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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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue347,519M3,187.93M
Gross Profit171,931M1,577.19M
Operating income30,049M275.65M
Income before tax31,402M288.06M
Net income20,560M188.60M
EBITDA40,553M372.00M
Diluted EPS70.630.64
Dividends Per Share210.19
Total Assets380,701M3,503.11M
Total liabilities159,497M1,467.65M
Total equity208,421M1,917.83M
Operating cash flow36,762M337.23M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 378,659M 395,667M 342,703M 349,403M 347,519M
Gross Profit 212,193M 229,765M 170,990M 171,730M 171,931M
Operating income 16,374M 24,503M 28,808M 28,377M 30,049M
Income before tax 19,387M 24,035M 31,998M 35,658M 31,402M
Net income 10,680M 15,951M 20,883M 25,607M 20,560M
EBITDA 27,621M 34,828M 36,583M 37,084M 40,553M
Diluted EPS 36.84 55.04 71.77 87.98 70.63
Dividends Per Share 10 13 17 20 21
Total Assets 282,434M 298,510M 338,855M 355,365M 380,701M
Total liabilities 139,704M 140,628M 150,060M 151,090M 159,497M
Total equity 134,857M 149,502M 178,439M 191,108M 208,421M
Operating cash flow 35,539M 32,269M 28,559M 31,879M 36,762M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 3,127.73M 3,641.36M 3,056.20M 3,163.65M 3,187.93M
Gross Profit 1,752.72M 2,114.55M 1,524.87M 1,554.92M 1,577.19M
Operating income 135.24M 225.50M 256.90M 256.93M 275.65M
Income before tax 160.13M 221.19M 285.35M 322.86M 288.06M
Net income 88.21M 146.79M 186.23M 231.85M 188.60M
EBITDA 228.15M 320.52M 326.24M 335.77M 372.00M
Diluted EPS 0.30 0.50 0.64 0.79 0.64
Dividends Per Share 0.08 0.11 0.15 0.18 0.19
Total Assets 2,347.84M 2,559.35M 3,008.03M 3,238.98M 3,503.11M
Total liabilities 1,161.34M 1,205.71M 1,332.09M 1,377.11M 1,467.65M
Total equity 1,121.05M 1,281.79M 1,584.01M 1,741.85M 1,917.83M
Operating cash flow 293.55M 296.97M 254.68M 288.64M 337.23M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER30.04
ROA5.58%
ROE10.29%
Operating margin8.64%
Profit margin5.91%

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%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund (5.4%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (4.2%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.7%)
  • Lion Corp. (2.6%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.4%)
  • Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (1.4%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. (1.3%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.2%)

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 30 Oct, 2020

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