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Toyota Tsusho Corp.

Business Summary

Toyota Tsusho Corp. engages in domestic trade of various products, their import and export, foreign government trading, contracted construction, and insurance agency services. It operates through the following business segments: Metals, Global Production Parts and Logistics, Automotive, Machinery, Energy, and Project, Chemicals and Electronics, Food and Consumer Products, Africa, and Others. The Metals segment manufactures, processes, sells, and disposes ordinary and special steel products, non-ferrous and precious metals, copper and copper alloy products, rare earth materials, and new metals. The Global Production Parts and Logistics segment ensures stable supply of automotive parts and utilizes integrated logistics services encompassing packaging, marine container transport, sorting, reloading, and final delivery. The Automotive segment sells and provides services for passenger, commercial, light, and two-wheeled vehicles, trucks and buses, and automotive parts. The Machinery, Energy, and Project segment handles various machinery and equipment, industrial vehicles, and construction machinery; procures basic energy resources such as petroleum, coal, and natural gas; and engages in energy and electric power supply and water treatment businesses. The Chemicals and Electronics segment offers automotive components, semiconductor, electronic parts, module products, and automotive integration software. It also provides network construction and maintenance. The Produce and Consumer Products segment manufactures, processes, and sells livestock feeds, grains, processed food products, food ingredients, agricultural, marine, livestock, and alcoholic beverages. It also covers products and services related to insurance and securities, textile products and apparel, nursing and medical-related products, office furniture, construction and housing materials, hospitals, and hotel residences. The Africa segment deals with the Africa automobile, healthcare, and consumer finance and retail businesses; as well as electricity infrastructure, agriculture, and information and communications technology (ICT). The Others segment includes functional services to provide operational support to the whole group. The company was founded on July 1, 1948 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit603,917M5,445.86M
Operating income217,772M1,963.77M
Income before tax229,193M2,066.76M
Net income132,623M1,195.93M
Diluted EPS376.893.39
Dividends Per Share1000.90
Total Assets4,441.46B40,127.06M
Total liabilities3,051.84B27,572.34M
Total equity1,195.82B10,803.87M
Operating cash flow210,796M1,900.86M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 8,663.46B 6,246.10B 5,797.36B 6,491.03B 6,762.70B
Gross Profit 559,504M 573,205M 535,499M 569,888M 603,917M
Operating income 169,456M 174,117M 159,637M 192,240M 217,772M
Income before tax 155,494M 76,769M 140,895M 209,749M 229,193M
Net income 67,571M -19,279M 107,903M 130,228M 132,623M
EBITDA 278,866M 255,346M 235,702M 272,432M 293,777M
Diluted EPS 192.10 -54.80 306.63 370.08 376.89
Dividends Per Share 56 62 70 94 100
Total Assets 4,533.69B 4,053.39B 4,212.06B 4,310.04B 4,441.46B
Total liabilities 3,229.21B 2,937.40B 2,988.54B 2,947.85B 3,051.84B
Total equity 1,125.63B 946,658M 1,050.61B 1,174.71B 1,195.82B
Operating cash flow 169,100M 320,330M 159,770M 215,098M 210,796M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 78,861.61M 52,014.32M 53,536.76M 58,566.21M 60,983.11M
Gross Profit 5,093.04M 4,773.35M 4,945.15M 5,141.88M 5,445.86M
Operating income 1,542.52M 1,449.95M 1,474.19M 1,734.51M 1,963.77M
Income before tax 1,415.42M 639.29M 1,301.11M 1,892.48M 2,066.76M
Net income 615.08M -160.54M 996.44M 1,174.99M 1,195.93M
EBITDA 2,538.45M 2,126.38M 2,176.63M 2,458.05M 2,649.15M
Diluted EPS 1.74 -0.45 2.83 3.33 3.39
Dividends Per Share 0.50 0.51 0.64 0.84 0.90
Total Assets 37,804.40M 36,063.80M 37,800.08M 40,526.95M 40,127.06M
Total liabilities 26,926.91M 26,134.62M 26,819.96M 27,718.39M 27,572.34M
Total equity 9,386.19M 8,422.59M 9,428.51M 11,045.77M 10,803.87M
Operating cash flow 1,539.28M 2,667.54M 1,475.42M 1,940.74M 1,900.86M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin3.22%
Profit margin1.96%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Ichiro Kashitani
  • CFO, Director & Managing Executive Officer: Hideyuki Iwamoto
  • Representative Director, EVP & CTO: Soichiro Matsudaira
  • Director & Chief Information Officer: Hiroshi Tominaga
  • Director, CAO & Managing Executive Officer: Yasuhiro Nagai


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Contact Details

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