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Panasonic Corp.

  • 944.90 JPY
  • +4.80
  • +0.51%
  • Japan
    Mar 25, 2019
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Business Summary

Panasonic Corp. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of electrical products. It operates through the following segments: Appliances, Eco Solutions, Connected Solutions Company, Automotive and Industrial Systems, and Others. The Appliances segment develops and manufactures white goods such as vacuum cleaner, washing machine, refrigerator, and air conditioner; as well as health and beauty products. The Eco Solutions segment handles development, manufacture and sale of lighting fixtures and electric lamps including LED lighting, solar photovoltaic systems, wiring devices, interior furnishing materials, water-related products, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment, air purifiers, and others. The Connected Solutions segment offers system integration, installation, support, and maintenance services for aviation, manufacturing, entertainment, retail, and logistics. The Automotive and Industrial System segment develops, manufactures, sells and provide services for car-use-multimedia-related equipment, electrical components, lithium-ion batteries, storage batteries, dry batteries, electronic components, electronic materials, automation controls, semiconductors, optical devices, electronic-components-mounting machines, welding equipment, bicycles, and others. The Others segment deal with detached housing, rental apartment housing, land and buildings for sale, home remodeling, imported materials and components, and others. The company was founded by Konosuke Matsushita on March 7, 1918 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit2,255.07B20,346.70M
Operating income402,012M3,627.20M
Income before tax378,590M3,415.87M
Net income236,040M2,129.70M
Diluted EPS101.150.91
Dividends Per Share300.27
Total Assets6,291.14B59,155.11M
Total liabilities4,408.86B41,456.15M
Total equity1,707.55B16,055.95M
Operating cash flow423,182M3,818.21M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 7,736.54B 7,715.03B 7,626.30B 7,343.70B 7,982.16B
Gross Profit 2,100.48B 2,189.76B 2,173.92B 2,104.09B 2,255.07B
Operating income 307,929M 383,851M 413,246M 343,616M 402,012M
Income before tax 206,225M 182,456M 219,084M 266,688M 378,590M
Net income 120,442M 179,485M 165,212M 149,360M 236,040M
EBITDA 639,012M 670,379M 690,962M 613,614M 689,766M
Diluted EPS 52.10 77.64 71.29 64.31 101.15
Dividends Per Share 13 18 25 25 30
Total Assets 5,212.99B 5,956.94B 5,488.02B 5,982.96B 6,291.14B
Total liabilities 3,626.55B 3,964.39B 3,840.79B 4,223.02B 4,408.86B
Total equity 1,548.15B 1,823.29B 1,444.44B 1,571.88B 1,707.55B
Operating cash flow 581,950M 491,463M 419,355M 385,410M 423,182M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 77,232.94M 70,228.32M 63,507.94M 67,816.75M 72,020.11M
Gross Profit 20,968.90M 19,932.93M 18,103.29M 19,430.63M 20,346.70M
Operating income 3,074.01M 3,494.11M 3,441.29M 3,173.18M 3,627.20M
Income before tax 2,058.71M 1,660.85M 1,824.41M 2,462.77M 3,415.87M
Net income 1,202.35M 1,633.81M 1,375.80M 1,379.29M 2,129.70M
EBITDA 6,379.17M 6,102.31M 5,753.97M 5,666.52M 6,223.50M
Diluted EPS 0.52 0.70 0.59 0.59 0.91
Dividends Per Share 0.12 0.16 0.20 0.23 0.27
Total Assets 50,618.96M 49,672.26M 48,828.00M 53,692.55M 59,155.11M
Total liabilities 35,214.40M 33,057.28M 34,172.25M 37,898.46M 41,456.15M
Total equity 15,032.79M 15,203.60M 12,851.47M 14,106.51M 16,055.95M
Operating cash flow 5,809.53M 4,473.68M 3,492.17M 3,559.13M 3,818.21M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin5.03%
Profit margin2.95%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Kazuhiro Tsuga
  • CFO, Director & Managing Executive Officer: Hirokazu Umeda
  • Chief Technology & Information Officer: Yoshiyuki Miyabe
  • Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Laurence William Bates
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshio Ito


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