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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 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit696,808M6,408.85M
Operating income133,875M1,231.30M
Income before tax-165,935M-1,526.17M
Net income-201,370M-1,852.09M
Diluted EPS-116.03-1.06
Dividends Per Share350.32
Total Assets6,320.03B58,543.25M
Total liabilities4,959.02B45,936.04M
Total equity1,271.88B11,781.63M
Operating cash flow326,981M3,007.39M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 7,300.29B 7,128.80B 7,540.33B 7,401.25B 6,827.64B
Gross Profit 670,086M 613,880M 677,237M 729,675M 696,808M
Operating income 104,231M 91,597M 118,054M 173,009M 133,875M
Income before tax 90,559M 200,271M 255,004M 288,819M -165,935M
Net income 62,264M 152,851M 207,259M 226,876M -201,370M
EBITDA 225,694M 203,279M 238,385M 286,550M 300,797M
Diluted EPS 35.88 88.06 119.37 130.62 -116.03
Dividends Per Share 21 23 31 34 35
Total Assets 7,117.68B 6,896.73B 6,877.11B 6,809.07B 6,320.03B
Total liabilities 5,702.48B 5,397.56B 5,285.06B 4,980.94B 4,959.02B
Total equity 1,317.05B 1,440.13B 1,527.88B 1,734.15B 1,271.88B
Operating cash flow 359,132M 324,263M 253,423M 284,895M 326,981M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 60,793.12M 65,832.20M 68,033.67M 66,741.31M 62,796.89M
Gross Profit 5,580.13M 5,668.98M 6,110.45M 6,579.89M 6,408.85M
Operating income 867.98M 845.86M 1,065.15M 1,560.12M 1,231.30M
Income before tax 754.12M 1,849.43M 2,300.80M 2,604.44M -1,526.17M
Net income 518.50M 1,411.52M 1,870.02M 2,045.86M -1,852.09M
EBITDA 1,879.46M 1,877.21M 2,150.85M 2,583.98M 2,766.56M
Diluted EPS 0.29 0.81 1.07 1.17 -1.06
Dividends Per Share 0.17 0.21 0.27 0.30 0.32
Total Assets 63,327.42M 61,892.96M 64,664.93M 61,517.61M 58,543.25M
Total liabilities 50,736.09M 48,439.05M 49,695.04M 45,001.04M 45,936.04M
Total equity 11,718.06M 12,924.11M 14,366.57M 15,667.45M 11,781.63M
Operating cash flow 2,990.66M 2,994.46M 2,286.54M 2,569.05M 3,007.39M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin1.96%
Profit margin-2.94%

Key executives

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


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Tokyo Nihonbashi Tower, 2-7-1 Nihonbashi, Tokyo, 103-6060, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3282.2111

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