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Mitsubishi Corp.

  • 3,185.00 JPY
  • -37.00
  • -1.15%
  • Japan
    Mar 20, 2019
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Business Summary

Mitsubishi Corp. engages in the provision of services utilizing the function of general trading. It operates through the following segments: Global Environmental and Infrastructure, Industrial Finance, Logistics and Development, Energy Business, Metals, Machinery, Chemicals, Living Essentials, and Others. The Global Environmental and Infrastructure handles trade and related business operations in power generation, water, transportation, and other necessary infrastructure. It also manufactures lithium-ion batteries for vehicles and electricity storage. The Industrial Finance, Logistics and Development segment deals with asset management, infrastructure financing, corporate financing, and leasing. It also provides solutions in construction and real estate development focusing on commercial facilities and urban development, condominium development, and logistics. The Energy Business explores, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil, petroleum products, petroleum coke, coal coke, carbon products, and liquefied petroleum gas. It also develop and invests in oil and gas projects. The Metals segment supplies steel products, non-ferrous metals, and ferrous raw materials. It also undertakes ventures in precious metals like platinum and palladium. The Machinery segment handles industrial machinery, shipping, defense and aerospace, motor vehicles and Isuzu business. It also includes machine tools, agricultural machinery, construction and mining equipment, elevators and escalators, ships, space-related equipment, and automobiles. The Chemicals segment supplies chemical products that includes raw materials for synthetic resins and fibers, chemical fertilizers, inorganic raw materials, industrial salts, plastics, electronic materials, and life science products. The Living Essentials segment provides consumer necessities connected with clothing, food and housing. This includes food, textile, daily necessities, healthcare, distribution and retail. The Others segment represents services and operational support of corporate staff departments to the company and its affiliates; income and expenses from financial and personnel-related activities; and cash and securities for financial and investment activities. The company was founded by Yataro Iwasaki on July 1, 1954 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit1,886.50B17,021.25M
Operating income499,241M4,504.46M
Income before tax812,722M7,332.89M
Net income560,173M5,054.23M
Diluted EPS352.443.17
Dividends Per Share1100.99
Total Assets16,036.98B150,794.41M
Total liabilities9,771.77B91,883.17M
Total equity5,332.42B50,140.34M
Operating cash flow742,482M6,699.14M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 7,635.16B 7,669.48B 6,925.58B 6,425.76B 7,567.26B
Gross Profit 1,163.00B 1,210.32B 1,099.14B 1,328.63B 1,886.50B
Operating income 210,107M 211,569M 83,179M 396,031M 499,241M
Income before tax 531,954M 574,722M -92,823M 483,990M 812,722M
Net income 361,359M 400,574M -149,395M 440,293M 560,173M
EBITDA 392,673M 415,560M 301,161M 597,222M 753,429M
Diluted EPS 218.80 245.83 -93.68 277.16 352.44
Dividends Per Share 68 60 50 80 110
Total Assets 15,901.12B 16,774.36B 14,916.25B 15,753.55B 16,036.98B
Total liabilities 10,361.75B 10,718.81B 9,898.73B 9,964.54B 9,771.77B
Total equity 5,067.66B 5,570.47B 4,592.51B 4,917.24B 5,332.42B
Operating cash flow 381,576M 798,264M 700,105M 583,004M 742,482M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 76,220.95M 69,813.70M 57,672.67M 59,339.82M 68,276.60M
Gross Profit 11,610.13M 11,017.28M 9,153.12M 12,269.54M 17,021.25M
Operating income 2,097.47M 1,925.86M 692.67M 3,657.21M 4,504.46M
Income before tax 5,310.43M 5,231.57M -772.98M 4,469.49M 7,332.89M
Net income 3,607.40M 3,646.33M -1,244.08M 4,065.96M 5,054.23M
EBITDA 3,920.00M 3,782.75M 2,507.91M 5,515.15M 6,797.91M
Diluted EPS 2.18 2.23 -0.78 2.55 3.17
Dividends Per Share 0.67 0.54 0.41 0.73 0.99
Total Assets 154,402.33M 139,873.79M 132,712.80M 141,376.26M 150,794.41M
Total liabilities 100,614.21M 89,379.28M 88,070.94M 89,424.26M 91,883.17M
Total equity 49,207.80M 46,449.67M 40,860.50M 44,128.57M 50,140.34M
Operating cash flow 3,809.22M 7,266.42M 5,830.11M 5,383.85M 6,699.14M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin6.59%
Profit margin7.40%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Takehiko Kakiuchi
  • Operations Manager & Executive Officer: Mitsuyuki Takada
  • Chief Financial Officer & Representative Director: Kazuyuki Masu
  • Director, Chief Compliance Officer & Head-Legal: Masakazu Sakakida
  • Senior Vice President: Katsuhiro Ito


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