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Sojitz Corp.

Business Summary

Sojitz Corp. engages in the business of chemical products, energy, machinery, mining, and international trading services. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Automobile, Aviation Industry and Information, Environment and Business Infrastructure, Energy, Coal and Metals, Chemicals, Food and Agribusiness, Retail and Lifestyle Business, Industrial Infrastructure and Urban Development, and Others. The Automobile segment handles the export, retail and wholesale of cars, manufacturing and sale of field assembly, sells tires, two wheels and four wheels parts, and provides parts inspection. The Aviation Industry and Information segment deals with aviation, ship and information businesses. The Environment and Business Infrastructure segment handles the environment infrastructure, power projects, plant projects, traffic and society infrastructures, industrial machineries, bearings, and medical infrastructure businesses. The Energy segment provides petroleum, gas, petroleum products, LNG, nuclear fuel, nuclear power-related facilities and equipment, offshore oil production facilities and equipment, and LNG-related businesses. The Coal and Metal segment includes coal, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, industrial minerals, and steel products. The Chemicals segment engages in the import and sale of rare earths, lithium compounds, industrial salt, solvent, thinners, plastic resin, electronic materials, cellulose, and cosmetics. The Food and Agribusiness segment manufactures cereals, wheat flour, oils and fats, feeds, fishery produce, processed fish products, confectionary raw materials, coffee beans, sugar, and chemical fertilizers. The Retail and Lifestyle Business segment includes clothing raw materials, construction materials, house building materials, various fresh and frozen food products, interior, beddings and other home fashion-related products, and child care products. The Industrial Infrastructure and Urban Development segment manages, leases, invests on overseas industrial parks and various real estate properties. The Others segment comprises of functional services, domestic and regional corporations, logistics and insurance services. The company was founded on April 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit170,587M1,608.44M
Operating income27,040M254.95M
Income before tax22,634M213.41M
Net income27,001M254.58M
Diluted EPS112.521.06
Dividends Per Share500.47
Total Assets2,354.40B21,306.86M
Total liabilities1,699.76B15,382.49M
Total equity619,111M5,602.81M
Operating cash flow84,972M801.18M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 1,555.34B 1,816.45B 1,856.19B 1,754.82B 1,602.48B
Gross Profit 194,848M 225,786M 234,345M 203,879M 170,587M
Operating income 47,647M 69,719M 67,524M 47,252M 27,040M
Income before tax 57,955M 80,343M 94,882M 75,528M 22,634M
Net income 40,761M 56,842M 70,420M 60,821M 27,001M
EBITDA 71,089M 92,786M 88,821M 80,358M 58,890M
Diluted EPS 162.90 227.15 281.71 244.52 112.52
Dividends Per Share 40 55 85 85 50
Total Assets 2,175.86B 2,389.64B 2,339.10B 2,277.84B 2,354.40B
Total liabilities 1,597.88B 1,764.52B 1,677.49B 1,655.94B 1,699.76B
Total equity 550,513M 586,464M 618,295M 579,123M 619,111M
Operating cash flow 857M 98,812M 96,476M 40,510M 84,972M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 14,363.14M 16,389.23M 16,738.31M 16,139.91M 15,109.59M
Gross Profit 1,799.35M 2,037.18M 2,113.22M 1,875.16M 1,608.44M
Operating income 440.00M 629.04M 608.90M 434.59M 254.95M
Income before tax 535.19M 724.90M 855.60M 694.66M 213.41M
Net income 376.41M 512.86M 635.01M 559.39M 254.58M
EBITDA 656.48M 837.17M 800.94M 739.08M 555.26M
Diluted EPS 1.50 2.04 2.54 2.24 1.06
Dividends Per Share 0.36 0.49 0.76 0.78 0.47
Total Assets 19,526.69M 22,469.65M 21,133.00M 21,099.94M 21,306.86M
Total liabilities 14,339.80M 16,591.62M 15,155.57M 15,339.19M 15,382.49M
Total equity 4,940.43M 5,514.46M 5,586.07M 5,364.48M 5,602.81M
Operating cash flow 7.91M 891.54M 869.97M 372.58M 801.18M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin1.68%
Profit margin1.68%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Masayoshi Fujimoto
  • CFO, Representative Director, Head-IR & Accounting: Seiichi Tanaka
  • GM-Personnel & Information Technology Operations: Masaaki Kushibiki
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Ryutaro Hirai
  • Executive Officer, GM-Retail & Lifestyle Business: Naoki Yokoyama


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Iino Building, 2-1-1 Uchisaiwai-cho, Tokyo, 100-8691, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6871.5000

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