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Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp.

  • 1,861.00 JPY
  • -19.00
  • -1.01%
  • Japan
    Nov 19, 2018
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Business Summary

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial gases and equipment. It operates through the following segments: Gas Business in Japan, Gas Business in the United States, Gas Business in Asia and Oceania, and Thermos and Other Businesses. The Gas Business in Japan segment manufactures industrial gases and provides these to manufacturers in the steel, chemicals, electronics, and transportation industries in Japan. The Gas Business in the United States segment supplies packaged and bulk gases in the United States. The Gas Business in Asia and Oceania segment supplies industrial gases to manufacturers in Southeast Asia, China, and India. It also handles electronic-related businesses in China, Taiwan, and South Korea. The Thermos and Other Businesses segment offers household goods such as steel high-vacuum insulated bottles. It also engages in the real estate business. The company was founded on October 30, 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit234,771M2,118.25M
Operating income56,081M505.99M
Income before tax55,897M504.33M
Net income48,920M441.38M
Diluted EPS113.041.01
Dividends Per Share230.20
Total Assets931,047M8,754.55M
Total liabilities518,971M4,879.83M
Total equity386,457M3,633.82M
Operating cash flow83,199M750.67M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 522,746M 559,373M 594,421M 581,586M 646,218M
Gross Profit 157,627M 170,880M 207,800M 216,008M 234,771M
Operating income 31,489M 35,297M 46,631M 51,900M 56,081M
Income before tax 34,370M 34,507M 44,049M 47,779M 55,897M
Net income 20,194M 20,764M 29,031M 34,740M 48,920M
EBITDA 68,865M 75,850M 86,327M 91,948M 99,347M
Diluted EPS 49.42 47.97 67.08 80.27 113.04
Dividends Per Share 12 13 16 20 23
Total Assets 736,403M 786,771M 787,505M 924,281M 931,047M
Total liabilities 437,906M 445,564M 442,636M 547,416M 518,971M
Total equity 274,307M 317,244M 320,457M 351,576M 386,457M
Operating cash flow 56,716M 58,615M 73,347M 74,596M 83,199M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 5,218.50M 5,091.85M 4,950.03M 5,370.75M 5,830.58M
Gross Profit 1,573.57M 1,555.48M 1,730.45M 1,994.76M 2,118.25M
Operating income 314.35M 321.30M 388.31M 479.27M 505.99M
Income before tax 343.11M 314.10M 366.81M 441.22M 504.33M
Net income 201.59M 189.01M 241.75M 320.81M 441.38M
EBITDA 687.47M 690.44M 718.88M 849.11M 896.37M
Diluted EPS 0.49 0.43 0.55 0.74 1.01
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.11 0.13 0.18 0.20
Total Assets 7,150.58M 6,560.52M 7,006.58M 8,294.72M 8,754.55M
Total liabilities 4,252.13M 3,715.35M 3,938.21M 4,912.64M 4,879.83M
Total equity 2,663.56M 2,645.35M 2,851.16M 3,155.12M 3,633.82M
Operating cash flow 566.18M 533.55M 610.79M 688.86M 750.67M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin8.67%
Profit margin7.57%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Yujiro Ichihara
  • Manager-Finance & Accounting: Kazuyuki Kajitani
  • Chief Compliance Officer: Jun Ishikawa
  • Executive Officer: Toshikazu Kurishita
  • Senior Executive Officer: Yoshihide Kenmochi


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Last Updated on 19 Nov, 2018

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