Bridgestone Corp.


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Prev close: 4,674
Aug 21, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 813.10M

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Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(5108)
Consumer Durables
Automotive Aftermarket
Full time employees: 143,616

Business summary

Bridgestone Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of tires and rubber products. It operates through the following segments: Tires and Diversified Products. The Tires segment manufactures and sells tires, tubes, wheels and accessories. It also offers retread material and services, and auto maintenance. The Diversified Products segment includes chemical and industrial products, sporting goods, bicycles, and financial services. The company was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi on March 1, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 3,337.01B
Gross profit 1,333.16B
Operating income 449,550M
Income before tax 421,588M
Net income 265,551M
EBITDA 639,610M
Diluted EPS 338.52
Dividends per share 140
Total assets 3,720.23B
Total liabilities 1,374.77B
Total equity 2,286.39B
Operating cash flow 444,535M

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Revenue 30,710.94M
Gross profit 12,269.29M
Operating income 4,137.25M
Income before tax 3,879.92M
Net income 2,443.89M
EBITDA 5,886.40M
Diluted EPS 3.11
Dividends per share 1.28
Total assets 31,896.39M
Total liabilities 11,787.00M
Total equity 19,602.98M
Operating cash flow 4,091.10M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 12.42
ROA 7.06%
ROE 11.80%
Operating margin 13.47%
Profit margin 7.95%

Key executive

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Masaaki Tsuya
  • Director, Chief Operating & Technology Officer: Kazuhisa Nishigai
  • Chief Financial Officer, EVP & Head-Administration: Akihiro Eto
  • Executive VP & Head-Diversified Business: Asahiko Nishiyama
  • Executive Vice President: Eduardo Minardi

Share holders

  • Ishibashi Foundation(9.4%)
  • Bridgestone Corp.(6.0%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.1%)
  • Nagasaka Sangyo KK(2.0%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.7%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.2%)


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  • Address: Tokyo Square Garden, 20-24/F, 3-1-1 Kyobashi, Tokyo, 104-8340, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6836.3001

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