Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.


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Aug 16, 2017
Prev close: 5,950
Aug 16, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 70.66M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(5801)
Producer Manufacturing
Electrical Products
Full time employees: 52,254

Business summary

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. engages in the business development of transmission infrastructure and functional materials businesses. It operates through the following segments: Telecommunications, Energy and Industrial Products, Electronics and Automotive Systems, Metals, Light Metals, and Services and Others. The Telecommunications segment manufactures, sells, and installs optical fiber cables, components, and accessories; network equipment, and broadcasting systems. The Energy and Industrial Products segment covers copper, aluminum, and insulated wires; power transmission cables, accessories, and conduits; water-feeding pipe materials, foam products, semiconductor manufacturing and electrical insulation tapes, and electric material products. The Electronics and Automotive Systems segment handles automotive components, wire harness, magnet wires, electronic component materials, heat sinks, hard disc drive aluminum substrates, and batteries. The Metals segment deals with wrought copper and functional surface products, electrodeposited copper foils, processed electronic parts, and superconducting and special metal materials. The Light Metals segment produces aluminum plates, extruded aluminum casting and forged products, and processed light metals. The Services and Other segment includes logistics, information processing services, software development, real estate leasing, and water-power generation. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 843,344M
Gross profit 155,230M
Operating income 38,624M
Income before tax 27,965M
Net income 17,570M
EBITDA 62,613M
Diluted EPS 249.15
Dividends per share 55
Total assets 750,126M
Total liabilities 513,073M
Total equity 206,713M
Operating cash flow 40,402M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 7,788.00M
Gross profit 1,433.49M
Operating income 356.68M
Income before tax 258.24M
Net income 162.25M
EBITDA 578.21M
Diluted EPS 2.30
Dividends per share 0.50
Total assets 6,731.81M
Total liabilities 4,604.44M
Total equity 1,855.09M
Operating cash flow 373.09M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 16.05
ROA 2.41%
ROE 9.25%
Operating margin 4.57%
Profit margin 2.08%

Key executive

  • President & Director: Keiichi Kobayashi
  • Director, General Manager-Finance & Procurement: Hiroyuki Ogiwara
  • Managing Executive Officer, General Manager-R&D: Hisaharu Yanagawa
  • Senior Vice President: Shunichi Nakamura
  • Director & Senior Vice President: Osamu Kuroda

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(5.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(4.8%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund(3.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Co.(1.9%)
  • Furukawa Co., Ltd.(1.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.7%)
  • Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.(1.5%)
  • Furukawa Pension Fund(1.5%)


  • Website: http://www.furukawa.co.jp
  • Address: Marunouchi Nakadori Building, 5/F, 2-2-3 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-8322, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3286.3001

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