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Non-Energy Minerals

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 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit252,350M2,245.65M
Operating income91,005M809.84M
Income before tax79,327M705.92M
Net income82,333M732.67M
Diluted EPS352.653.13
Dividends Per Share1060.94
Total Assets2,714.33B22,363.20M
Total liabilities1,950.45B16,069.62M
Total equity728,012M5,998.03M
Operating cash flow65,084M579.17M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,816.45B 1,856.19B 1,754.82B 1,602.48B 2,100.75B
Gross Profit 225,786M 234,345M 203,879M 170,587M 252,350M
Operating income 69,719M 67,524M 47,252M 27,040M 91,005M
Income before tax 80,343M 94,882M 75,528M 22,634M 79,327M
Net income 56,842M 70,420M 60,821M 27,001M 82,333M
EBITDA 92,450M 88,821M 80,358M 58,890M 125,284M
Diluted EPS 227.15 281.71 244.52 112.52 352.65
Dividends Per Share 55 85 85 50 106
Total Assets 2,389.64B 2,339.10B 2,277.84B 2,354.40B 2,714.33B
Total liabilities 1,764.52B 1,677.49B 1,655.94B 1,699.76B 1,950.45B
Total equity 586,464M 618,295M 579,123M 619,111M 728,012M
Operating cash flow 98,812M 96,476M 40,510M 84,972M 65,084M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 16,389.23M 16,738.31M 16,139.91M 15,109.59M 18,694.50M
Gross Profit 2,037.18M 2,113.22M 1,875.16M 1,608.44M 2,245.65M
Operating income 629.04M 608.90M 434.59M 254.95M 809.84M
Income before tax 724.90M 855.60M 694.66M 213.41M 705.92M
Net income 512.86M 635.01M 559.39M 254.58M 732.67M
EBITDA 834.14M 800.94M 739.08M 555.26M 1,114.89M
Diluted EPS 2.04 2.54 2.24 1.06 3.13
Dividends Per Share 0.49 0.76 0.78 0.47 0.94
Total Assets 22,469.65M 21,133.00M 21,099.94M 21,306.86M 22,363.20M
Total liabilities 16,591.62M 15,155.57M 15,339.19M 15,382.49M 16,069.62M
Total equity 5,514.46M 5,586.07M 5,364.48M 5,602.81M 5,998.03M
Operating cash flow 891.54M 869.97M 372.58M 801.18M 579.17M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin4.33%
Profit margin3.91%

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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  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)
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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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Last Updated on 22 Mar, 2023

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