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Consumer Durables

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of motorcycles, automotive engines, and transportation equipment. It operates through the following segments Land Mobility, Marine Products, Robotics, Financial Services, and Others. The Land Mobility segment offers motorcycle and parts, four-wheel buggies, snowmobiles, and electrically assisted bicycles. The Marine Products segment sells outboard motors, water vehicles, boats, and pools. The Robotics segment includes surface mounters, industrial robots, and industrial unmanned helicopters. The Financial Services segment covers the sales and lease of the company's products. The Others segment includes golf cars, generators, multi-purpose engines, snow throwers, automobile engines, and electrically powered wheelchairs. The company was founded by Genichi Kawakami in July 1955 and is headquartered in Iwata, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2020 JPYUSD
Gross Profit371,812M3,482.41M
Operating income81,673M764.95M
Income before tax84,990M796.02M
Net income53,072M497.07M
Diluted EPS151.891.42
Dividends Per Share600.56
Total Assets1,640.91B15,893.38M
Total liabilities891,751M8,637.23M
Total equity714,644M6,921.82M
Operating cash flow110,487M1,034.82M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 1,502.83B 1,670.09B 1,673.13B 1,664.76B 1,471.29B
Gross Profit 402,661M 458,630M 455,174M 442,331M 371,812M
Operating income 108,596M 149,783M 140,788M 115,364M 81,673M
Income before tax 99,730M 152,313M 136,883M 120,626M 84,990M
Net income 63,154M 101,604M 93,366M 75,737M 53,072M
EBITDA 151,030M 195,240M 187,193M 165,053M 129,914M
Diluted EPS 180.83 290.93 267.34 216.82 151.89
Dividends Per Share 60 88 90 90 60
Total Assets 1,318.77B 1,415.84B 1,420.85B 1,532.81B 1,640.91B
Total liabilities 743,369M 750,610M 724,089M 780,977M 891,751M
Total equity 534,166M 622,802M 657,475M 705,234M 714,644M
Operating cash flow 143,163M 126,342M 58,858M 99,127M 110,487M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 13,830.74M 14,893.74M 15,149.35M 15,271.54M 13,780.26M
Gross Profit 3,705.73M 4,090.02M 4,121.35M 4,057.67M 3,482.41M
Operating income 999.42M 1,335.75M 1,274.75M 1,058.28M 764.95M
Income before tax 917.82M 1,358.31M 1,239.40M 1,106.55M 796.02M
Net income 581.21M 906.09M 845.37M 694.76M 497.07M
EBITDA 1,389.94M 1,741.13M 1,694.93M 1,514.09M 1,216.78M
Diluted EPS 1.66 2.59 2.42 1.98 1.42
Dividends Per Share 0.55 0.78 0.81 0.82 0.56
Total Assets 11,306.86M 12,568.53M 12,950.40M 14,104.53M 15,893.38M
Total liabilities 6,373.46M 6,663.20M 6,599.72M 7,186.35M 8,637.23M
Total equity 4,579.80M 5,528.64M 5,992.57M 6,489.38M 6,921.82M
Operating cash flow 1,317.54M 1,126.70M 532.92M 909.33M 1,034.82M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2020
Operating margin5.55%
Profit margin3.60%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Yoshihiro Hidaka
  • Director, Head-Production & Production Technology: Katsuhito Yamaji
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Katsuaki Watanabe
  • Executive Officer & GM-Solutions Business: Hiroyuki Ota
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Brand Marketing: Akihiro Nagaya


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 26 Jan, 2022

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