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Process Industries

The Japan Wool Textile Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

The Japan Wool Textile Co., Ltd., engages in the development, manufacture and wholesale of textile and clothing materials. It operates through the following segments: Textile and Clothing Materials, Industrial Machinery and Materials, Human and Future Development, and Consumer Goods and Services. The Textile and Clothing Materials segment sells high-functional materials for men's and women's clothing. The Industrial Machinery and Materials segment offers wools, synthetic fibers, threads, strings, felts, and non-woven textiles. The Human and Future Development segment develops, rents out, and operates commercial facilities. It also develops real estate properties. The Consumer Goods and Services segment provides blankets, beddings, and hand-knitted yarns. It also manufactures and sells stamps and stamp inks. The company was founded on December 3, 1896 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Nov 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit32,787M252.79M
Operating income10,456M80.61M
Income before tax11,112M85.67M
Net income7,282M56.14M
Diluted EPS100.530.77
Dividends Per Share300.23
Total Assets163,384M1,170.87M
Total liabilities55,645M398.77M
Total equity106,631M764.16M
Operating cash flow9,449M72.85M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Nov 2018Nov 2019Nov 2020Nov 2021Nov 2022
Revenue 110,538M 126,401M 104,915M 106,619M 109,048M
Gross Profit 27,236M 30,790M 29,320M 30,586M 32,787M
Operating income 8,266M 10,388M 8,966M 9,833M 10,456M
Income before tax 8,432M 10,154M 10,057M 10,997M 11,112M
Net income 5,273M 6,521M 7,121M 8,308M 7,282M
EBITDA 12,379M 14,473M 13,146M 13,923M 14,697M
Diluted EPS 72.24 89.69 98.57 115.06 100.53
Dividends Per Share 22 26 27 28 30
Total Assets 141,644M 148,707M 147,172M 163,632M 163,384M
Total liabilities 52,446M 55,360M 51,515M 59,008M 55,645M
Total equity 88,156M 91,910M 93,921M 102,938M 106,631M
Operating cash flow 5,812M 13,694M 11,315M 12,404M 9,449M
 Nov 2018Nov 2019Nov 2020Nov 2021Nov 2022
Revenue 1,000.30M 1,156.99M 978.57M 978.22M 840.79M
Gross Profit 246.46M 281.83M 273.47M 280.62M 252.79M
Operating income 74.80M 95.08M 83.62M 90.21M 80.61M
Income before tax 76.30M 92.94M 93.80M 100.89M 85.67M
Net income 47.71M 59.68M 66.41M 76.22M 56.14M
EBITDA 112.02M 132.47M 122.61M 127.74M 113.31M
Diluted EPS 0.65 0.82 0.91 1.05 0.77
Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.23 0.25 0.25 0.23
Total Assets 1,247.41M 1,357.93M 1,411.38M 1,441.12M 1,170.87M
Total liabilities 461.87M 505.52M 494.03M 519.68M 398.77M
Total equity 776.36M 839.28M 900.70M 906.58M 764.16M
Operating cash flow 52.59M 125.34M 105.53M 113.80M 72.85M

Valuation Measures

Nov 2022
Operating margin9.58%
Profit margin6.67%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yutaka Nagaoka
  • Executive Officer, Head-Finance & Accounting: Koji Fujiwara
  • Executive Officer: Kazuhiro Ohashi
  • Executive Officer & Head-Human Resources Strategy: Yasushi Kurusu
  • Director & Managing Executive Officer: Yoshiro Kawamura


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  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.1%)
  • Japan Wool Textile Employee Stock Ownership Plan (2.1%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 3-3-10 Kawaramachi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka, 541-0048, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6205.6601

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