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Nippon Yusen KK

Business Summary

Nippon Yusen KK operates as a global logistics enterprise offering ocean, land, and air transportation services. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Liner, Air Freight, Logistics, Irregular Specialized Liner, Real Estate and Others. The Liner segment engages in the oceangoing cargo shipping, transportation agency , container terminal, port transportation and tugboat businesses. The Air Freight segment provides the air freight transportation services. The Logistics segment engages in the warehouse business, and the provision of marine, land and air transportation integrated to the logistics network services. The Irregular Specialized Liner segment provides oceangoing cargo shipping and transportation agency services. The Real Estate segment leases, manages and sells real estate properties. The Others segment sells equipment & machinery, and petroleum products, as well as provides information processing services, operates passenger vessel business and others. The company was founded on September 29, 1885 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit453,433M4,035.08M
Operating income268,940M2,393.28M
Income before tax1,037.31B9,231.02M
Net income1,009.10B8,979.99M
Diluted EPS1,991.2517.72
Dividends Per Share483.334.30
Total Assets3,080.02B25,376.09M
Total liabilities1,320.94B10,883.18M
Total equity1,713.71B14,119.16M
Operating cash flow507,762M4,518.55M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 2,183.20B 1,829.30B 1,668.35B 1,608.41B 2,280.77B
Gross Profit 230,800M 195,112M 206,921M 233,182M 453,433M
Operating income 27,826M 11,086M 38,696M 71,538M 268,940M
Income before tax 42,046M -21,983M 42,525M 170,418M 1,037.31B
Net income 20,167M -44,500M 31,130M 139,229M 1,009.10B
EBITDA 117,808M 103,257M 147,082M 172,123M 371,460M
Diluted EPS 39.85 -87.93 61.46 274.85 1,991.25
Dividends Per Share 9.99 6.66 13.33 66.66 483.33
Total Assets 2,071.63B 2,001.70B 1,933.26B 2,125.48B 3,080.02B
Total liabilities 1,483.37B 1,479.97B 1,434.41B 1,458.06B 1,320.94B
Total equity 551,887M 487,432M 462,664M 625,333M 1,713.71B
Operating cash flow 89,090M 45,260M 116,931M 159,336M 507,762M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 19,698.21M 16,495.83M 15,344.61M 15,165.50M 20,296.52M
Gross Profit 2,082.42M 1,759.43M 1,903.14M 2,198.63M 4,035.08M
Operating income 251.06M 99.96M 355.90M 674.52M 2,393.28M
Income before tax 379.36M -198.23M 391.12M 1,606.84M 9,231.02M
Net income 181.95M -401.28M 286.31M 1,312.77M 8,979.99M
EBITDA 1,062.93M 931.12M 1,352.77M 1,622.92M 3,305.60M
Diluted EPS 0.35 -0.79 0.56 2.59 17.72
Dividends Per Share 0.09 0.06 0.12 0.62 4.30
Total Assets 19,479.41M 18,084.69M 17,908.05M 19,235.11M 25,376.09M
Total liabilities 13,948.05M 13,371.05M 13,287.19M 13,195.15M 10,883.18M
Total equity 5,189.34M 4,403.77M 4,285.71M 5,659.12M 14,119.16M
Operating cash flow 803.82M 408.13M 1,075.46M 1,502.35M 4,518.55M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin11.79%
Profit margin44.24%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Hitoshi Nagasawa
  • CFO, Director, Head-Investor & Public Relations: Takaya Soga
  • Chief Information Officer & GM-Technology: Tomoyuki Koyama
  • Secretary, Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Yutaka Higurashi
  • Representative Director: Hiroki Harada


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Yusen Building, 2-3-2 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-0005, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3284.5151

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Last Updated on 26 Jan, 2023

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