Mitsui & Co., Ltd.


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Feb 23, 2018
Prev close: 1,953.5
Feb 23, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,796.51M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(8031)
Distribution Services
Wholesale Distributors
Full time employees: 42,316

Business summary

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. engages in the general trading business. It operates through the following segments: Iron and Steel Products; Mineral and Metal Resources; Machinery and Infrastructure; Chemicals; Energy; Lifestyle; Innovation and Corporate Development; Overseas; and Others. The Iron and Steel Products segment manages the sourcing and supply of iron and steel products; investment in steel service centers; electric furnace steel mills, rolling mills, component manufacturers; and the iron and steel distribution industry. The Mineral and Metal Resources segment handles investment in resource development, production, processing, and trading business; and the environmental recycling business. The Machinery and Infrastructure segment upgrades and maintains infrastructure to facilitate social and economic development through projects in fields such as power generation, energy and mineral resources/ basic industry, marine energy, water supply, and logistics; and covers motor vehicles, mining and construction machinery, ships, aircraft, railways, and other machinery to transportation systems. The Chemicals segment manufactures, trades and sells chemical products in Japan and overseas. The Energy segment explores, develops, produces, and trades energy resources. The Lifestyle segment deals with global sales of food resources and products. It also handles outsourcing services, medical and healthcare, real estate, housing and industrial material, and fashion businesses. The Innovation and Corporate Development segment undertakes information technology, financial technology, and logistics technology. The Overseas segment engages in the sales and intermediary service of various commodities and conducts related businesses led by overseas trading subsidiaries and their affiliated companies in their respective countries including America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific. The Others segment includes corporate staff department performing financial and business services. The company was founded on July 1, 1876 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 4,363.96B
Gross profit 704,872M
Operating income 180,320M
Income before tax 290,222M
Net income 306,136M
EBITDA 373,649M
Diluted EPS 171.1
Dividends per share 55
Total assets 11,501.01B
Total liabilities 7,510.85B
Total equity 3,732.17B
Operating cash flow 404,171M

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Revenue 40,299.84M
Gross profit 6,509.26M
Operating income 1,665.19M
Income before tax 2,680.10M
Net income 2,827.06M
EBITDA 3,450.52M
Diluted EPS 1.58
Dividends per share 0.50
Total assets 103,212.89M
Total liabilities 67,404.20M
Total equity 33,493.48M
Operating cash flow 3,732.38M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 9.41
ROA 2.73%
ROE 8.60%
Operating margin 4.13%
Profit margin 7.01%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Tatsuo Yasunaga
  • CFO & Representative Director: Keigo Matsubara
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Satoshi Tanaka
  • Representative Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Makoto Suzuki
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshihiro Hombo

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.2%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd.(1.8%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.5%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(1.4%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.1%)
  • MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.(1.1%)


  • Website:
  • Address: JA Building, 1-3-1 Ohtemachi, Tokyo, 100-8631, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3285.1111

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