Lawson, Inc.


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Aug 18, 2017
Prev close: 7,530
Aug 18, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 100.30M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2651)
Retail Trade
Food Retail
Full time employees: 9,403

Business summary

Lawson, Inc. engages in the management and operation of convenience stores. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Convenience Store; Seijo Ishii; Entertainment & Home Convenience-Related Business; and Others. The Domestic Convenience Store segment includes Lawson, Natural Lawson, Lawson Store 100, and Lawson Mart chain stores. The Seijo Ishii segment manages supermarkets. The Entertainment & Home Convenience-Related Business segment sells concert tickets at Lawson stores and sells music and video software at HMV stores. The Others segment handles financial services and overseas business. The company was founded on April 15, 1975 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Feb 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 631,288M
Gross profit 401,517M
Operating income 73,773M
Income before tax 58,456M
Net income 36,400M
EBITDA 129,972M
Diluted EPS 363.70
Dividends per share 250
Total assets 866,577M
Total liabilities 580,578M
Total equity 275,195M
Operating cash flow 99,864M

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Revenue 5,830.71M
Gross profit 3,708.49M
Operating income 681.38M
Income before tax 539.91M
Net income 336.19M
EBITDA 1,200.44M
Diluted EPS 3.35
Dividends per share 2.30
Total assets 7,745.24M
Total liabilities 5,189.05M
Total equity 2,459.62M
Operating cash flow 922.36M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Feb 2017

PER 21.29
ROA 4.35%
ROE 13.48%
Operating margin 11.68%
Profit margin 5.76%

Key executive

  • President, COO & Representative Director: Sadanobu Takemasu
  • Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President: Yutaka Yoshitake
  • Executive Officer & Deputy GM-Agri Promotions: Atsushi Maeda
  • Executive Officer: Hajime Kawamura
  • Executive Officer: Motonobu Miyake

Share holders

  • Mitsubishi Corp.(50%)
  • Mawer Investment Management Ltd.(2.2%)
  • NTT DoCoMo, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.0%)
  • National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperatives(0.9%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd.(0.9%)
  • APG Asset Management NV(0.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Gate City Osaki East Tower, 3/F, 1-11-2 Osaki, Tokyo, 141-8643, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5435.2770

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