West Japan Railway Co.


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Mar 20, 2018
Prev close: 7,406
Mar 20, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 193.73M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(9021)
Full time employees: 47,382

Business summary

West Japan Railway Co. engages in the railway transportation business. It operates through the following segments: Transportation, Sales of Goods and Food Services, Real Estate, and Other Businesses. The Transportation segment provides railway, bus, and ferry services. The Distribution segment operates department stores, restaurants, retail, and wholesale shops. The Real Estate segment sells and leases properties, and manages shopping centers. The Other Businesses segment includes hotels, travel agencies, advertising, and construction. The company was founded on April 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,441.41B
Gross profit 357,250M
Operating income 176,392M
Income before tax 137,754M
Net income 91,289M
EBITDA 339,123M
Diluted EPS 471.52
Dividends per share 140
Total assets 3,007.85B
Total liabilities 1,975.23B
Total equity 940,437M
Operating cash flow 234,144M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 13,310.96M
Gross profit 3,299.08M
Operating income 1,628.92M
Income before tax 1,272.11M
Net income 843.02M
EBITDA 3,131.69M
Diluted EPS 4.35
Dividends per share 1.29
Total assets 26,993.19M
Total liabilities 17,726.24M
Total equity 8,439.71M
Operating cash flow 2,162.24M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 15.35
ROA 3.12%
ROE 10.04%
Operating margin 12.23%
Profit margin 6.33%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Tatsuo Kijima
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Finance: Yutaka Nakanishi
  • Executive Officer & GM-Information Technology: Kunimasa Kojima
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Corporate Planning: Atsushi Sugioka
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Production: Masato Yamaguchi

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.3%)
  • Marathon Asset Management LLP(4.0%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(3.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(3.0%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.2%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.0%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.9%)


  • Website: http://www.westjr.co.jp
  • Address: 2-4-24 Shibata, Kita-Ku, Osaka, 530-8341, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6375.8981

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