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Retail Trade

Lawson, Inc.

Business Summary

Lawson, Inc. engages in the management and operation of convenience stores. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Convenience Stores; Seijo Ishii, Entertainment and Others. The Domestic Convenience Stores 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 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 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue666,001M6,285.34M
Gross Profit396,917M3,745.87M
Operating income40,878M385.78M
Income before tax18,230M172.04M
Net income8,689M82.00M
EBITDA121,656M1,148.12M
Diluted EPS86.770.81
Dividends Per Share1501.41
Total Assets1,365.43B12,816.12M
Total liabilities1,092.49B10,254.31M
Total equity267,966M2,515.16M
Operating cash flow227,954M2,151.30M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Feb 2017Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021
Revenue 631,288M 657,323M 700,646M 730,236M 666,001M
Gross Profit 401,517M 417,450M 435,871M 445,421M 396,917M
Operating income 73,773M 65,820M 60,781M 62,943M 40,878M
Income before tax 58,456M 43,590M 39,876M 30,319M 18,230M
Net income 36,400M 26,829M 25,584M 20,107M 8,689M
EBITDA 129,972M 124,421M 127,625M 142,126M 121,656M
Diluted EPS 363.70 268.02 255.58 200.84 86.77
Dividends Per Share 250 255 255 150 150
Total Assets 866,577M 900,256M 1,342.32B 1,357.73B 1,365.43B
Total liabilities 580,578M 618,805M 1,060.34B 1,082.38B 1,092.49B
Total equity 275,195M 275,853M 276,731M 271,133M 267,966M
Operating cash flow 99,864M 113,938M 128,594M 202,703M 227,954M
 Feb 2017Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021
Revenue 5,830.71M 5,900.25M 6,341.86M 6,698.80M 6,285.34M
Gross Profit 3,708.49M 3,747.10M 3,945.26M 4,086.06M 3,745.87M
Operating income 681.38M 590.81M 550.15M 577.40M 385.78M
Income before tax 539.91M 391.27M 360.93M 278.13M 172.04M
Net income 336.19M 240.82M 231.57M 184.45M 82.00M
EBITDA 1,200.44M 1,116.82M 1,155.19M 1,303.79M 1,148.12M
Diluted EPS 3.35 2.40 2.31 1.84 0.81
Dividends Per Share 2.30 2.28 2.30 1.37 1.41
Total Assets 7,745.24M 8,436.86M 12,058.29M 12,587.32M 12,816.12M
Total liabilities 5,189.05M 5,799.21M 9,525.17M 10,034.58M 10,254.31M
Total equity 2,459.62M 2,585.19M 2,485.90M 2,513.63M 2,515.16M
Operating cash flow 922.36M 1,022.72M 1,163.96M 1,859.49M 2,151.30M

Valuation Measures

Feb 2021
PER57.29
ROA0.63%
ROE3.22%
Operating margin6.13%
Profit margin1.30%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Sadanobu Takemasu
  • CFO, Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Satoshi Nakaniwa
  • Executive Officer: Yasuhiko Hirokane
  • Executive Officer: Hajime Kawamura
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Administration: Tomoki Takanishi

Shareholders

  • Mitsubishi Corp. (50%)
  • KDDI Corp. (2.1%)
  • Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (2.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.1%)
  • Macquarie Investment Management Europe SA (0.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.7%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.6%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.lawson.co.jp
  • Address: East Tower, Gate City Ohsaki, 3/F, 1-11-2 Osaki, Tokyo, 141-8643, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6635.3963

Related Companies

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

Competitors

  • Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Berli Jucker Public Co. Ltd.
  • PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya
  • Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc.
  • Philippine Seven Corporation
Last Updated on 14 Apr, 2021

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