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Retail Trade

Lawson, Inc.

  • 5,120.00 JPY
  • +30.00
  • +0.59%
  • Japan
    May 20, 2019
  • Ticker
    TKS(2651)
  • Prev. close
    5,090
  • Market cap (JPY)
    510,527M
  • Market cap (USD)
    4,642.20M
  • Shares
    100.30M

Business Summary

Lawson, Inc. engages in the management and operation of convenience stores. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Convenience Store; Seijo Ishii, Entertainment and Others. The Domestic Convenience Store segment includes Lawson, Natural Lawson, Lawson Store 100, and Lawson Mart chain stores. The Seijo Ishii segment manages supermarkets. The Entertainment segment sells concert tickets at Lawson stores and sells music and video software at HMV stores. The Others segment handles financial services and overseas business. The company was founded on April 15, 1975 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Feb 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue700,646M6,341.86M
Gross Profit435,871M3,945.26M
Operating income60,781M550.15M
Income before tax39,876M360.93M
Net income25,584M231.57M
EBITDA127,625M1,155.19M
Diluted EPS255.582.31
Dividends Per Share2552.30
Total Assets1,342.49B12,059.73M
Total liabilities1,060.50B9,526.62M
Total equity276,731M2,485.90M
Operating cash flow128,594M1,163.96M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Feb 2015Feb 2016Feb 2017Feb 2018Feb 2019
Revenue 497,913M 583,452M 631,288M 657,323M 700,646M
Gross Profit 328,009M 378,347M 401,517M 417,450M 435,871M
Operating income 70,482M 72,541M 73,773M 65,820M 60,781M
Income before tax 58,370M 55,402M 58,456M 43,590M 39,876M
Net income 32,686M 31,381M 36,400M 26,829M 25,584M
EBITDA 112,307M 121,834M 129,972M 124,421M 127,625M
Diluted EPS 326.65 313.57 363.70 268.02 255.58
Dividends Per Share 240 245 250 255 255
Total Assets 764,614M 803,212M 866,577M 900,256M 1,342.49B
Total liabilities 500,817M 530,215M 580,578M 618,805M 1,060.50B
Total equity 256,345M 264,701M 275,195M 275,853M 276,731M
Operating cash flow 110,567M 112,205M 99,864M 113,938M 128,594M
 Feb 2015Feb 2016Feb 2017Feb 2018Feb 2019
Revenue 4,595.84M 4,832.82M 5,830.71M 5,900.25M 6,341.86M
Gross Profit 3,027.59M 3,133.90M 3,708.49M 3,747.10M 3,945.26M
Operating income 650.56M 600.86M 681.38M 590.81M 550.15M
Income before tax 538.76M 458.90M 539.91M 391.27M 360.93M
Net income 301.69M 259.93M 336.19M 240.82M 231.57M
EBITDA 1,036.61M 1,009.17M 1,200.44M 1,116.82M 1,155.19M
Diluted EPS 3.01 2.59 3.35 2.40 2.31
Dividends Per Share 2.21 2.02 2.30 2.28 2.30
Total Assets 6,396.03M 7,115.94M 7,745.24M 8,436.86M 12,059.73M
Total liabilities 4,189.35M 4,697.36M 5,189.05M 5,799.21M 9,526.62M
Total equity 2,144.33M 2,345.08M 2,459.62M 2,585.19M 2,485.90M
Operating cash flow 1,020.55M 929.41M 922.36M 1,022.72M 1,163.96M

Valuation Measures

Feb 2019
PER26.39
ROA2.28%
ROE9.25%
Operating margin8.67%
Profit margin3.65%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Sadanobu Takemasu
  • CFO, Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Satoshi Nakaniwa
  • Senior Vice President: Norikazu Nishiguchi
  • Executive Officer: Atsushi Maeda
  • Executive Officer: Yasuhiko Hirokane

Shareholders

  • Mitsubishi Corp. (50%)
  • NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (2.0%)
  • APG Asset Management NV (2.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.3%)
  • National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperatives (0.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.9%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.8%)
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.6%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.lawson.co.jp
  • Address: Gate City Osaki East Tower, 3/F, 1-11-2 Osaki, Tokyo, 141-8643, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5435.2770

Related Companies

  • Lawson Travel, Inc.
  • Lawson Urban Works KK
  • Lawson Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Three F Co., Ltd. /281 Convenience Store Branches/
  • Chongqing Lawson Co. Ltd.
  • SAVE ON KK /27 Convenience Stores/
  • Beijing Lawson, Inc.
  • Lawson (China) Holdings, Inc.
  • Lawson Mart, Inc.
  • Lawson Will KK
  • Lawson Minami Kyushu KK
  • Lawson Toyama, Inc.
  • Lawson HMV Entertainment, Inc.
  • United Entertainment Holdings KK
  • Lawson Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd.
  • BestPractice, Inc.
  • Eisai Seikaken Co., Ltd.
  • Shanghai Hualian Lawson Co. Ltd.
  • Ninety-nine Plus, Inc.
  • Tohoku Spar Co. Ltd. /Convenience Stores Ops/
  • Seijo Ishii Co., Ltd.

Competitors

  • Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • AEON Co., Ltd.
  • FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co. Ltd.
  • Berli Jucker Public Co. Ltd.
  • Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc.
  • Philippine Seven Corporation
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