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Marubeni Corp.

  • 798.40 JPY
  • +6.00
  • +0.76%
  • Japan
    Apr 18, 2019
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Business Summary

Marubeni Corp. engages in handling of products and provision of services in the areas of import and export. It also conducts business investment, development and management. 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 handles the domestic and overseas 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 & livestock products. It also handles clothes, footwear, tire, sporting goods, living essentials, and other consumer products. This segment also engages in system integration, data communication network, and mobile terminal sales businesses; as well as in forwarding and distribution services, insurance brokerage, reinsurance, asset and property management, fund investment, condominium development, and property redevelopment. The Chemical & Forest Products segment merchandises petrochemicals, electronic materials, and functional chemicals. It 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. It also handles steel, non-iron light metals, and their raw materials; as well as steel products such as steel sheets and tubes, and special steel products. The Transportation & Industrial Machinery comprises of 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 businesses, seawater conversion, water and sewerage businesses, traffic infrastructure systems, and various industrial plants. The Others segment provides the group's financing services. The company was founded by Chubei Itoh in May 1858 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit677,237M6,110.45M
Operating income118,054M1,065.15M
Income before tax255,004M2,300.80M
Net income207,259M1,870.02M
Diluted EPS119.371.07
Dividends Per Share310.27
Total Assets6,877.11B64,664.93M
Total liabilities5,285.06B49,695.04M
Total equity1,527.88B14,366.57M
Operating cash flow253,423M2,286.54M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 7,055.70B 7,834.29B 7,300.29B 7,128.80B 7,540.33B
Gross Profit 651,425M 707,318M 670,086M 613,880M 677,237M
Operating income 117,682M 160,688M 104,231M 91,597M 118,054M
Income before tax 136,968M 34,695M 90,559M 85,546M 255,004M
Net income 210,945M 105,604M 62,264M 152,851M 207,259M
EBITDA 203,537M 278,927M 225,694M 203,279M 238,385M
Diluted EPS 121.52 60.85 35.88 88.06 119.37
Dividends Per Share 25 26 21 23 31
Total Assets 7,255.38B 7,673.06B 7,117.68B 6,896.73B 6,877.11B
Total liabilities 5,722.19B 5,994.35B 5,702.48B 5,397.56B 5,285.06B
Total equity 1,385.31B 1,518.51B 1,317.05B 1,440.13B 1,527.88B
Operating cash flow 291,188M 170,943M 359,132M 324,263M 253,423M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 70,436.19M 71,313.90M 60,793.12M 65,832.20M 68,033.67M
Gross Profit 6,503.09M 6,438.56M 5,580.13M 5,668.98M 6,110.45M
Operating income 1,174.80M 1,462.70M 867.98M 845.86M 1,065.15M
Income before tax 1,367.33M 315.82M 754.12M 789.98M 2,300.80M
Net income 2,105.83M 961.29M 518.50M 1,411.52M 1,870.02M
EBITDA 2,031.88M 2,539.01M 1,879.46M 1,877.21M 2,150.85M
Diluted EPS 1.21 0.55 0.29 0.81 1.07
Dividends Per Share 0.24 0.23 0.17 0.21 0.27
Total Assets 70,450.84M 63,982.18M 63,327.42M 61,892.96M 64,664.93M
Total liabilities 55,563.37M 49,984.16M 50,736.09M 48,439.05M 49,695.04M
Total equity 13,451.59M 12,662.20M 11,718.06M 12,924.11M 14,366.57M
Operating cash flow 2,906.89M 1,556.05M 2,990.66M 2,994.46M 2,286.54M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin1.56%
Profit margin2.74%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Fumiya Kokubu
  • Representative Director & Chief Financial Officer: Nobuhiro Yabe
  • Representative Director: Hikaru Minami
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Mitsuru Akiyoshi
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Shigeru Yamazoe


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Contact Details

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

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