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Business Summary

SANYO SHOKAI LTD. engages in the manufacture and sale of clothing apparel and textiles. It operates through the following business divisions: Clothing Manufacturing and Sales, Clothing Sales, Clothing Sewing and Processing, Overseas Production Support, and EC related Support Operations. The Clothing Manufacturing and Sales division handles the manufacture and sale of clothing products. The Clothing Sales division pertains to subsidiaries' company own products purchase and sale of the same. The Clothing Sewing and Processing division covers subsidiaries' processed garments and delivery. The Overseas Production Support division includes overseas subsidiaries overseas production support services. The EC related Support Operations division handles EC strategy planning and luxury brands, site construction management and consulting services. The company was founded by Nobuyuki Yoshihara in December 1942 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Feb 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit13,665M128.96M
Operating income-8,914M-84.12M
Income before tax-4,951M-46.72M
Net income-4,988M-47.07M
Diluted EPS-412.02-3.88
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets52,929M496.79M
Total liabilities19,464M182.69M
Total equity33,462M314.07M
Operating cash flow-5,656M-53.37M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Feb 2020Feb 2021
Revenue 67,611M 62,549M 59,090M 59,029.51M 37,939M
Gross Profit 27,423M 28,559M 27,946M 26,507.05M 13,665M
Operating income -8,430M -1,907M -2,175M -2,465.13M -8,914M
Income before tax -8,232M -977M -799M -2,189.99M -4,951M
Net income -11,366M -1,025M -819M -2,301.42M -4,988M
EBITDA -7,477M -1,165M -1,381M -1,422.85M -7,892M
Diluted EPS -904.23 -81.55 -65.17 -187.80 -412.02
Dividends Per Share 40 40 40 23 0
Total Assets 80,764M 75,549M 73,792M 62,386M 52,929M
Total liabilities 31,209M 26,710M 28,360M 23,561M 19,464M
Total equity 49,551M 48,835M 45,321M 38,692M 33,462M
Operating cash flow -9,730M 22M -4,821M -2,694M -5,656M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Feb 2020Feb 2021
Revenue 622.23M 557.80M 535.02M 541.50M 358.04M
Gross Profit 252.37M 254.68M 253.03M 243.16M 128.96M
Operating income -77.58M -17.00M -19.69M -22.61M -84.12M
Income before tax -75.76M -8.71M -7.23M -20.08M -46.72M
Net income -104.60M -9.14M -7.41M -21.11M -47.07M
EBITDA -68.81M -10.38M -12.50M -13.05M -74.48M
Diluted EPS -8.32 -0.72 -0.59 -1.72 -3.88
Dividends Per Share 0.36 0.35 0.36 0.21 0
Total Assets 692.45M 670.65M 672.57M 578.37M 496.79M
Total liabilities 267.57M 237.10M 258.48M 218.43M 182.69M
Total equity 424.83M 433.51M 413.07M 358.70M 314.07M
Operating cash flow -89.54M 0.19M -43.65M -24.71M -53.37M

Valuation Measures

Feb 2021
Operating margin-23.49%
Profit margin-13.14%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Shinji Oe
  • Director & General Manager-Operations: Ikuro Kato
  • General Manager-Accounting & Finance: Yasutoshi Omura
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Masayuki Nakayama
  • Executive Officer & GM-Business V: Koki Sugisawa


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Contact Details

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