Sojitz Corp.


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Aug 17, 2017
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Aug 17, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,251.49M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(2768)
Distribution Services
Wholesale Distributors
Full time employees: 14,241

Business summary

Sojitz Corp. engages in the business of chemical products, energy, machinery, mining, and international trading services. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Machinery, Energy and Metal, Chemicals, Consumer Lifestyle Business and Others. The Machinery segment deals with automotive, infrastructure, information technology, marine, and aerospace operations. The Energy and Metal segment includes fuel, coal, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, industrial minerals, and steel products. The Chemicals segment engages in the import and sale of rare earths, lithium compounds, industrial salt, solvent, thinners, plastic resin, electronic materials, cellulose, and cosmetics. The Consumer Lifestyle Business segment sells food materials, grain and feed, processed seafood, tobacco, confectioneries, sugar and timber and plywood. The Others segment comprises of logistics, insurance, venture capital, aircraft leasing, and real estate businesses. The company was founded on April 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,555.34B
Gross profit 195,371M
Operating income 47,647M
Income before tax 45,282M
Net income 40,761M
EBITDA 70,566M
Diluted EPS 32.58
Dividends per share 8
Total assets 2,175.86B
Total liabilities 1,597.88B
Total equity 550,513M
Operating cash flow 857M

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Revenue 14,363.14M
Gross profit 1,804.18M
Operating income 440.00M
Income before tax 418.16M
Net income 376.41M
EBITDA 651.65M
Diluted EPS 0.30
Dividends per share 0.07
Total assets 19,526.69M
Total liabilities 14,339.80M
Total equity 4,940.43M
Operating cash flow 7.91M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 8.56
ROA 1.92%
ROE 7.61%
Operating margin 3.06%
Profit margin 2.62%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Yoji Sato
  • Chief Information Officer, Head-Sales & Operations: Satoru Takahama
  • Chief Financial Officer & Head-Accounting: Seiichi Tanaka
  • Chief Information Officer & Executive Officer: Shigeru Nishihara
  • Chief Compliance Officer & Head-Legal Affairs: Masayuki Hanai

Share holders

  • Ichigo Asset Management, Ltd.(9.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC(1.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.3%)
  • State Street Global Advisors Ltd.(0.7%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(0.7%)
  • Mellon Capital Management Corp.(0.6%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Iino Building, 2-1-1 Uchisaiwai-cho, Tokyo, 100-8691, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6871.5000

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