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Consumer Non-Durables

Lion Corp.

Business Summary

Lion Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of dental and body care, laundry, household cleaners, pharmaceuticals, and health products. It operates through the following business segments: Consumer Products, Industrial Products, Overseas, and Other. The Consumer Products segment manufactures and sells daily necessities, over-the-counter drugs and function food. These include toothpaste, toothbrush, hand soap, antipyretic analgesic, eye drops, nutritional drink, laundry detergent, softener, and bleach. The Industrial Products segment provides chemical raw materials and business supplies. These include oil and fat activator, conductive carbon, and professional cleaning agent. The Overseas segment handles the operation of overseas subsidiaries that manufactures and sells daily commodities. The Other segment includes construction contracting, real estate management, transportation storage, and staffing. The company was founded by Tomijiro Kobayashi on October 30, 1891 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue355,352M3,328.24M
Gross Profit179,873M1,684.70M
Operating income35,539M332.86M
Income before tax44,606M417.78M
Net income29,871M279.77M
EBITDA47,271M442.74M
Diluted EPS102.600.96
Dividends Per Share230.21
Total Assets435,501M4,218.13M
Total liabilities190,641M1,846.49M
Total equity231,723M2,244.39M
Operating cash flow40,729M381.47M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 395,667M 342,703M 349,403M 347,519M 355,352M
Gross Profit 229,765M 170,990M 171,730M 171,931M 179,873M
Operating income 24,503M 28,808M 28,377M 30,049M 35,539M
Income before tax 24,035M 31,998M 35,658M 31,402M 44,606M
Net income 15,951M 20,883M 25,607M 20,560M 29,871M
EBITDA 34,828M 36,583M 37,084M 40,553M 47,271M
Diluted EPS 55.04 71.77 87.98 70.63 102.60
Dividends Per Share 13 17 20 21 23
Total Assets 298,510M 338,855M 355,365M 380,701M 435,501M
Total liabilities 140,628M 150,060M 151,090M 159,497M 190,641M
Total equity 149,502M 178,439M 191,108M 208,421M 231,723M
Operating cash flow 32,269M 28,559M 31,879M 36,762M 40,729M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 3,641.36M 3,056.20M 3,163.65M 3,187.93M 3,328.24M
Gross Profit 2,114.55M 1,524.87M 1,554.92M 1,577.19M 1,684.70M
Operating income 225.50M 256.90M 256.93M 275.65M 332.86M
Income before tax 221.19M 285.35M 322.86M 288.06M 417.78M
Net income 146.79M 186.23M 231.85M 188.60M 279.77M
EBITDA 320.52M 326.24M 335.77M 372.00M 442.74M
Diluted EPS 0.50 0.64 0.79 0.64 0.96
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.15 0.18 0.19 0.21
Total Assets 2,559.35M 3,008.03M 3,238.98M 3,503.11M 4,218.13M
Total liabilities 1,205.71M 1,332.09M 1,377.11M 1,467.65M 1,846.49M
Total equity 1,281.79M 1,584.01M 1,741.85M 1,917.83M 2,244.39M
Operating cash flow 296.97M 254.68M 288.64M 337.23M 381.47M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2020
PER24.31
ROA7.31%
ROE13.57%
Operating margin10.00%
Profit margin8.40%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Itsuo Hama
  • President, COO & Representative Director: Masazumi Kikukawa
  • Director, Executive Officer, General Manager-R&D: Fumitomo Noritake
  • Director, Executive Officer & Head-Special Sales: Yugo Kume
  • Director, Head-Legal Affairs & Accounting: Takeo Sakakibara

Shareholders

  • Government of Japan (5.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (3.5%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund (3.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.7%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (2.6%)
  • Lion Corp. (2.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • MFS International (UK) Ltd. (1.6%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.4%)
  • Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (1.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.lion.co.jp
  • Address: 1-3-7 Honjo, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo, 130-8644, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3621.6211

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Competitors

  • AK Holdings, Inc.
Last Updated on 21 Oct, 2021

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