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Consumer Services

Kura Sushi, Inc.

Business Summary

Kura Sushi, Inc. engages in the management of a chain of revolving sushi restaurants. It offers standard sushi and side menu items. The company was founded by Kunihiko Tanaka in May 1977 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Oct 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit100,535M789.60M
Operating income-1,113M-8.74M
Income before tax1,905M14.96M
Net income745M5.85M
Diluted EPS18.490.14
Dividends Per Share200.15
Total Assets113,816M765.74M
Total liabilities54,847M369.00M
Total equity51,046M343.43M
Operating cash flow9,944M78.10M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Oct 2018Oct 2019Oct 2020Oct 2021Oct 2022
Revenue 132,499M 136,134M 135,835M 147,694M 183,053M
Gross Profit 72,099M 74,502M 74,933M 81,060M 100,535M
Operating income 6,876M 5,476M 351M -2,415M -1,113M
Income before tax 7,443M 5,876M 439M 2,923M 1,905M
Net income 5,130M 3,767M -263M 1,901M 745M
EBITDA 10,526M 9,527M 5,641M 3,854M 6,518M
Diluted EPS 129.91 95.04 -6.62 47.97 18.49
Dividends Per Share 15 20 20 20 20
Total Assets 59,668M 68,944M 87,674M 101,774M 113,816M
Total liabilities 20,391M 21,732M 40,104M 47,116M 54,847M
Total equity 39,275M 44,153M 44,330M 48,592M 51,046M
Operating cash flow 10,209M 8,626M 8,935M 4,738M 9,944M
 Oct 2018Oct 2019Oct 2020Oct 2021Oct 2022
Revenue 1,199.52M 1,241.81M 1,262.69M 1,365.18M 1,437.70M
Gross Profit 652.72M 679.60M 696.56M 749.26M 789.60M
Operating income 62.24M 49.95M 3.26M -22.32M -8.74M
Income before tax 67.38M 53.60M 4.08M 27.01M 14.96M
Net income 46.44M 34.36M -2.44M 17.57M 5.85M
EBITDA 95.29M 86.90M 52.43M 35.62M 51.19M
Diluted EPS 1.17 0.86 -0.06 0.44 0.14
Dividends Per Share 0.13 0.18 0.18 0.18 0.15
Total Assets 528.71M 637.75M 838.66M 892.55M 765.74M
Total liabilities 180.68M 201.02M 383.62M 413.20M 369.00M
Total equity 348.01M 408.42M 424.04M 426.15M 343.43M
Operating cash flow 92.42M 78.68M 83.05M 43.79M 78.10M

Valuation Measures

Oct 2022
Operating margin-0.60%
Profit margin0.40%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kunihiko Tanaka
  • Director & Vice President: Makoto Tanaka
  • Director & General Manager-Environmental Business: Setsuko Tanaka
  • Director & General Manager-Store Development: Yoshito Ito
  • Managing Director & General Manager-Products: Hiroyuki Hisamune


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  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Kura Sushi Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

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