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Consumer Non-Durables

Unicharm Corp.

  • 3,114.00 JPY
  • -35.00
  • -1.11%
  • Japan
    Nov 12, 2018
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Business Summary

Unicharm Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of baby, feminine, pet care, health care, cosmetic and household products; industrial and food packaging materials. It operates through the following segments: Personal Care, Pet Care and Others. The Personal Care segment manufactures and sells baby care products, feminine care products, health care products and clean-and-fresh products. The Pet Care segment engages in the manufacturing of pet food products and pet toiletry products. The Others segment manufactures and sells industrial related materials. The company was founded by Keiichiro Takahara on February 10, 1961 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit243,471M2,171.25M
Operating income86,839M774.42M
Income before tax92,926M828.70M
Net income52,771M470.60M
Diluted EPS87.060.77
Dividends Per Share200.17
Total Assets736,644M6,539.22M
Total liabilities283,615M2,517.66M
Total equity387,568M3,440.46M
Operating cash flow98,086M874.72M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 599,455M 738,212.82M 738,707M 604,653M 641,647M
Gross Profit 265,111M 323,877.85M 328,955M 223,079M 243,471M
Operating income 67,240M 81,795.79M 79,934M 79,116M 86,839M
Income before tax 67,902M 91,870.11M 77,340M 75,835M 92,926M
Net income 38,216M 42,140.90M 40,511M 46,971M 52,771M
EBITDA 98,544M 114,011.71M 111,917M 106,714M 116,184M
Diluted EPS 62.39 69.84 66.50 76.63 87.06
Dividends Per Share 11.33 38.06 14.80 16 20
Total Assets 620,419M 699,108M 702,601M 668,592M 736,644M
Total liabilities 188,267M 206,264M 251,510M 254,206M 283,615M
Total equity 374,433M 419,892M 387,472M 352,098M 387,568M
Operating cash flow 95,659M 68,892M 85,009M 103,604M 98,086M
 Mar 2014Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 5,984.28M 6,974.14M 6,101.74M 5,564.68M 5,722.16M
Gross Profit 2,646.57M 3,059.78M 2,717.18M 2,053.02M 2,171.25M
Operating income 671.24M 772.75M 660.25M 728.11M 774.42M
Income before tax 677.85M 867.92M 638.83M 697.91M 828.70M
Net income 381.50M 398.11M 334.62M 432.27M 470.60M
EBITDA 983.75M 1,077.10M 924.43M 982.10M 1,036.12M
Diluted EPS 0.62 0.65 0.54 0.70 0.77
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.35 0.12 0.14 0.17
Total Assets 6,024.36M 5,831.00M 5,840.65M 5,732.34M 6,539.22M
Total liabilities 1,828.10M 1,720.37M 2,090.77M 2,179.50M 2,517.66M
Total equity 3,635.80M 3,502.16M 3,221.01M 3,018.80M 3,440.46M
Operating cash flow 954.95M 650.84M 702.17M 953.47M 874.72M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin13.53%
Profit margin8.22%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Takahisa Takahara
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Shinji Mori
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Gumpei Futagami
  • Executive Officer: Toshiro China
  • Executive Officer: Shite Tetsuya


  • Unicharm Corp. (3.9%)
  • First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd. (3.2%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (2.8%)
  • Hiroshima Bank Pension Fund (2.7%)
  • The Iyo Bank, Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Sumitomo Fudosan Mita Twin Building, 3-5-27 Mita, Tokyo, 108-0073, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3451.5111

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Last Updated on 12 Nov, 2018

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