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Producer Manufacturing

NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.

Business Summary

NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. engages in the manufacture and sale of automobiles, technical ceramics, spark plugs and related products for internal-combustion. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Technical Ceramics, and Others. The Automotive segment deals with the manufacture and sale of spark plugs, glow plugs, automotive sensors, ceramic engine parts, and other automotive components. The Technical Ceramics segment handles the semiconductor and ceramics divisions that manufacture and sell IC package for CPU, mobile communications, OA equipment, and multi layer circuit board for automobile parts. It also include cutting tools and industrial equipment parts. The Others segment includes materials sales, welfare services, and transportation business. The company was founded on October 26, 1936 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue425,013M3,832.58M
Gross Profit140,886M1,270.44M
Operating income58,674M529.09M
Income before tax59,329M535.00M
Net income42,814M386.07M
EBITDA82,961M748.10M
Diluted EPS205.571.85
Dividends Per Share700.63
Total Assets628,970M5,682.52M
Total liabilities227,284M2,053.43M
Total equity399,252M3,607.10M
Operating cash flow43,704M394.10M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 347,636M 383,272M 372,919M 409,912M 425,013M
Gross Profit 121,858M 133,495M 119,657M 139,322M 140,886M
Operating income 62,006M 66,071M 53,395M 67,281M 58,674M
Income before tax 57,031M 43,761M 34,833M 60,098M 59,329M
Net income 36,753M 30,815M 25,603M 44,336M 42,814M
EBITDA 75,343M 83,815M 74,060M 88,354M 82,961M
Diluted EPS 168.88 141.60 119.44 209.36 205.57
Dividends Per Share 36 42 42 60 70
Total Assets 485,497M 526,103M 563,801M 599,972M 628,970M
Total liabilities 142,117M 185,056M 209,090M 211,854M 227,284M
Total equity 340,973M 338,870M 352,306M 385,661M 399,252M
Operating cash flow 36,593M 56,465M 49,764M 65,707M 43,704M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 3,164.45M 3,191.69M 3,443.78M 3,698.48M 3,832.58M
Gross Profit 1,109.24M 1,111.67M 1,104.99M 1,257.05M 1,270.44M
Operating income 564.42M 550.20M 493.08M 607.05M 529.09M
Income before tax 519.14M 364.41M 321.67M 542.24M 535.00M
Net income 334.55M 256.61M 236.43M 400.02M 386.07M
EBITDA 685.83M 697.96M 683.92M 797.18M 748.10M
Diluted EPS 1.53 1.17 1.10 1.88 1.85
Dividends Per Share 0.32 0.34 0.38 0.54 0.63
Total Assets 4,048.33M 4,680.83M 5,059.68M 5,641.48M 5,682.52M
Total liabilities 1,185.04M 1,646.47M 1,876.42M 1,992.04M 2,053.43M
Total equity 2,843.21M 3,014.99M 3,161.67M 3,626.33M 3,607.10M
Operating cash flow 333.09M 470.21M 459.55M 592.84M 394.10M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER9.99
ROA6.96%
ROE10.90%
Operating margin13.80%
Profit margin10.07%

Key executives

  • Chairman & President: Shinichi Oda
  • Director, GM-Technology & Development: Takio Kojima
  • Director & Vice President: Toru Matsui
  • Director & Executive Officer: Mikihiko Kato
  • Director & Head-Secretary: Kenji Isobe

Shareholders

  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. (8.2%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (8.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.0%)
  • National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperatives (3.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (2.4%)
  • Toyota Motor Corp. Pension Fund (1.9%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (1.7%)
  • TOTO Ltd. (1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.2%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.ngkntk.co.jp
  • Address: 14-18 Takatsuji-cho, Mizuho-Ku, Nagoya, 467-8525, Japan
  • Phone: +81.52.872.5915

Related Companies

  • Ngk Spark Plug Employee Incentive Plan
  • Ngk Spark Plug Board Incentive Plan
  • NGK Spark Plugs (Eurasia) LLC
  • NGK Spark Plugs (Vietnam) Co. Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plugs SA (Pty) Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plugs Malaysia Bhd.
  • NTK Technical Ceramics Korea Co. Ltd.
  • Bujias NGK de Mexico SA de CV
  • Changshu NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plug Middle East FZE
  • SparkTec (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
  • Taiwan NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plugs (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plugs (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plugs (Philippines), Inc.
  • NGK Spark Plugs Canada Ltd.
  • UCI Holdings Ltd. /Wells Vehicle Electronic Bus/
  • NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Holding, Inc.
  • Ngk Spark Plug Trust
  • Siam NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd.
  • Kamioka Ceramic Co. Ltd.
  • Ceramic Sensor Co. Ltd.
  • Iijima Ceramic Co. Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plug Europe GmbH
  • Kani Ceramic Co. Ltd.
  • Nichiwa Kiki Co. Ltd.
  • CAIRE Medical Ltd
  • NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd.
  • NGK Spark Plugs (France) SAS
  • Nakatsugawa Ceramic Co. Ltd.

Competitors

  • Inogen, Inc.
  • BorgWarner Inc.
  • Standard Motor Products, Inc.
Last Updated on 1 Apr, 2020

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