Eisai Co., Ltd.


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Sep 22, 2017
Prev close: 5,867
Sep 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 296.56M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4523)
Health Technology
Pharmaceuticals: Other
Full time employees: 10,452

Business summary

Eisai Co., Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of prescription medicines and over-the-counter products. It operates through the Pharmaceutical Products Business and Other Business segments. The Pharmaceutical Products Business segment handles prescription and generic drugs, diagnostics, and consumer healthcare business in Japan, which manages over-the-counter drugs. The Other Business segment deals with food additives and chemicals. The company was founded by Toyoji Naito in November 1936 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 539,097M
Gross profit 331,091M
Operating income 51,205M
Income before tax 57,613M
Net income 39,359M
EBITDA 77,689M
Diluted EPS 137.41
Dividends per share 150
Total assets 1,030.76B
Total liabilities 428,172M
Total equity 584,630M
Operating cash flow 75,851M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 4,978.38M
Gross profit 3,057.51M
Operating income 472.86M
Income before tax 532.03M
Net income 363.46M
EBITDA 717.43M
Diluted EPS 1.26
Dividends per share 1.38
Total assets 9,250.32M
Total liabilities 3,842.51M
Total equity 5,246.61M
Operating cash flow 700.45M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 41.88
ROA 3.92%
ROE 6.79%
Operating margin 9.49%
Profit margin 7.30%

Key executive

  • Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director: Haruo Naito
  • Chief Financial Officer & Chief IR Officer: Ryohei Yanagi
  • Chief Information Officer: Hideki Hayashi
  • Chief Compliance Officer & Executive Officer: Junichi Asatani
  • Vice President: Yasunobu Kai

Share holders

  • Wellington Management Co. LLP(8.6%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.5%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(4.4%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(4.1%)
  • Eisai Co., Ltd.(3.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.8%)
  • Resona Holdings, Inc.(2.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.9%)


  • Website: http://www.eisai.co.jp
  • Address: 4-6-10 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, 112-8088, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3817.3700

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