ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronEye IconIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailMenu BurgerPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon SearchSite TitleTitle ChevronIcon Twitter
Consumer Non-Durables

Sanrio Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Sanrio Co., Ltd. engages in the planning and sales of social communication gifts, greeting cards, books and video software. It operates through the following business divisions: Social, Communication, and Gifts, Theme Parks, and Others. The Social, Communication, and Gifts business division handles the greeting cards, publication, video software and copyrights management businesses. The Theme Parks business division involves the theme park operations as well as the planning of musicals and other performances. The Others business division includes the restaurant management, leasing of robots and automobiles, beverages, and non-life insurance agency services. The company was founded on August 10, 1960 by Shintaro Tsuji and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue59,211M533.93M
Gross Profit36,819M332.01M
Operating income4,787M43.16M
Income before tax6,070M54.73M
Net income3,881M34.99M
EBITDA6,714M60.54M
Diluted EPS45.720.41
Dividends Per Share300.27
Total Assets95,185M859.96M
Total liabilities42,785M386.54M
Total equity52,109M470.78M
Operating cash flow5,264M47.46M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 74,562M 72,476M 62,682M 60,194M 59,211M
Gross Profit 49,627M 46,336M 39,574M 37,571M 36,819M
Operating income 17,468M 12,675M 6,905M 5,735M 4,787M
Income before tax 19,401M 13,836M 7,910M 10,708M 6,070M
Net income 12,804M 9,609M 6,476M 4,929M 3,881M
EBITDA 19,138M 14,494M 8,688M 7,856M 6,714M
Diluted EPS 146.53 112.08 76.31 58.08 45.72
Dividends Per Share 80 80 80 55 30
Total Assets 122,124M 105,826M 101,312M 98,274M 95,185M
Total liabilities 55,855M 51,093M 48,250M 45,536M 42,785M
Total equity 66,148M 54,569M 52,854M 52,491M 52,109M
Operating cash flow 14,438M 10,011M 7,037M 4,065M 5,264M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 678.72M 603.54M 578.84M 543.10M 533.93M
Gross Profit 451.74M 385.86M 365.45M 338.98M 332.01M
Operating income 159.00M 105.55M 63.76M 51.74M 43.16M
Income before tax 176.60M 115.21M 73.04M 96.61M 54.73M
Net income 116.55M 80.01M 59.80M 44.47M 34.99M
EBITDA 174.20M 120.69M 80.23M 70.88M 60.54M
Diluted EPS 1.33 0.93 0.70 0.52 0.41
Dividends Per Share 0.72 0.66 0.73 0.49 0.27
Total Assets 1,018.33M 941.55M 909.19M 924.06M 859.96M
Total liabilities 465.74M 454.58M 433.00M 428.17M 386.54M
Total equity 551.57M 485.51M 474.32M 493.56M 470.78M
Operating cash flow 131.42M 83.36M 64.98M 36.67M 47.46M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER57.75
ROA4.01%
ROE7.42%
Operating margin8.08%
Profit margin6.55%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Shintaro Tsuji
  • MD, Head-Secretariat Office & Information Systems: Kosho Nomura
  • Executive Officer: Miyuki Okumura
  • Executive Officer & GM-Greeting Card Business: Satoru Shimizu
  • Managing Director & General Manager-Product Sales: Saburo Miyauchi

Shareholders

  • Sega Sammy Holdings, Inc. (10.6%)
  • Kiyokawa Shoji KK (7.5%)
  • Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. (6.2%)
  • Konan Shoji KK (5.1%)
  • Sanrio Co., Ltd. (4.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (4.5%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (4.5%)
  • TSUJI SHINTARO (2.8%)
  • TSUJI TOMOKO (1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.7%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.sanrio.co.jp
  • Address: Gate City Osaki West Tower, 14/F, 1-11-1 Osaki, Tokyo, 141-8603, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3779.8111

Related Companies

  • Sanrio Global Asia Ltd.
  • Sanrio Media & Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
  • Sanrio UK Finance Ltd.
  • Sanrio Global Ltd.
  • San-Byte Taiwan Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Asia Merchandise Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Shanghai International Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Wave Hong Kong Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Taiwan Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Enterprise Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Car Lease Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Music Publications Co., Ltd.
  • Harmonyland Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio Far East Co. Ltd.
  • Sanrio Puroland Co., Ltd.
  • Sanrio GmbH
  • Kokoro Co., Ltd.
  • Royal Wing Co. Ltd.
  • Sanrio, Inc.

Competitors

  • Oriental Land Co., Ltd.
Last Updated on 9 Dec, 2019

You have {{numberArticlesLeft}} free article{{numberArticlesLeft-plural}} left this monthThis is your last free article this month

Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia;
the most dynamic market in the world.

Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia

Get trusted insights from experts within Asia itself.

Get trusted insights from experts
within Asia itself.

Get Unlimited access

You have {{numberArticlesLeft}} free article{{numberArticlesLeft-plural}} left this month

This is your last free article this month

Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia; the most
dynamic market in the world
.

Get trusted insights from experts
within Asia itself.

Try 3 months for $9

Offer ends October 31st

Your trial period has expired

You need a subscription to...

  • Read all stories with unlimited access
  • Use our mobile and tablet apps
See all offers and subscribe

Your full access to the Nikkei Asian Review has expired

You need a subscription to:

  • Read all stories with unlimited access
  • Use our mobile and tablet apps
See all offers
NAR on print phone, device, and tablet media