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Shiseido Co., Ltd.

  • 7,253.00 JPY
  • -107.00
  • -1.45%
  • Japan
    Nov 19, 2018
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Business Summary

Shiseido Co., Ltd. engages in the production and sale of cosmetics for men and women. It operates through the following segments: Japan, China, Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe, Middle & Africa and Travel Retail. The Japan, China, Asia Pacific, Americas, and EMEA segments sells cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care products with core brands such as Shiseido, clé de peau BEAUTÉ, ELIXIR, MAQUILLAGE, AUPRES, urara, TSUBAKI, Za, and narciso rodriguez in each corresponding region. The Travel Retail segment sells brands Shiseido, clé de peau BEAUTÉ, bareMinerals, and NARS in airport duty-free shops. The company was founded by Arinobu Fukuhara on September 17, 1872 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit773,735M6,900.11M
Operating income80,437M717.33M
Income before tax38,555M343.83M
Net income22,749M202.87M
Diluted EPS56.870.50
Dividends Per Share27.500.24
Total Assets949,425M8,428.09M
Total liabilities503,550M4,470.04M
Total equity424,322M3,766.72M
Operating cash flow95,392M850.69M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 677,727M 762,047M 1,017.40B 850,306M 1,005.06B
Gross Profit 510,944M 572,488M 756,063.44M 642,753M 773,735M
Operating income 26,045M 49,645M 50,213.20M 36,781M 80,437M
Income before tax -6,442M 50,427M 55,421.20M 49,866M 38,555M
Net income -14,685M 26,149M 29,178.60M 32,102M 22,749M
EBITDA 63,582M 87,834M 99,457.08M 76,177M 124,286M
Diluted EPS -36.90 65.54 73.01 80.30 56.87
Dividends Per Share 50 20 20 20 27.50
Total Assets 715,377M 801,346M 808,547M 934,590M 949,425M
Total liabilities 411,643M 442,639M 395,213M 520,718M 503,550M
Total equity 288,400M 339,503M 392,528M 393,783M 424,322M
Operating cash flow 42,040M 84,320M 60,529M 59,129M 95,392M
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 8,174.53M 7,607.42M 8,403.82M 7,825.46M 8,963.07M
Gross Profit 6,162.84M 5,715.07M 6,245.11M 5,915.32M 6,900.11M
Operating income 314.14M 495.59M 414.76M 338.49M 717.33M
Income before tax -77.70M 503.40M 457.78M 458.92M 343.83M
Net income -177.12M 261.04M 241.01M 295.43M 202.87M
EBITDA 766.90M 876.83M 821.51M 701.06M 1,108.37M
Diluted EPS -0.44 0.65 0.60 0.73 0.50
Dividends Per Share 0.60 0.19 0.16 0.18 0.24
Total Assets 7,608.77M 7,781.19M 6,721.36M 8,012.94M 8,428.09M
Total liabilities 4,378.25M 4,298.09M 3,285.36M 4,464.50M 4,470.04M
Total equity 3,067.43M 3,296.62M 3,263.04M 3,376.19M 3,766.72M
Operating cash flow 507.07M 841.75M 499.97M 544.17M 850.69M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin8.00%
Profit margin2.26%

Key executives

  • Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer: Masahiko Uotani
  • CFO & Head-Corporate Administration: Norio Tadakawa
  • Corporate Officer-Technology & Engineering: Masaya Hosaka
  • Global-Information & Communication Technology: Mitsuru Kameyama
  • Head-Legal Governance & Compliance: Yoshihiro Shiojima


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  • Shiseido Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.4%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 19 Nov, 2018

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