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cotta Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

cotta Co., Ltd. engages in the sale of confectionery ingredients and food packaging materials. The company manages the online site cotta, through which it offers sweets, breads and confectionery. It also delivers packaging materials and confectionery materials to Japanese and western confectionery and bakery retailers such as cake boxes, handbags, wrapping paper, ribbons and freshness preservatives, and confectionery materials such as butter, flour and others. The company was founded by Seiichi Sato on December 25, 1998 and is headquartered in Tsukumi, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Sep 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit2,743.54M22.02M
Operating income551.78M4.42M
Income before tax579.57M4.65M
Net income399.98M3.21M
Diluted EPS37.610.30
Dividends Per Share40.03
Total Assets5,995.75M41.42M
Total liabilities2,642.53M18.25M
Total equity3,353.21M23.16M
Operating cash flow447.03M3.58M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Sep 2018Sep 2019Sep 2020Sep 2021Sep 2022
Revenue 6,278.02M 6,399.92M 7,860.02M 9,258.19M 8,843.95M
Gross Profit 2,421.33M 2,507.98M 3,279.39M 3,881.28M 2,743.54M
Operating income 341.67M 317.33M 288.89M 453.08M 551.78M
Income before tax 451.24M 337.65M 325.57M 481.76M 579.57M
Net income 341.41M 225.69M 263.31M 324.64M 399.98M
EBITDA 459.72M 433.94M 407.04M 586.10M 687.61M
Diluted EPS 31.08 20.58 23.96 29.51 37.61
Dividends Per Share 3.33 4 4 4 4
Total Assets 4,293.44M 4,503.87M 5,522.83M 5,846.73M 5,995.75M
Total liabilities 1,761.65M 1,782.74M 2,579.94M 2,735.34M 2,642.53M
Total equity 2,531.78M 2,721.13M 2,942.88M 3,111.39M 3,353.21M
Operating cash flow 354.49M 144.16M 534.09M -106.97M 447.03M
 Sep 2018Sep 2019Sep 2020Sep 2021Sep 2022
Revenue 56.83M 58.16M 72.89M 86.09M 70.99M
Gross Profit 21.91M 22.79M 30.41M 36.09M 22.02M
Operating income 3.09M 2.88M 2.67M 4.21M 4.42M
Income before tax 4.08M 3.06M 3.01M 4.48M 4.65M
Net income 3.09M 2.05M 2.44M 3.01M 3.21M
EBITDA 4.16M 3.94M 3.77M 5.45M 5.51M
Diluted EPS 0.28 0.18 0.22 0.27 0.30
Dividends Per Share 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03
Total Assets 37.79M 41.67M 52.33M 52.40M 41.42M
Total liabilities 15.50M 16.49M 24.44M 24.51M 18.25M
Total equity 22.28M 25.17M 27.88M 27.88M 23.16M
Operating cash flow 3.20M 1.31M 4.95M -0.99M 3.58M

Valuation Measures

Sep 2022
Operating margin6.23%
Profit margin4.52%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Akiko Sato
  • Director & Manager-General Affairs: Shinjiro Goto
  • Director & Accounting Manager: Hiroshi Nomura


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Contact Details

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