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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 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue1,229.82B11,311.26M
Gross Profit191,540M1,761.67M
Operating income39,500M363.29M
Income before tax27,039M248.68M
Net income19,214M176.71M
EBITDA72,836M669.90M
Diluted EPS186.631.71
Dividends Per Share900.82
Total Assets768,861M7,122.05M
Total liabilities352,264M3,263.06M
Total equity404,414M3,746.13M
Operating cash flow65,464M602.10M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 1,228.74B 1,201.58B 1,258.46B 1,234.18B 1,229.82B
Gross Profit 221,737M 230,288M 205,374M 194,828M 191,540M
Operating income 47,266M 50,792M 45,830M 32,265M 39,500M
Income before tax 35,309M 49,112M 52,798M 30,267M 27,039M
Net income 25,009M 35,016M 37,552M 19,561M 19,214M
EBITDA 67,192M 70,293M 67,030M 55,130M 72,836M
Diluted EPS 200.88 322.54 350.00 181.48 186.63
Dividends Per Share 66 104 106 90 90
Total Assets 682,855M 720,276M 734,528M 741,388M 768,861M
Total liabilities 321,495M 311,920M 311,640M 336,030M 352,264M
Total equity 356,353M 404,126M 417,982M 401,014M 404,414M
Operating cash flow 52,535M 65,254M 53,284M 30,844M 65,464M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 10,232.32M 11,096.26M 11,354.64M 11,129.29M 11,311.26M
Gross Profit 1,846.51M 2,126.63M 1,853.01M 1,756.87M 1,761.67M
Operating income 393.60M 469.04M 413.50M 290.95M 363.29M
Income before tax 294.03M 453.53M 476.37M 272.93M 248.68M
Net income 208.26M 323.36M 338.81M 176.39M 176.71M
EBITDA 559.54M 649.13M 604.78M 497.13M 669.90M
Diluted EPS 1.67 2.97 3.15 1.63 1.71
Dividends Per Share 0.54 0.96 0.95 0.81 0.82
Total Assets 6,075.49M 6,463.93M 6,906.70M 6,698.18M 7,122.05M
Total liabilities 2,860.40M 2,799.24M 2,930.32M 3,035.91M 3,263.06M
Total equity 3,170.54M 3,626.72M 3,930.24M 3,623.02M 3,746.13M
Operating cash flow 437.48M 602.59M 480.76M 278.13M 602.10M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER20.16
ROA2.54%
ROE4.77%
Operating margin3.21%
Profit margin1.56%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yoshihide Hata
  • Head-Finance, Public & Investor Relations: Masahito Kataoka
  • Head-Compliance & Audit: Hitoshi Yao
  • Executive Officer & GM-Processed Food Division: Kuniharu Hirai
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Sports Community: Toshiyuki Hagino

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (8.3%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (5.1%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group (4.4%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (3.6%)
  • The Hyakujushi Bank, Ltd. (3.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.6%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. (3.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.8%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • JBS S.A.
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