Kikkoman Corp.


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Sep 22, 2017
Prev close: 3,475
Sep 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 210.38M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2801)
Consumer Non-Durables
Food: Specialty/Candy
Full time employees: 6,771

Business summary

Kikkoman Corp. is a holding company which engages in the food manufacturing business. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Foods-Manufacturing and Sales, Domestic Others, Overseas Foods-Manufacturing and Sales, and Overseas Foods-Wholesale. The Domestic Foods-Manufacturing and Sales segment manufactures and sells soy sauce, beverages, and alcoholic beverages. The Domestic Others segment involves in the production and sale of clinical diagnostic reagents, hygiene inspection agents, processing enzymes and chemical products such as hyaluronic acid. It also operates in real estate property leasing, logistics, and back-office support for Kikkoman Group, and other businesses. The Overseas Foods-Manufacturing and Sales segment sells soy sauce, Del Monte products, and overseas health foods. The Overseas Food-Wholesale segment purchases and sells oriental food products in Japan and overseas. The company was founded on December 7, 1917 and is headquartered in Noda, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 402,174M
Gross profit 159,831M
Operating income 32,843M
Income before tax 27,079M
Net income 23,810M
EBITDA 46,330M
Diluted EPS 123.28
Dividends per share 34
Total assets 361,248M
Total liabilities 116,810M
Total equity 240,010M
Operating cash flow 26,136M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 3,713.94M
Gross profit 1,475.98M
Operating income 303.29M
Income before tax 250.06M
Net income 219.87M
EBITDA 427.84M
Diluted EPS 1.13
Dividends per share 0.31
Total assets 3,241.92M
Total liabilities 1,048.28M
Total equity 2,153.90M
Operating cash flow 241.35M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 26.97
ROA 6.55%
ROE 10.26%
Operating margin 8.16%
Profit margin 5.92%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Noriaki Horikiri
  • CFO, Director & Managing Executive Officer: Shozaburo Nakano
  • Managing Executive Officer, GM-R&D: Asahi Matsuyama
  • Executive Officer: Naoyuki Kiyomatsu
  • Executive Officer: Kiminae Fujimura

Share holders

  • Kikkoman Corp.(8.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(5.5%)
  • Senshusha Co.(3.1%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.1%)
  • Mogisa Ltd.(2.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(2.3%)
  • Hikidaka KK(2.2%)
  • MOGI FAMILY(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 250 Noda, Noda, 278-8601, Japan
  • Phone: +81.4.7123.5111

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