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Marubeni Corp.

Business Summary

Marubeni Corp. engages in the business of importing and exporting services. It operates through the following segments: Food & Consumer Products; Chemical & Forest Products; Energy & Metals; Transportation & Industrial Machinery; Power Projects & Plant; and Others. The Food & Consumer Products segment engages in the manufacture and trade of all food products including feed grains, soybeans, wheat, sugar, processed foods, beverages, and their raw materials, foodstuffs for professional use, and agricultural, seafood and livestock products. The Chemical & Forest Products segment merchandises petrochemicals, electronic materials, and functional chemicals, and also handles agricultural materials including pesticides and fertilizers. The Energy & Metals segment covers the trade of petroleum and gas, raw materials development and gas station retail, non-iron light metals; as well as steel products such as steel sheets, tubes other steel products. The Transportation & Industrial Machinery engages in the export, import, wholesale and retail of transport equipment; as well as the navigation of cargo boats, tankers, and LNG ships. The Power Projects & Plant segment engages in the development, investment, operation, and maintenance of electricity and energy infrastructure-related business, seawater conversion, water and sewerage business, traffic infrastructure systems, and various industrial plants. The Others segment provides the group's financial services. It also handles clothes, footwear, tires, sporting goods, living essentials, and other consumer products. The company was founded by Chubei Itoh in May 1858 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit675,418M6,368.41M
Operating income141,553M1,334.68M
Income before tax140,478M1,324.54M
Net income221,414M2,087.68M
Diluted EPS127.361.20
Dividends Per Share330.31
Total Assets6,938.95B62,796.00M
Total liabilities5,270.77B47,699.35M
Total equity1,575.46B14,257.61M
Operating cash flow397,069M3,743.90M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 7,128.80B 7,540.33B 7,401.25B 6,827.64B 6,332.41B
Gross Profit 613,880M 677,237M 729,675M 696,808M 675,418M
Operating income 91,597M 118,054M 173,009M 133,875M 141,553M
Income before tax 200,271M 255,004M 288,819M -165,935M 140,478M
Net income 152,851M 207,259M 226,876M -201,370M 221,414M
EBITDA 203,279M 238,385M 286,550M 300,797M 285,970M
Diluted EPS 88.06 119.37 130.62 -116.03 127.36
Dividends Per Share 23 31 34 35 33
Total Assets 6,896.73B 6,877.11B 6,809.07B 6,320.03B 6,938.95B
Total liabilities 5,397.56B 5,285.06B 4,980.94B 4,959.02B 5,270.77B
Total equity 1,440.13B 1,527.88B 1,734.15B 1,271.88B 1,575.46B
Operating cash flow 324,263M 253,423M 284,895M 326,981M 397,069M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 65,832.20M 68,033.67M 66,741.31M 62,796.89M 59,707.41M
Gross Profit 5,668.98M 6,110.45M 6,579.89M 6,408.85M 6,368.41M
Operating income 845.86M 1,065.15M 1,560.12M 1,231.30M 1,334.68M
Income before tax 1,849.43M 2,300.80M 2,604.44M -1,526.17M 1,324.54M
Net income 1,411.52M 1,870.02M 2,045.86M -1,852.09M 2,087.68M
EBITDA 1,877.21M 2,150.85M 2,583.98M 2,766.56M 2,696.36M
Diluted EPS 0.81 1.07 1.17 -1.06 1.20
Dividends Per Share 0.21 0.27 0.30 0.32 0.31
Total Assets 61,892.96M 64,664.93M 61,517.61M 58,543.25M 62,796.00M
Total liabilities 48,439.05M 49,695.04M 45,001.04M 45,936.04M 47,699.35M
Total equity 12,924.11M 14,366.57M 15,667.45M 11,781.63M 14,257.61M
Operating cash flow 2,994.46M 2,286.54M 2,569.05M 3,007.39M 3,743.90M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin2.23%
Profit margin3.49%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Masumi Kakinoki
  • CFO, Representative Director & Head-IR: Takayuki Furuya
  • Representative Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Mutsumi Ishizuki
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Akira Terakawa
  • Executive Officer: Jun Hirasawa


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Contact Details

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