 4,365.45M 4,358.08M 4,570.30M 4,775.19M 5,136.43M
Operating income 1,892.24M 1,757.24M 1,777.25M 1,763.52M 1,907.52M
Income before tax 1,793.84M 1,812.74M 1,908.49M 1,785.81M 1,917.44M
Net income 1,108.26M 1,219.27M 1,196.41M 1,254.88M 1,367.36M
EBITDA 2,235.78M 2,156.39M 2,179.77M 2,212.84M 2,478.51M
Diluted EPS 0.89 0.98 0.96 1.01 1.11
Dividends Per Share 0.23 0.53 0.28 0.30 0.33
Total Assets 21,056.58M 22,896.91M 25,143.04M 26,392.51M 28,887.21M
Total liabilities 10,926.83M 11,991.74M 12,932.05M 13,391.25M 14,742.15M
Total equity 9,479.28M 10,277.88M 11,461.10M 12,212.09M 13,276.62M
Operating cash flow 1,627.55M 1,702.37M 1,223.40M 807.18M 755.98M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
Operating margin10.83%
Profit margin7.76%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yuichi Kitao
  • Manager-Finance: Setsuo Harashima
  • Director, General Manager-Research & Development: Shinji Sasaki
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Masato Yoshikawa
  • Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Toshihiko Kurosawa


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 1-2-47 Shikitsuhigashi, Naniwa-Ku, Osaka, 556-8601, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6648.2111

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Last Updated on 10 Apr, 2020

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