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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 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit649,198M5,854.18M
Operating income166,260M1,499.26M
Income before tax181,388M1,635.67M
Net income118,063M1,064.64M
Diluted EPS151.381.36
Dividends Per Share480.43
Total Assets3,053.26B27,585.15M
Total liabilities1,276.95B11,536.79M
Total equity1,550.88B14,011.68M
Operating cash flow177,656M1,602.02M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 2,822.81B 2,933.08B 2,814.48B 3,082.24B 3,177.98B
Gross Profit 563,234M 593,162M 591,366M 634,439M 649,198M
Operating income 134,457M 143,476M 150,503M 173,139M 166,260M
Income before tax 167,067M 154,859M 167,792M 193,337M 181,388M
Net income 119,771M 91,001M 107,562M 120,328M 118,063M
EBITDA 262,649M 278,437M 283,009M 316,783M 317,316M
Diluted EPS 151 114.73 137.24 152.87 151.38
Dividends Per Share 30 35 40 46 48
Total Assets 2,925.78B 2,742.84B 2,907.29B 2,999.90B 3,053.26B
Total liabilities 1,278.87B 1,181.55B 1,278.67B 1,235.81B 1,276.95B
Total equity 1,431.18B 1,360.53B 1,415.75B 1,539.45B 1,550.88B
Operating cash flow 153,509M 240,779M 209,233M 239,573M 177,656M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 25,695.44M 24,425.25M 25,990.83M 27,809.97M 28,657.69M
Gross Profit 5,126.99M 4,939.54M 5,461.07M 5,724.30M 5,854.18M
Operating income 1,223.93M 1,194.79M 1,389.84M 1,562.16M 1,499.26M
Income before tax 1,520.77M 1,289.58M 1,549.50M 1,744.40M 1,635.67M
Net income 1,090.24M 757.80M 993.30M 1,085.67M 1,064.64M
EBITDA 2,390.83M 2,318.67M 2,613.49M 2,858.21M 2,861.41M
Diluted EPS 1.37 0.95 1.26 1.37 1.36
Dividends Per Share 0.27 0.29 0.36 0.41 0.43
Total Assets 24,396.78M 24,403.64M 26,090.74M 28,207.82M 27,585.15M
Total liabilities 10,663.93M 10,512.55M 11,475.15M 11,620.27M 11,536.79M
Total equity 11,934.00M 12,104.97M 12,705.32M 14,475.34M 14,011.68M
Operating cash flow 1,397.35M 2,005.08M 1,932.19M 2,161.57M 1,602.02M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin5.23%
Profit margin3.71%

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. (3.8%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.6%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (3.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.6%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.5%)

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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