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Consumer Non-Durables

Onward Holdings Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Onward Holdings Co., Ltd. engages in the management of its group companies which are involved in apparel, resort, and service-related businesses. Its operations are carried out through the Apparel related and Lifestyle related business segments. The Apparel related business segment covers the geographical locations Japan, Europe, Asia and North America. The Lifestyle related business segment includes the design and construction of commercial facilities and the management of resort facilities. The company was founded by Junzo Kashiyama in February 1927 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Feb 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit83,385M747.84M
Operating income-1,331M-11.93M
Income before tax13,912M124.77M
Net income8,566M76.82M
Diluted EPS63.030.56
Dividends Per Share120.10
Total Assets157,727M1,369.45M
Total liabilities80,467M698.64M
Total equity67,009M581.80M
Operating cash flow7,814M70.08M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021Feb 2022
Revenue 243,075M 240,652M 248,233M 175,899M 168,453M
Gross Profit 105,844M 104,033M 105,858M 65,908M 83,385M
Operating income 5,168M 4,462M -3,061M -20,339M -1,331M
Income before tax 10,029M 3,154M -37,579M -25,560M 13,912M
Net income 5,367M 4,949M -52,135M -23,181M 8,566M
EBITDA 14,065M 13,273M 5,079M -13,894M 4,040M
Diluted EPS 36.60 34.95 -383.97 -171.17 63.03
Dividends Per Share 24 24 24 12 12
Total Assets 278,133M 287,554M 234,316M 196,052M 157,727M
Total liabilities 109,978M 125,341M 140,276M 136,539M 80,467M
Total equity 165,339M 158,874M 90,296M 56,863M 67,009M
Operating cash flow 13,230M 4,635M 8,003M -19,614M 7,814M
 Feb 2018Feb 2019Feb 2020Feb 2021Feb 2022
Revenue 2,181.88M 2,178.25M 2,277.16M 1,660.03M 1,510.79M
Gross Profit 950.07M 941.64M 971.08M 622.00M 747.84M
Operating income 46.38M 40.38M -28.08M -191.94M -11.93M
Income before tax 90.02M 28.54M -344.73M -241.22M 124.77M
Net income 48.17M 44.79M -478.25M -218.76M 76.82M
EBITDA 126.25M 120.13M 46.59M -131.12M 36.23M
Diluted EPS 0.32 0.31 -3.52 -1.61 0.56
Dividends Per Share 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.11 0.10
Total Assets 2,606.56M 2,583.12M 2,172.30M 1,840.17M 1,369.45M
Total liabilities 1,030.67M 1,125.95M 1,300.47M 1,281.57M 698.64M
Total equity 1,549.49M 1,427.18M 837.12M 533.72M 581.80M
Operating cash flow 118.75M 41.95M 73.41M -185.10M 70.08M

Valuation Measures

Feb 2022
Operating margin-0.79%
Profit margin5.08%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Michinobu Yasumoto
  • Director, Head-Finance, Accounting & IR: Osamu Sasaki
  • Senior Managing Director & Head-International: Tsunenori Suzuki
  • Director, Head-Personnel & General Affairs: Daisuke Ikeda
  • Managing Executive Officer & Head-Marketing: Yoshihiro Higuchi


  • Onward Holdings Co., Ltd. (14.1%)
  • Kashiyama Shogaku Zaidan (5.5%)
  • Marathon Asset Management Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.7%)
  • Onward Holdings Business Association (3.2%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.9%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (2.6%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.8%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Onward Park Building, 3-10-5 Nihonbashi, Tokyo, 103-8239, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.4512.1020

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Last Updated on 1 Feb, 2023

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