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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 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit169,215M1,505.83M
Operating income12,091M107.59M
Income before tax7,797M69.38M
Net income1,991M17.71M
Diluted EPS17.220.15
Dividends Per Share400.35
Total Assets1,639.28B13,505.96M
Total liabilities1,200.67B9,892.30M
Total equity426,932M3,517.46M
Operating cash flow72,378M644.08M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,046.49B 1,068.70B 1,043.91B 1,007.33B 1,045.08B
Gross Profit 197,910M 194,372M 208,778M 200,195M 169,215M
Operating income 17,614M 19,615M 35,050M 19,234M 12,091M
Income before tax 18,332M -27,644M 21,648M 10,657M 7,797M
Net income 7,846M -35,219M 14,213M 3,197M 1,991M
EBITDA 77,555M 82,073M 95,595M 84,929M 79,656M
Diluted EPS 67.80 -304.33 122.88 27.66 17.22
Dividends Per Share 60 30 40 40 40
Total Assets 1,429.89B 1,390.81B 1,363.46B 1,547.32B 1,639.28B
Total liabilities 986,490M 995,466M 976,891M 1,122.60B 1,200.67B
Total equity 437,025M 385,159M 375,233M 412,369M 426,932M
Operating cash flow 44,944M 59,760M 67,036M 84,197M 72,378M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 9,442.17M 9,637.10M 9,601.32M 9,498.05M 9,300.17M
Gross Profit 1,785.66M 1,752.76M 1,920.22M 1,887.60M 1,505.83M
Operating income 158.92M 176.87M 322.37M 181.35M 107.59M
Income before tax 165.40M -249.28M 199.10M 100.48M 69.38M
Net income 70.79M -317.58M 130.72M 30.14M 17.71M
EBITDA 699.75M 740.09M 879.23M 800.78M 708.85M
Diluted EPS 0.61 -2.74 1.13 0.26 0.15
Dividends Per Share 0.54 0.27 0.36 0.37 0.35
Total Assets 13,445.15M 12,565.51M 12,629.97M 14,002.95M 13,505.96M
Total liabilities 9,275.87M 8,993.68M 9,049.05M 10,159.30M 9,892.30M
Total equity 4,109.30M 3,479.77M 3,475.82M 3,731.84M 3,517.46M
Operating cash flow 405.51M 538.88M 616.56M 793.88M 644.08M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin1.15%
Profit margin0.19%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Toru Nozawa
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Kazumori Fukushima
  • Director, Executive Officer & GM-Sales Planning: Tomomi Nojiri
  • Director, Executive Officer & GM-Administration: Tomoyasu Itakura
  • Executive Officer: Mitsuhiro Sugino


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 25 Nov, 2022

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