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Producer Manufacturing

Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd.

Business Summary

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of electrical wires, cables, and other communication wiring products. It operates through the following business segments: Automotive, Infocommunications, Electronics, Environment and Energy, and Industrial Materials and Others. The Automotive segment supplies wiring harnesses, anti-vibration rubber products, and other automotive parts. The Infocommunications segment offers optical fiber cables, optical fiber fusion splicers, optical data links and other optical components, and access network system products. The Electronics segment provides electronic wires, compound semiconductors, materials for electronic components, and irradiated products. The Environment and Energy segment includes copper wire rods, electric power cables, magnet wires, power systems, and supervisory telecontrol equipment. The Industrial Materials and Others segment consists of special steel wires, cutting tools, diamond and cubic boron nitride tools, and sintered parts. The company was founded in April 1897 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2023 JPYUSD
Gross Profit669,976M4,943.83M
Operating income177,443M1,309.37M
Income before tax196,472M1,449.79M
Net income112,654M831.28M
Diluted EPS144.451.06
Dividends Per Share500.36
Total Assets4,013.00B30,152.58M
Total liabilities1,902.18B14,292.50M
Total equity1,899.87B14,275.14M
Operating cash flow265,191M1,956.87M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 3,177.98B 3,107.02B 2,918.58B 3,367.86B 4,005.56B
Gross Profit 649,198M 614,149M 587,704M 637,754M 669,976M
Operating income 166,260M 124,939M 109,604M 122,195M 177,443M
Income before tax 181,388M 133,198M 110,340M 159,921M 196,472M
Net income 118,063M 72,720M 56,344M 96,306M 112,654M
EBITDA 317,316M 289,588M 278,792M 303,546M 373,442M
Diluted EPS 151.38 93.24 72.24 123.48 144.45
Dividends Per Share 48 40 32 50 50
Total Assets 3,053.26B 3,100.26B 3,381.91B 3,807.39B 4,013.00B
Total liabilities 1,276.95B 1,333.61B 1,489.40B 1,754.45B 1,902.18B
Total equity 1,550.88B 1,518.40B 1,628.80B 1,769.78B 1,899.87B
Operating cash flow 177,656M 264,608M 169,656M 76,002M 265,191M
 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 28,657.69M 28,576.72M 27,518.86M 29,970.47M 29,557.52M
Gross Profit 5,854.18M 5,648.60M 5,541.37M 5,675.34M 4,943.83M
Operating income 1,499.26M 1,149.12M 1,033.44M 1,087.40M 1,309.37M
Income before tax 1,635.67M 1,225.08M 1,040.37M 1,423.13M 1,449.79M
Net income 1,064.64M 668.83M 531.25M 857.02M 831.28M
EBITDA 2,861.41M 2,663.47M 2,628.68M 2,701.24M 2,755.67M
Diluted EPS 1.36 0.85 0.68 1.09 1.06
Dividends Per Share 0.43 0.36 0.30 0.44 0.36
Total Assets 27,585.15M 28,718.07M 30,605.55M 31,368.81M 30,152.58M
Total liabilities 11,536.79M 12,353.41M 13,478.80M 14,454.80M 14,292.50M
Total equity 14,011.68M 14,065.12M 14,740.32M 14,581.15M 14,275.14M
Operating cash flow 1,602.02M 2,433.71M 1,599.66M 676.33M 1,956.87M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2023
Operating margin4.42%
Profit margin2.81%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Osamu Inoue
  • Managing Director, GM-Research & Development: Junji Ito
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Mitsuo Nishida
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Nozomi Ushijima
  • Executive Officer: Hiroshi Shikata


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.8%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (3.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.5%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (1.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.5%)
  • Kochi Shinkin Bank (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Sumitomo Building 3/F, 4-5-33 Kitahama, Osaka, 541-0041, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6220.4141

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Last Updated on 1 Jun, 2023

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