Kewpie Corp.


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Feb 23, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 150M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2809)
Consumer Non-Durables
Food: Specialty/Candy
Full time employees: --

Business summary

Kewpie Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of food products. It operates through the following segments: Condiment Products, Egg Products, Delicatessen Products, Processed Foods, Fine Chemical Products, Distribution System, and Common Business Operations. The Condiment Products segment offers mayonnaise, dressing, and vinegar. The Egg Products segment provides liquid, frozen, and dried eggs, egg spread, thick omelet and shredded egg. The Delicatessen Products segment includes salads, delicatessen, packed lunches, rice balls, and packaged salads. The Processed Foods segment produces bottled and canned goods including jams, pasta sauces, sweet corn, baby food, and nursing care food products. The Fine Chemical Products segment sells hyaluronic and eicosapentanoic acids. The Distribution System segment deals with the transportation and storage of food products. The Common Business Operations segment covers the sale of food products. The company was founded by Toichiro Nakashima on November 30, 1919 and is headquartered in Chofu, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Nov 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 561,688M
Gross profit 112,121M
Operating income 31,261M
Income before tax 30,783M
Net income 18,100M
EBITDA 48,462M
Diluted EPS 121.05
Dividends per share 36.5
Total assets 419,207M
Total liabilities 155,771M
Total equity 226,440M
Operating cash flow 27,234M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 4,997.66M
Gross profit 997.60M
Operating income 278.14M
Income before tax 273.89M
Net income 161.04M
EBITDA 431.19M
Diluted EPS 1.07
Dividends per share 0.32
Total assets 3,746.09M
Total liabilities 1,391.99M
Total equity 2,023.50M
Operating cash flow 242.31M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Nov 2017

PER 23.83
ROA 4.49%
ROE 8.24%
Operating margin 5.56%
Profit margin 3.22%

Key executive

  • Chairman: Amane Nakashima
  • Executive President & Representative Director: Osamu Chonan
  • Director, GM-Research & Development: Yoshinori Hamachiyo
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Personnel: Kiyotaka Yokoshoji
  • Executive Officer & GM-Corporate Promotions: Masato Shinohara

Share holders

  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund(3.2%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(2.8%)
  • Kieikai Research Foundation(2.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.2%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.0%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Kewpie Corp.(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 1-4-13 Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo, 150-0002, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3486.3331

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