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Consumer Non-Durables

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Business Summary

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of food products and non-alcoholic beverages. It operates through the following business segments: Japan, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Americas. The Japan segment produces coffee, mineral water, green and red tea, carbonated beverages, fruit juices, sports and functional drinks, and beverages for specified health use. The Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Americas segments offer products from the brands Orangina, Schweppes, Oasis, V, Just Juice, Lucozade, Ribena, Tipco and Pepsi. The company was founded in February 1899 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit486,981M4,432.20M
Operating income125,475M1,141.99M
Income before tax117,052M1,065.33M
Net income68,676M625.04M
Diluted EPS222.252.02
Dividends Per Share780.70
Total Assets1,676.92B14,562.33M
Total liabilities732,972M6,365.09M
Total equity860,593M7,473.34M
Operating cash flow158,180M1,439.65M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 1,234.00B 1,294.25B 1,299.38B 1,178.13B 1,268.91B
Gross Profit 500,338M 501,775M 496,937M 446,236M 486,981M
Operating income 123,775M 110,635M 121,300M 101,524M 125,475M
Income before tax 114,442M 111,813M 112,186M 94,168M 117,052M
Net income 78,113M 80,025M 68,889M 52,212M 68,676M
EBITDA 187,709M 173,954M 192,335M 172,176M 194,851M
Diluted EPS 252.79 258.97 222.93 168.97 222.25
Dividends Per Share 75 78 78 78 78
Total Assets 1,522.02B 1,539.41B 1,567.29B 1,574.25B 1,676.92B
Total liabilities 775,823M 740,534M 729,731M 714,692M 732,972M
Total equity 690,437M 714,823M 756,568M 781,755M 860,593M
Operating cash flow 149,513M 146,354M 170,595M 134,019M 158,180M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 11,004.79M 11,718.78M 11,919.78M 11,034.49M 11,548.91M
Gross Profit 4,461.97M 4,543.30M 4,558.60M 4,179.47M 4,432.20M
Operating income 1,103.81M 1,001.74M 1,112.73M 950.87M 1,141.99M
Income before tax 1,020.58M 1,012.40M 1,029.12M 881.98M 1,065.33M
Net income 696.60M 724.58M 631.94M 489.02M 625.04M
EBITDA 1,673.97M 1,575.05M 1,764.36M 1,612.61M 1,773.41M
Diluted EPS 2.25 2.34 2.04 1.58 2.02
Dividends Per Share 0.66 0.70 0.71 0.73 0.70
Total Assets 13,511.13M 14,031.04M 14,421.89M 15,247.72M 14,562.33M
Total liabilities 6,887.02M 6,749.61M 6,714.80M 6,922.29M 6,365.09M
Total equity 6,129.04M 6,515.27M 6,961.74M 7,571.84M 7,473.34M
Operating cash flow 1,333.34M 1,325.15M 1,564.93M 1,255.22M 1,439.65M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin9.88%
Profit margin5.41%

Key executives

  • Director & Executive Vice President: Jiyosuke Kimura
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Shekhar Mundlay
  • Managing Executive Officer: Hachiro Naiki
  • Managing Executive Officer: Takashi Nakamura
  • Managing Executive Officer, GM-Production & SCM: Yuji Sawa


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 3 Feb, 2023

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