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Transportation

West Japan Railway Co.

Business Summary

West Japan Railway Co. engages in the railway transportation business. It operates through the following segments: Transportation, Distribution, Real Estate, and Other Businesses. The Transportation segment provides railway, bus, and ferry services. The Distribution segment operates department stores, restaurants, retail, and wholesale shops. The Real Estate segment sells and leases properties, and manages shopping centers. The Other Businesses segment includes hotels, travel agencies, advertising, and construction. The company was founded on April 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue1,529.30B13,790.63M
Gross Profit388,613M3,504.34M
Operating income196,947M1,775.98M
Income before tax157,173M1,417.31M
Net income102,750M926.55M
EBITDA361,332M3,258.33M
Diluted EPS533.314.80
Dividends Per Share1751.57
Total Assets3,237.59B29,250.54M
Total liabilities2,057.73B18,590.87M
Total equity1,079.59B9,753.79M
Operating cash flow289,728M2,612.64M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 1,350.33B 1,451.30B 1,441.41B 1,500.44B 1,529.30B
Gross Profit 310,642M 355,074M 357,250M 375,229M 388,613M
Operating income 139,774M 181,539M 176,392M 191,367M 196,947M
Income before tax 122,712M 145,158M 137,754M 170,679M 157,173M
Net income 66,712M 85,868M 91,289M 110,494M 102,750M
EBITDA 289,381M 338,169M 339,123M 356,129M 361,332M
Diluted EPS 344.58 443.52 471.52 570.71 533.31
Dividends Per Share 125 135 140 160 175
Total Assets 2,786.47B 2,843.19B 3,007.85B 3,071.82B 3,237.59B
Total liabilities 1,939.76B 1,916.81B 1,975.23B 1,955.52B 2,057.73B
Total equity 801,265M 877,863M 940,437M 1,020.96B 1,079.59B
Operating cash flow 223,613M 259,880M 234,144M 275,101M 289,728M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 12,291.81M 12,085.67M 13,310.96M 13,537.96M 13,790.63M
Gross Profit 2,827.70M 2,956.87M 3,299.08M 3,385.55M 3,504.34M
Operating income 1,272.33M 1,511.76M 1,628.92M 1,726.63M 1,775.98M
Income before tax 1,117.02M 1,208.80M 1,272.11M 1,539.97M 1,417.31M
Net income 607.26M 715.06M 843.02M 996.94M 926.55M
EBITDA 2,634.17M 2,816.09M 3,131.69M 3,213.22M 3,258.33M
Diluted EPS 3.13 3.69 4.35 5.14 4.80
Dividends Per Share 1.13 1.12 1.29 1.44 1.57
Total Assets 23,235.10M 25,296.44M 26,993.19M 28,884.14M 29,250.54M
Total liabilities 16,174.85M 17,054.29M 17,726.24M 18,387.60M 18,590.87M
Total equity 6,681.38M 7,810.51M 8,439.71M 9,600.00M 9,753.79M
Operating cash flow 2,035.50M 2,164.14M 2,162.24M 2,482.13M 2,612.64M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER15.63
ROA3.25%
ROE9.78%
Operating margin12.87%
Profit margin6.71%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Tatsuo Kijima
  • Executive Officer & GM-Information Technology: Kunimasa Kojima
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Kazuaki Hasegawa
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshihisa Hirano
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Nobutoshi Nikaido

Shareholders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (3.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (3.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (3.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.6%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.0%)
  • JR West Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.7%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (1.7%)

Contact Details

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  • WJR Isetan Co. Ltd.
  • JR West Japan Marunix Co. Ltd.
  • Chugoku JR Bus Co.
  • Chugoku Station Development Co. Ltd.
  • JR West IT Solutions Co.
  • Hotel Granvia Osaka Co. Ltd.
  • Flex International Tours Kansai, Inc.
  • JR Nishinippon Mentech KK
  • JR Service Net Okayama Co. Ltd.
  • West Japan Railway Daily Service Net Co.
  • JR Nishinihon Sogo Building Service KK
  • West Japan Railway Yonago Maintec Co. Ltd.

Competitors

  • Central Japan Railway Company
  • East Japan Railway Company
  • Open Door, Inc.
Last Updated on 13 Dec, 2019

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