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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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue714,233M6,551.94M
Gross Profit256,957M2,357.16M
Operating income89,779M823.57M
Income before tax69,538M637.90M
Net income46,117M423.04M
EBITDA128,455M1,178.36M
Diluted EPS77.040.70
Dividends Per Share280.25
Total Assets864,003M7,950.33M
Total liabilities321,103M2,954.70M
Total equity473,073M4,353.09M
Operating cash flow84,936M779.15M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 738,707M 604,653M 641,647M 688,290M 714,233M
Gross Profit 328,955M 223,079M 243,471M 259,432M 256,957M
Operating income 79,934M 79,116M 86,839M 95,107M 89,779M
Income before tax 77,340M 75,835M 92,926M 91,561M 69,538M
Net income 40,511M 46,971M 52,771M 61,352M 46,117M
EBITDA 111,917M 106,714M 116,184M 125,460M 128,455M
Diluted EPS 66.50 76.62 87.05 101.43 77.04
Dividends Per Share 14.80 16 20 24 28
Total Assets 702,601M 668,592M 736,644M 795,483M 864,003M
Total liabilities 251,510M 254,206M 283,615M 291,813M 321,103M
Total equity 387,472M 352,098M 387,568M 441,456M 473,073M
Operating cash flow 85,009M 103,604M 98,086M 110,867M 84,936M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 6,101.74M 5,564.68M 5,722.16M 6,232.09M 6,551.94M
Gross Profit 2,717.18M 2,053.02M 2,171.25M 2,349.01M 2,357.16M
Operating income 660.25M 728.11M 774.42M 861.14M 823.57M
Income before tax 638.83M 697.91M 828.70M 829.03M 637.90M
Net income 334.62M 432.27M 470.60M 555.50M 423.04M
EBITDA 924.43M 982.10M 1,036.12M 1,135.97M 1,178.36M
Diluted EPS 0.54 0.70 0.77 0.91 0.70
Dividends Per Share 0.12 0.14 0.17 0.21 0.25
Total Assets 5,840.65M 5,732.34M 6,539.22M 7,250.44M 7,950.33M
Total liabilities 2,090.77M 2,179.50M 2,517.66M 2,659.73M 2,954.70M
Total equity 3,221.01M 3,018.80M 3,440.46M 4,023.66M 4,353.09M
Operating cash flow 702.17M 953.47M 874.72M 1,003.84M 779.15M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER47.72
ROA5.55%
ROE10.08%
Operating margin12.56%
Profit margin6.45%

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. (3.5%)
  • Hiroshima Bank Pension Fund (2.7%)
  • The Iyo Bank, Ltd. (2.4%)
  • First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd. (2.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.2%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.8%)
  • Harding Loevner LP (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

  • PetIQ, Inc. Class A
  • Essity AB Class B
  • Ontex Group N.V.
  • Central Garden & Pet Company
  • Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
  • Sam Jung Pulp Co., Ltd
Last Updated on 26 Oct, 2020

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