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Consumer Non-Durables

Lacto Japan Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Lacto Japan Co., Ltd. engages in the foreign and domestic trade of agricultural, livestock, and other food products. It operates through the following divisions: Dairy Ingredients and Cheese, Processed Meat Products, Asia Business, and Others. The Dairy Ingredients and Cheese division procures dairy ingredients and natural cheese from overseas sources to supply to Japanese manufacturers. The Processed Meat Products division sells chilled pork, frozen pork, raw ham, and salami. The Asia Business division supplies dairy ingredients and cheese to its networks in Asia. The Other division exports milk, cheese, frozen vegetables, and fruit juices. The company was founded on May 15, 1998 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Nov 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue116,794.37M1,069.06M
Gross Profit6,800.62M62.24M
Operating income3,144.34M28.78M
Income before tax2,747.79M25.15M
Net income1,963.03M17.96M
EBITDA3,364.53M30.79M
Diluted EPS195.971.79
Dividends Per Share220.20
Total Assets48,134.90M439.54M
Total liabilities32,170.68M293.76M
Total equity15,964.22M145.77M
Operating cash flow3,365.48M30.80M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Nov 2015Nov 2016Nov 2017Nov 2018Nov 2019
Revenue 98,000.74M 88,679.04M 101,334.80M 115,440.66M 116,794.37M
Gross Profit 3,648.29M 6,345.77M 5,386.83M 6,510.89M 6,800.62M
Operating income 720.14M 3,349.49M 1,923.73M 3,009.20M 3,144.34M
Income before tax 1,344.89M 1,434.77M 2,523.35M 2,572.37M 2,747.79M
Net income 831.40M 946.44M 1,755.19M 1,784.20M 1,963.03M
EBITDA 899.50M 3,523.73M 2,149.32M 3,220.76M 3,364.53M
Diluted EPS 98.93 96.78 177.15 178.48 195.97
Dividends Per Share 15 16 19 20 22
Total Assets 39,321.81M 37,561.53M 45,905.15M 48,967.87M 48,134.90M
Total liabilities 28,931.22M 26,142.46M 33,120.01M 34,536.34M 32,170.68M
Total equity 10,390.58M 11,419.06M 12,785.14M 14,431.52M 15,964.22M
Operating cash flow 2,535.02M 3,560.35M -5,048.48M 356.34M 3,365.48M
 Nov 2015Nov 2016Nov 2017Nov 2018Nov 2019
Revenue 810.77M 812.36M 901.63M 1,044.66M 1,069.06M
Gross Profit 30.18M 58.13M 47.92M 58.91M 62.24M
Operating income 5.95M 30.68M 17.11M 27.23M 28.78M
Income before tax 11.12M 13.14M 22.45M 23.27M 25.15M
Net income 6.87M 8.67M 15.61M 16.14M 17.96M
EBITDA 7.44M 32.28M 19.12M 29.14M 30.79M
Diluted EPS 0.81 0.88 1.57 1.61 1.79
Dividends Per Share 0.12 0.14 0.16 0.18 0.20
Total Assets 318.96M 329.64M 410.21M 431.24M 439.54M
Total liabilities 234.67M 229.43M 295.96M 304.15M 293.76M
Total equity 84.28M 100.21M 114.24M 127.09M 145.77M
Operating cash flow 20.97M 32.61M -44.91M 3.22M 30.80M

Valuation Measures

Nov 2019
PER17.56
ROA4.04%
ROE12.91%
Operating margin2.69%
Profit margin1.68%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Motohisa Miura
  • Director & Head-Corporate Staff: Masayuki Maekawa
  • Director, Head-Sales, Asia & Affiliates: Koji Sukino
  • Auditor: Kiichiro Kamakura

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (10.0%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (5.2%)
  • YASUMI SHIGERU (3.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • PineBridge Investments Japan Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
  • MIURA MOTOHISA (2.4%)
  • KAMAKURA KIICHIRO (2.4%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (2.1%)
  • ISHII JUN /LACTO JAPAN/ (2.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.lactojapan.com
  • Address: Taiyo Seimei Nihonbashi Bldg., 22/F, 2-11-2 Nihonbashi, Tokyo, 103-0027, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.055.369

Related Companies

  • Lacto Japan Restricted Stock Compensation Plan
  • Lacto Japan (Asia) Pte Ltd.
  • Lacto USA, Inc.
  • Lacto Japan Co. Ltd. (Netherlands)
  • Lacto Japan Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Lacto Asia Pte Ltd.

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