Kewpie Corp.


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Prev close: 2,988
Dec 13, 2017
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: 14,095

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 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 552,306M
Gross profit 120,681M
Operating income 30,093M
Income before tax 30,290M
Net income 17,093M
EBITDA 48,568M
Diluted EPS 113.47
Dividends per share 34.5
Total assets 385,914M
Total liabilities 140,049M
Total equity 212,621M
Operating cash flow 45,257M

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Revenue 5,059.55M
Gross profit 1,105.53M
Operating income 275.67M
Income before tax 277.47M
Net income 156.58M
EBITDA 444.92M
Diluted EPS 1.03
Dividends per share 0.31
Total assets 3,386.84M
Total liabilities 1,229.09M
Total equity 1,865.99M
Operating cash flow 414.58M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Nov 2016

PER 23.82
ROA 4.50%
ROE 8.01%
Operating margin 5.44%
Profit margin 3.09%

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%)
  • Nakato Scholarship Foundation(1.6%)


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

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