Iwatani Corp.


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Sep 22, 2017
Prev close: 670
Sep 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 251.36M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(8088)
Distribution Services
Wholesale Distributors
Full time employees: 9,174

Business summary

Iwatani Corp. engages in the provision of gas and energy services. It operates through the following segments: Energy, Industrial Gases & Machinery, Materials, Agri-Bio & Foods, and Others. The Energy Segment deals with liquefied petroleum gas, liquefied natural gas, petroleum products, kitchen appliances, home energy components, gas canisters and mineral water. The Industrial Gases and Machinery Segment consists of air-separation gases, specialty gases, gas-supply facilities, welding materials, manufacturing equipment, pumps and compressors, industrial machinery and facilities, factory automation systems, and environmental equipment. The Materials Segment offers stainless steel, non-ferrous metals, functional plastic products, electronic display materials, mineral sand, and rare earth metals. The Agri-Bio and Foods Segment handles frozen vegetables and fruits, health food items, livestock-related products, agri-bio goods, and food plant sanitation management. The Others segment includes finance, insurance, transportation, and information processing businesses. Iwatani was founded by Naoji Iwatani on May 5, 1930 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 588,045M
Gross profit 147,084M
Operating income 25,039M
Income before tax 26,781M
Net income 16,546M
EBITDA 44,745M
Diluted EPS 57.66
Dividends per share 8
Total assets 434,690M
Total liabilities 289,807M
Total equity 134,415M
Operating cash flow 37,240M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 5,430.40M
Gross profit 1,358.27M
Operating income 231.22M
Income before tax 247.31M
Net income 152.79M
EBITDA 413.20M
Diluted EPS 0.53
Dividends per share 0.07
Total assets 3,901.01M
Total liabilities 2,600.79M
Total equity 1,206.27M
Operating cash flow 343.89M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 9.63
ROA 3.94%
ROE 13.27%
Operating margin 4.25%
Profit margin 2.81%

Key executive

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Akiji Makino
  • President: Mitsuhiro Tanimoto
  • Director, Head-Operations & Executive Officer: Naoki Iwatani
  • Director, EVP & GM-Overseas Business: Hisato Ueha
  • Vice Chairman & Executive Officer: Toshio Watanabe

Share holders

  • Iwatani Naoji Foundation(8.2%)
  • Tetsu Iwatani YK(2.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(2.6%)
  • Resona Holdings, Inc.(2.3%)
  • Iwatani Corp.(2.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.7%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Iwatani International Business Association(1.7%)
  • Iwatani International Employee Stock Ownership Plan(1.7%)


  • Website: http://www.iwatani.co.jp
  • Address: 3-6-4 Hommachi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka, 541-0053, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.7637.3131

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