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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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue1,068.70B9,637.10M
Gross Profit194,372M1,752.76M
Operating income19,615M176.87M
Income before tax-27,644M-249.28M
Net income-35,219M-317.58M
EBITDA82,073M740.09M
Diluted EPS-304.33-2.74
Dividends Per Share300.27
Total Assets1,390.81B12,565.51M
Total liabilities995,466M8,993.68M
Total equity385,159M3,479.77M
Operating cash flow59,760M538.88M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 1,052.49B 1,007.09B 992,428M 1,046.49B 1,068.70B
Gross Profit 222,955M 204,533M 206,968M 197,910M 194,372M
Operating income 23,656M 22,623M 23,765M 17,614M 19,615M
Income before tax 36,925M 4,662M 22,784M 18,332M -27,644M
Net income 23,183M 2,424M 8,398M 7,846M -35,219M
EBITDA 87,382M 120,372M 80,877M 77,555M 82,073M
Diluted EPS 200.26 20.94 72.57 67.80 -304.33
Dividends Per Share 50 60 60 60 30
Total Assets 1,495.62B 1,390.91B 1,388.88B 1,429.89B 1,390.81B
Total liabilities 1,005.88B 966,233M 953,971M 986,490M 995,466M
Total equity 485,969M 422,000M 429,921M 437,025M 385,159M
Operating cash flow 81,846M 52,419M 87,087M 44,944M 59,760M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 9,580.59M 8,386.58M 9,164.75M 9,442.17M 9,637.10M
Gross Profit 2,029.51M 1,703.24M 1,911.28M 1,785.66M 1,752.76M
Operating income 215.33M 188.39M 219.46M 158.92M 176.87M
Income before tax 336.12M 38.82M 210.40M 165.40M -249.28M
Net income 211.02M 20.18M 77.55M 70.79M -317.58M
EBITDA 795.41M 1,002.39M 746.87M 699.75M 740.09M
Diluted EPS 1.82 0.17 0.67 0.61 -2.74
Dividends Per Share 0.45 0.49 0.55 0.54 0.27
Total Assets 12,471.31M 12,375.26M 12,464.19M 13,445.15M 12,565.51M
Total liabilities 8,387.59M 8,596.76M 8,561.16M 9,275.87M 8,993.68M
Total equity 4,052.27M 3,754.61M 3,858.21M 4,109.30M 3,479.77M
Operating cash flow 745.02M 436.51M 804.22M 405.51M 538.88M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER--
ROA-2.49%
ROE-8.56%
Operating margin1.83%
Profit margin-3.29%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Toru Nozawa
  • Executive Officer, GM-Research & Development: Takashi Ochi
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Kazufumi Yamasaki
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Sales: Atsushi Oharu
  • Executive Officer & GM-Chemical Sales: Yozo Igarashi

Shareholders

  • Ichigo Asset Management International Pte Ltd. (11.4%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (4.6%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (4.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.9%)
  • Nippon Paper Industries Employee Stock Ownership Plan (2.6%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.7%)

Contact Details

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  • Nippon Paper Industries Pension Fund

Competitors

  • Resolute Forest Products Inc.
  • Borregaard ASA
  • Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc
Last Updated on 6 Dec, 2019

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