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Consumer Non-Durables

NH Foods Ltd.

Business Summary

NH Foods Ltd. engages in the business of meat processing and packing services. Its operations carried out through the following business segments : Fresh Meats Business, Processed Foods Business, Marine Products Business, Dairy Products Business, and Other Businesses. The Fresh Meats Business segment provides consistently and quickly supply safe, high-quality, and fresh meat. The Processed Foods Business segment provides food products such as ham and sausages, deil and processed foods, traditional brands and others. The Marine Products Business segment procure safe and secure raw marine ingredients and processed marine products from Japan and abroad and deliver them to customers. The Dairy Products Business segment delivers the authentic taste of cheese to more consumers, and also engages in the commercial cheese marketing, supplying bakeries, confectionary makers, and convenience store chains. The Other Businesses segment engages in the business of freeze-dried foods, meat extracts, health foods, trading, sports and information technology services. The company was founded by Yoshinori Okoso in March 1942 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit200,028M1,780.04M
Operating income42,078M374.45M
Income before tax42,342M376.79M
Net income39,100M347.94M
Diluted EPS469.794.18
Dividends Per Share1020.90
Total Assets909,213M7,490.94M
Total liabilities419,659M3,457.54M
Total equity479,069M3,947.01M
Operating cash flow33,387M297.10M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,258.46B 1,234.18B 1,229.82B 1,176.10B 1,174.38B
Gross Profit 205,374M 194,828M 191,540M 197,290M 200,028M
Operating income 45,830M 32,265M 39,500M 50,519M 42,078M
Income before tax 52,798M 30,267M 27,039M 47,468M 42,342M
Net income 37,552M 19,561M 19,214M 32,616M 39,100M
EBITDA 67,030M 55,130M 72,836M 84,628M 78,542M
Diluted EPS 350.00 181.48 186.63 317.88 469.79
Dividends Per Share 106 90 90 94 102
Total Assets 734,528M 741,388M 768,861M 825,405M 909,213M
Total liabilities 311,640M 336,030M 352,264M 381,096M 419,659M
Total equity 417,982M 401,014M 404,414M 433,595M 479,069M
Operating cash flow 53,284M 30,844M 65,464M 82,518M 33,387M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 11,354.64M 11,129.29M 11,311.26M 11,089.28M 10,450.84M
Gross Profit 1,853.01M 1,756.87M 1,761.67M 1,860.21M 1,780.04M
Operating income 413.50M 290.95M 363.29M 476.33M 374.45M
Income before tax 476.37M 272.93M 248.68M 447.56M 376.79M
Net income 338.81M 176.39M 176.71M 307.53M 347.94M
EBITDA 604.78M 497.13M 669.90M 797.94M 698.94M
Diluted EPS 3.15 1.63 1.71 2.99 4.18
Dividends Per Share 0.95 0.81 0.82 0.88 0.90
Total Assets 6,906.70M 6,698.18M 7,122.05M 7,469.72M 7,490.94M
Total liabilities 2,930.32M 3,035.91M 3,263.06M 3,448.83M 3,457.54M
Total equity 3,930.24M 3,623.02M 3,746.13M 3,923.93M 3,947.01M
Operating cash flow 480.76M 278.13M 602.10M 778.05M 297.10M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin3.58%
Profit margin3.32%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Yoshihide Hata
  • Director, Head-Finance & Accounting: Masahito Kataoka
  • Director & Managing Executive Officer: Fumio Maeda
  • Head-Secretariat, Personnel & Legal Affairs: Kohei Akiyama
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Tetsuhiro Kito


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 18 May, 2022

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