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Sumitomo Corp.

Business Summary

Sumitomo Corp. engages in the business of trading services. It operates through the following segments: Metal Products, Transportation and Construction Systems, Infrastructure, Media and Digital, Living Related and Real Estate, and Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical and Electronics. The Metal Products segment handles the trade of metal products, including steel sheets, tubular products, and other products, as well as non-ferrous metals such as aluminum and titanium. The Transportation and Construction Systems segment deals with the automobile, ship, aircraft, rail, other transportation equipment, and construction equipment businesses. The Infrastructure segment includes social infrastructure, global power infrastructure, and logistics infrastructure businesses. The Media and Digital segment handles the digital, media, and smart communications platform businesses. The Living Related and Real Estate segment manages the lifestyle and retail, food and agriculture, and materials, supplies, and real estate divisions. The Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical and Electronics segment develops businesses in mineral resources, energy, basic chemicals and electronics, and life sciences. The company was founded on December 24, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit820,903M7,550.21M
Operating income163,730M1,505.89M
Income before tax251,922M2,317.04M
Net income171,359M1,576.06M
Diluted EPS137.031.26
Dividends Per Share800.73
Total Assets8,128.59B75,296.14M
Total liabilities5,436.00B50,354.39M
Total equity2,544.13B23,566.60M
Operating cash flow326,618M3,004.05M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 4,010.80B 3,996.97B 4,827.32B 5,301.61B 5,267.31B
Gross Profit 871,347M 822,398M 937,320M 867,986M 820,903M
Operating income 131,333M 148,939M 224,857M 238,018M 163,730M
Income before tax 140,116M 213,101M 412,295M 404,017M 251,922M
Net income 74,546M 170,889M 308,521M 320,523M 171,359M
EBITDA 251,792M 257,481M 343,764M 349,856M 329,070M
Diluted EPS 59.69 136.81 246.91 256.40 137.03
Dividends Per Share 50 50 62 75 80
Total Assets 7,817.81B 7,761.79B 7,770.63B 7,916.52B 8,128.59B
Total liabilities 5,425.87B 5,274.83B 5,076.31B 5,010.32B 5,436.00B
Total equity 2,251.50B 2,366.48B 2,558.16B 2,771.48B 2,544.13B
Operating cash flow 599,708M 345,788M 295,264M 268,883M 326,618M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 33,399.93M 36,910.76M 43,555.15M 47,807.67M 48,445.83M
Gross Profit 7,256.12M 7,594.57M 8,457.09M 7,827.12M 7,550.21M
Operating income 1,093.67M 1,375.40M 2,028.80M 2,146.34M 1,505.89M
Income before tax 1,166.81M 1,967.91M 3,719.98M 3,643.25M 2,317.04M
Net income 620.78M 1,578.10M 2,783.67M 2,890.33M 1,576.06M
EBITDA 2,096.79M 2,377.75M 3,101.65M 3,154.84M 3,026.60M
Diluted EPS 0.49 1.26 2.22 2.31 1.26
Dividends Per Share 0.41 0.46 0.55 0.67 0.73
Total Assets 69,556.63M 69,656.23M 73,066.57M 71,523.00M 75,296.14M
Total liabilities 48,275.03M 47,337.69M 47,732.11M 45,266.51M 50,354.39M
Total equity 20,032.10M 21,237.41M 24,054.15M 25,039.37M 23,566.60M
Operating cash flow 4,994.05M 3,193.24M 2,664.05M 2,424.67M 3,004.05M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin3.10%
Profit margin3.25%

Key executives

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Masayuki Hyodo
  • Representative Director & Chief Strategy Officer: Hideki Yamano
  • Representative Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Takayuki Seishima
  • Executive Vice President & GM-Metal Products: Shingo Ueno
  • Senior Managing Executive Officer: Makoto Horie


  • Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management) (5.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.6%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Orbis Investment Management Ltd. (4.2%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.4%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 16 Apr, 2021

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