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Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

  • 1,789.00 JPY
  • -19.00
  • -1.05%
  • Japan
    Mar 26, 2019
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Business Summary

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. engages in the general trading business. It operates through the following segments: Iron and Steel Products; Mineral and Metal Resources; Machinery and Infrastructure; Chemicals; Energy; Lifestyle; Innovation and Corporate Development; Overseas; and Others. The Iron and Steel Products segment manages the sourcing and supply of iron and steel products; investment in steel service centers; electric furnace steel mills, rolling mills, component manufacturers; and the iron and steel distribution industry. The Mineral and Metal Resources segment handles investment in resource development, production, processing, and trading business; and the environmental recycling business. The Machinery and Infrastructure segment upgrades and maintains infrastructure to facilitate social and economic development through projects in fields such as power generation, energy and mineral resources, marine energy, water supply, and logistics. The Chemicals segment manufactures, trades and sells chemical products in Japan and overseas. The Energy segment explores, develops, produces, and trades energy resources. The Lifestyle segment deals with global sales of food resources and products. The Innovation and Corporate Development segment undertakes information technology, financial technology, and logistics technology services. The Overseas segment engages in the sales and intermediary service of various commodities and conducts related businesses led by overseas trading subsidiaries and their affiliated companies in their respective countries including America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific. The Others segment includes corporate staff department performing financial business services. The company was founded on July 1, 1876 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit756,519M6,825.79M
Operating income199,216M1,797.45M
Income before tax544,384M4,911.77M
Net income418,479M3,775.78M
Diluted EPS237.502.14
Dividends Per Share700.63
Total Assets11,306.66B106,315.54M
Total liabilities7,088.53B66,652.89M
Total equity3,974.71B37,373.89M
Operating cash flow553,645M4,995.33M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 5,731.91B 5,404.93B 4,759.69B 4,363.96B 4,892.14B
Gross Profit 818,611M 783,641M 685,481M 692,469M 756,519M
Operating income 301,479M 244,417M 134,267M 166,894M 199,216M
Income before tax 379,278M 287,231M 156,362M 290,222M 544,384M
Net income 350,093M 306,490M -83,410M 306,136M 418,479M
EBITDA 520,626M 512,784M 387,435M 360,223M 398,393M
Diluted EPS 192.21 170.95 -46.53 171.10 237.50
Dividends Per Share 59 64 64 55 70
Total Assets 11,491.31B 12,202.92B 10,910.51B 11,501.01B 11,306.66B
Total liabilities 7,391.01B 7,805.54B 7,243.97B 7,510.85B 7,088.53B
Total equity 3,815.76B 4,099.79B 3,379.72B 3,732.17B 3,974.71B
Operating cash flow 449,243M 639,967M 586,991M 404,171M 553,645M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 57,221.04M 49,199.91M 39,636.27M 40,299.84M 44,140.05M
Gross Profit 8,172.09M 7,133.31M 5,708.33M 6,394.72M 6,825.79M
Operating income 3,009.62M 2,224.87M 1,118.10M 1,541.21M 1,797.45M
Income before tax 3,786.28M 2,614.60M 1,302.10M 2,680.10M 4,911.77M
Net income 3,494.93M 2,789.91M -694.59M 2,827.06M 3,775.78M
EBITDA 5,197.34M 4,667.76M 3,226.35M 3,326.54M 3,594.55M
Diluted EPS 1.91 1.55 -0.38 1.58 2.14
Dividends Per Share 0.58 0.58 0.53 0.50 0.63
Total Assets 111,582.45M 101,754.60M 97,072.91M 103,212.89M 106,315.54M
Total liabilities 71,767.87M 65,086.90M 64,451.04M 67,404.20M 66,652.89M
Total equity 37,051.67M 34,186.32M 30,070.06M 33,493.48M 37,373.89M
Operating cash flow 4,484.73M 5,825.48M 4,888.15M 3,732.38M 4,995.33M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin4.07%
Profit margin8.55%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Tatsuo Yasunaga
  • Representative Director & Chief Financial Officer: Takakazu Uchida
  • Representative Director & Head-Public Relations: Satoshi Tanaka
  • GM-Information & Communications Technology: Masaki Saito
  • Representative Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Makoto Suzuki


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  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)

Contact Details

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  • Address: JA Building, 1-3-1 Ohte-machi, Tokyo, 100-8631, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3285.1111

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