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Consumer Non-Durables

Unicharm Corp.

Business Summary

Unicharm Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of baby, feminine, pet, and health care products. It also offers industrial and food packaging materials. It operates through the following segments: Personal Care, Pet Care and Other. The Personal Care segment handles baby care, feminine care, health care, and clean-and-fresh products. These include the brands moony, Natural moony, MamyPoko, Center-in, Kiyora, Sofy, Lifree, Charm Nap, and Silcot. The Pet Care segment deals with the production of pet food and pet toiletries. These include the brands Aiken Genki, Neko Genki, Gin no Spoon, Deo-Sheet, Deo-Manner-Wear, Deo-Sand, and Deo-Toilet. The Other segment manages commercial products that use nonwoven fabric. The company was founded by Keiichiro Takahara on February 10, 1961 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue727,475M6,813.57M
Gross Profit281,939M2,640.65M
Operating income114,744M1,074.69M
Income before tax95,849M897.72M
Net income52,343M490.24M
EBITDA150,909M1,413.42M
Diluted EPS87.450.81
Dividends Per Share320.29
Total Assets893,413M8,653.32M
Total liabilities330,760M3,203.64M
Total equity493,002M4,775.06M
Operating cash flow150,254M1,407.28M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 604,653M 641,647M 688,290M 714,233M 727,475M
Gross Profit 223,079M 243,471M 259,432M 256,957M 281,939M
Operating income 79,116M 86,839M 95,107M 89,779M 114,744M
Income before tax 75,835M 92,926M 91,561M 69,538M 95,849M
Net income 46,971M 52,771M 61,352M 46,117M 52,343M
EBITDA 106,714M 116,184M 125,460M 128,455M 150,909M
Diluted EPS 76.62 87.05 101.43 77.04 87.45
Dividends Per Share 16 20 24 28 32
Total Assets 668,592M 736,644M 795,483M 864,003M 893,413M
Total liabilities 254,206M 283,615M 291,813M 321,103M 330,760M
Total equity 352,098M 387,568M 441,456M 473,073M 493,002M
Operating cash flow 103,604M 98,086M 110,867M 84,936M 150,254M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 5,564.68M 5,722.16M 6,232.09M 6,551.94M 6,813.57M
Gross Profit 2,053.02M 2,171.25M 2,349.01M 2,357.16M 2,640.65M
Operating income 728.11M 774.42M 861.14M 823.57M 1,074.69M
Income before tax 697.91M 828.70M 829.03M 637.90M 897.72M
Net income 432.27M 470.60M 555.50M 423.04M 490.24M
EBITDA 982.10M 1,036.12M 1,135.97M 1,178.36M 1,413.42M
Diluted EPS 0.70 0.77 0.91 0.70 0.81
Dividends Per Share 0.14 0.17 0.21 0.25 0.29
Total Assets 5,732.34M 6,539.22M 7,250.44M 7,950.33M 8,653.32M
Total liabilities 2,179.50M 2,517.66M 2,659.73M 2,954.70M 3,203.64M
Total equity 3,018.80M 3,440.46M 4,023.66M 4,353.09M 4,775.06M
Operating cash flow 953.47M 874.72M 1,003.84M 779.15M 1,407.28M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2020
PER55.84
ROA5.95%
ROE10.83%
Operating margin15.77%
Profit margin7.19%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Takahisa Takahara
  • Executive Officer, GM-Accounting & Finance: Hirotatsu Shimada
  • Director, Vice President & Head-Sales: Shinji Mori
  • Director, VP, Head-Production & Development: Eiji Ishikawa
  • Executive Officer: Toshiro China

Shareholders

  • TAKAHARA FAMILY (24.9%)
  • TAKAHARA KEIICHIRO (4.5%)
  • Unicharm Corp. (3.6%)
  • Hiroshima Bank Pension Fund (2.7%)
  • The Iyo Bank, Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd. (2.3%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (1.9%)
  • Harding Loevner LP (1.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.unicharm.co.jp
  • Address: Sumitomo Fudosan Mita Twin Bldg West, 3-5-27 Mita, Tokyo, 108-0073, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3451.5111

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Competitors

  • Ontex Group N.V.
  • PetIQ, Inc. Class A
  • Central Garden & Pet Company
  • Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
  • Sam Jung Pulp Co., Ltd
Last Updated on 18 Jun, 2021

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