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Process Industries

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of paper products. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Paper and Pulp, Paper-related, Wood Products and Construction Related, and Others. The Paper and Pulp segment handles the production and sale of printing paper, paperboard, household paper, pulp, and papermaking materials. The Paper-related segment provides processed paper, chemical products, and functional materials. The Wood Products and Construction Related segment offers lumber, construction materials, and civil engineering services. The Others segment includes beverages, logistics, and leisure businesses. The company was founded on August 1, 1949 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit200,195M1,887.60M
Operating income19,234M181.35M
Income before tax10,657M100.48M
Net income3,197M30.14M
Diluted EPS27.660.26
Dividends Per Share400.37
Total Assets1,547.32B14,002.95M
Total liabilities1,122.60B10,159.30M
Total equity412,369M3,731.84M
Operating cash flow84,197M793.88M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 992,428M 1,046.49B 1,068.70B 1,043.91B 1,007.33B
Gross Profit 206,968M 197,910M 194,372M 208,778M 200,195M
Operating income 23,765M 17,614M 19,615M 35,050M 19,234M
Income before tax 22,784M 18,332M -27,644M 21,648M 10,657M
Net income 8,398M 7,846M -35,219M 14,213M 3,197M
EBITDA 80,877M 77,555M 82,073M 95,595M 84,929M
Diluted EPS 72.57 67.80 -304.33 122.88 27.66
Dividends Per Share 60 60 30 40 40
Total Assets 1,388.88B 1,429.89B 1,390.81B 1,363.46B 1,547.32B
Total liabilities 953,971M 986,490M 995,466M 976,891M 1,122.60B
Total equity 429,921M 437,025M 385,159M 375,233M 412,369M
Operating cash flow 87,087M 44,944M 59,760M 67,036M 84,197M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 9,164.75M 9,442.17M 9,637.10M 9,601.32M 9,498.05M
Gross Profit 1,911.28M 1,785.66M 1,752.76M 1,920.22M 1,887.60M
Operating income 219.46M 158.92M 176.87M 322.37M 181.35M
Income before tax 210.40M 165.40M -249.28M 199.10M 100.48M
Net income 77.55M 70.79M -317.58M 130.72M 30.14M
EBITDA 746.87M 699.75M 740.09M 879.23M 800.78M
Diluted EPS 0.67 0.61 -2.74 1.13 0.26
Dividends Per Share 0.55 0.54 0.27 0.36 0.37
Total Assets 12,464.19M 13,445.15M 12,565.51M 12,629.97M 14,002.95M
Total liabilities 8,561.16M 9,275.87M 8,993.68M 9,049.05M 10,159.30M
Total equity 3,858.21M 4,109.30M 3,479.77M 3,475.82M 3,731.84M
Operating cash flow 804.22M 405.51M 538.88M 616.56M 793.88M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin1.90%
Profit margin0.31%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Toru Nozawa
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Technology: Mitsuhiro Sugino
  • Executive Officer, GM-Research & Development: Takashi Ochi
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Kazumori Fukushima
  • Director & Executive Officer: Masanobu Iizuka


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 18 May, 2022

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