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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 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit553,125M5,087.34M
Operating income127,216M1,170.06M
Income before tax133,198M1,225.08M
Net income72,720M668.83M
Diluted EPS93.240.85
Dividends Per Share480.44
Total Assets3,084.51B28,572.24M
Total liabilities1,317.68B12,205.89M
Total equity1,518.58B14,066.82M
Operating cash flow264,608M2,433.71M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 2,933.08B 2,814.48B 3,082.24B 3,177.98B 3,107.02B
Gross Profit 593,162M 591,366M 634,439M 649,198M 553,125M
Operating income 143,476M 150,503M 173,139M 166,260M 127,216M
Income before tax 154,859M 167,792M 193,337M 181,388M 133,198M
Net income 91,001M 107,562M 120,328M 118,063M 72,720M
EBITDA 278,437M 283,009M 316,783M 317,316M 290,797M
Diluted EPS 114.73 137.24 152.87 151.38 93.24
Dividends Per Share 35 40 46 48 48
Total Assets 2,742.84B 2,907.29B 2,999.90B 3,053.26B 3,084.51B
Total liabilities 1,181.55B 1,278.67B 1,235.81B 1,276.95B 1,317.68B
Total equity 1,360.53B 1,415.75B 1,539.45B 1,550.88B 1,518.58B
Operating cash flow 240,779M 209,233M 239,573M 177,656M 264,608M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 24,425.25M 25,990.83M 27,809.97M 28,657.69M 28,576.72M
Gross Profit 4,939.54M 5,461.07M 5,724.30M 5,854.18M 5,087.34M
Operating income 1,194.79M 1,389.84M 1,562.16M 1,499.26M 1,170.06M
Income before tax 1,289.58M 1,549.50M 1,744.40M 1,635.67M 1,225.08M
Net income 757.80M 993.30M 1,085.67M 1,064.64M 668.83M
EBITDA 2,318.67M 2,613.49M 2,858.21M 2,861.41M 2,674.59M
Diluted EPS 0.95 1.26 1.37 1.36 0.85
Dividends Per Share 0.29 0.36 0.41 0.43 0.44
Total Assets 24,403.64M 26,090.74M 28,207.82M 27,585.15M 28,572.24M
Total liabilities 10,512.55M 11,475.15M 11,620.27M 11,536.79M 12,205.89M
Total equity 12,104.97M 12,705.32M 14,475.34M 14,011.68M 14,066.82M
Operating cash flow 2,005.08M 1,932.19M 2,161.57M 1,602.02M 2,433.71M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin4.09%
Profit margin2.34%

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


  • Silchester International Investors LLP (5.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.9%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.6%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (3.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.7%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)

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 26 May, 2020

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