Canon, Inc.


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Prev close: 4,331
Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,333.76M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(7751)
Electronic Technology
Electronic Equipment/Instruments
Full time employees: 197,673

Business summary

Canon, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of office multifunction devices, copying machines, printers, cameras, and lithography equipment. It operates through the following segments: Office Business Unit, Imaging System Business Unit, and Industry and Others Business Unit. The Office Business Unit segment offers MFDs, printers, copying machines for personal and office use, and production print products for print professionals. It also delivers added value to customers through software, services and solutions. The Imaging System Business Unit segment manufactures and markets digital cameras and digital video camcorders, as well as lenses and various related accessories. The Industry and Others Business Unit segment offers semiconductor and flat panel display lithography equipment, digital radiography systems, ophthalmic equipment, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, micro motors, computers, handy terminals, and document scanners. The company was founded on August 10, 1937 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 3,401.48B
Gross profit 1,673.83B
Operating income 228,866M
Income before tax 244,651M
Net income 150,650M
EBITDA 478,962M
Diluted EPS 137.95
Dividends per share 150
Total assets 5,138.52B
Total liabilities 2,143.90B
Total equity 2,783.12B
Operating cash flow 500,283M

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Revenue 31,304.26M
Gross profit 15,404.47M
Operating income 2,106.27M
Income before tax 2,251.55M
Net income 1,386.44M
EBITDA 4,407.94M
Diluted EPS 1.26
Dividends per share 1.38
Total assets 44,056.49M
Total liabilities 18,381.33M
Total equity 23,861.86M
Operating cash flow 4,604.16M

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Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 23.88
ROA 3.14%
ROE 5.24%
Operating margin 6.72%
Profit margin 4.42%

Key executive

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Fujio Mitarai
  • President, COO & Representative Director: Masaya Maeda
  • CFO, Representative Director, VP & GM-Personnel: Toshizo Tanaka
  • Representative Director & Chief Technology Officer: Shigeyuki Matsumoto
  • Executive Vice President: Yoroku Adachi

Share holders

  • Canon, Inc.(19.0%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(2.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(1.6%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Sompo Holdings, Inc.(1.3%)
  • Obayashi Corp.(1.2%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 3-30-2 Shimomaruko, Ohta-Ku, Tokyo, 146-8501, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3758.2111

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