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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 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue1,508.20B13,871.60M
Gross Profit363,892M3,346.87M
Operating income160,628M1,477.36M
Income before tax140,662M1,293.73M
Net income89,381M822.07M
EBITDA332,273M3,056.06M
Diluted EPS466.884.29
Dividends Per Share182.501.67
Total Assets3,275.25B30,339.09M
Total liabilities2,052.14B19,009.26M
Total equity1,118.02B10,356.40M
Operating cash flow240,152M2,208.78M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 1,451.30B 1,441.41B 1,500.44B 1,529.30B 1,508.20B
Gross Profit 355,074M 357,250M 375,229M 388,613M 363,892M
Operating income 181,539M 176,392M 191,367M 196,947M 160,628M
Income before tax 145,158M 137,754M 170,679M 157,173M 140,662M
Net income 85,868M 91,289M 110,494M 102,750M 89,381M
EBITDA 338,169M 339,123M 356,129M 361,332M 332,273M
Diluted EPS 443.52 471.52 570.71 533.31 466.88
Dividends Per Share 135 140 160 175 182.50
Total Assets 2,843.19B 3,007.85B 3,071.82B 3,237.59B 3,275.25B
Total liabilities 1,916.81B 1,975.23B 1,955.52B 2,057.73B 2,052.14B
Total equity 877,863M 940,437M 1,020.96B 1,079.59B 1,118.02B
Operating cash flow 259,880M 234,144M 275,101M 289,728M 240,152M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 12,085.67M 13,310.96M 13,537.96M 13,790.63M 13,871.60M
Gross Profit 2,956.87M 3,299.08M 3,385.55M 3,504.34M 3,346.87M
Operating income 1,511.76M 1,628.92M 1,726.63M 1,775.98M 1,477.36M
Income before tax 1,208.80M 1,272.11M 1,539.97M 1,417.31M 1,293.73M
Net income 715.06M 843.02M 996.94M 926.55M 822.07M
EBITDA 2,816.09M 3,131.69M 3,213.22M 3,258.33M 3,056.06M
Diluted EPS 3.69 4.35 5.14 4.80 4.29
Dividends Per Share 1.12 1.29 1.44 1.57 1.67
Total Assets 25,296.44M 26,993.19M 28,884.14M 29,250.54M 30,339.09M
Total liabilities 17,054.29M 17,726.24M 18,387.60M 18,590.87M 19,009.26M
Total equity 7,810.51M 8,439.71M 9,600.00M 9,753.79M 10,356.40M
Operating cash flow 2,164.14M 2,162.24M 2,482.13M 2,612.64M 2,208.78M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER15.84
ROA2.74%
ROE8.13%
Operating margin10.65%
Profit margin5.92%

Key executives

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

Shareholders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (3.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (3.2%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (3.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.8%)
  • 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

  • East Japan Railway Company
  • Central Japan Railway Company
  • Open Door, Inc.
Last Updated on 13 Jul, 2020

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