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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 services. The company was founded on April 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue898,172M8,468.73M
Gross Profit-90,772M-855.87M
Operating income-245,544M-2,315.19M
Income before tax-274,740M-2,590.48M
Net income-233,215M-2,198.95M
EBITDA-70,879M-668.30M
Diluted EPS-1,219.71-11.50
Dividends Per Share1000.94
Total Assets3,479.45B31,488.25M
Total liabilities2,523.41B22,836.37M
Total equity852,914M7,718.67M
Operating cash flow-103,295M-973.95M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 1,441.41B 1,500.44B 1,529.30B 1,508.20B 898,172M
Gross Profit 357,250M 375,229M 388,613M 363,892M -90,772M
Operating income 176,392M 191,367M 196,947M 160,628M -245,544M
Income before tax 137,754M 170,679M 157,173M 140,662M -274,740M
Net income 91,289M 110,494M 102,750M 89,381M -233,215M
EBITDA 339,123M 356,129M 361,332M 332,273M -70,879M
Diluted EPS 471.52 570.71 533.31 466.88 -1,219.71
Dividends Per Share 140 160 175 182.50 100
Total Assets 3,007.85B 3,071.82B 3,237.59B 3,275.25B 3,479.45B
Total liabilities 1,975.23B 1,955.52B 2,057.73B 2,052.14B 2,523.41B
Total equity 940,437M 1,020.96B 1,079.59B 1,118.02B 852,914M
Operating cash flow 234,144M 275,101M 289,728M 240,152M -103,295M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 13,310.96M 13,537.96M 13,790.63M 13,871.60M 8,468.73M
Gross Profit 3,299.08M 3,385.55M 3,504.34M 3,346.87M -855.87M
Operating income 1,628.92M 1,726.63M 1,775.98M 1,477.36M -2,315.19M
Income before tax 1,272.11M 1,539.97M 1,417.31M 1,293.73M -2,590.48M
Net income 843.02M 996.94M 926.55M 822.07M -2,198.95M
EBITDA 3,131.69M 3,213.22M 3,258.33M 3,056.06M -668.30M
Diluted EPS 4.35 5.14 4.80 4.29 -11.50
Dividends Per Share 1.29 1.44 1.57 1.67 0.94
Total Assets 26,993.19M 28,884.14M 29,250.54M 30,339.09M 31,488.25M
Total liabilities 17,726.24M 18,387.60M 18,590.87M 19,009.26M 22,836.37M
Total equity 8,439.71M 9,600.00M 9,753.79M 10,356.40M 7,718.67M
Operating cash flow 2,162.24M 2,482.13M 2,612.64M 2,208.78M -973.95M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
PER--
ROA-6.90%
ROE-23.66%
Operating margin-27.33%
Profit margin-25.96%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kazuaki Hasegawa
  • Director & General Manager-Information Technology: Atsushi Sugioka
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Shoji Kurasaka
  • Representative Director, VP & Executive Officer: Fumito Ogata
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Technology Planning: Eiji Tsubone

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.4%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.0%)
  • JR West Employee Stock Ownership Plan (1.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc. (1.6%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • JR West Customer Relations Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Financial Management Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Japan General Building Service Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Japan Transportation Service Co., Ltd.
  • JR West YONAGO MAINTEC Co., Ltd.
  • JR West OKAYAMA MAINTEC Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Kanazawa Mentec Co., Ltd.
  • JR West MAINTEC Co., Ltd.
  • West Japan Electric Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Nishinihon Electric System Co., Ltd.
  • West Japan Railway Shinkansen Technology Corp.
  • West Japan Railway Techsia Co., Ltd.
  • West Japan Railway Rent-A-Car & Lease Co., Ltd.
  • Chugoku SC Development Co.
  • Sanyo SC Development Co., Ltd.
  • Wakayama Station Building Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Japan Shopping Center Development Co.
  • JR West Osaka Development Co., Ltd.
  • Osaka Terminal Building Co., Ltd.
  • West Japan Railway Sanin Development Co.
  • Japan Railway Service Net Fukuoka Co.
  • Japan Railway Service Net Hiroshima Co.
  • Japan Railway Service Net Okayama Co.
  • Sagano Scenic Railway Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Properties Co., Ltd.
  • JR West Innovations Co., Ltd.
  • Ryoju Properties KK
  • Gomangoku Chisatosanso KK
  • Nara Hotel KK
  • West Japan JR Bus Co.

Competitors

  • Central Japan Railway Company
  • Open Door, Inc.
Last Updated on 24 Sep, 2021

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