Fact Sheet

Corporate Profile

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Directors of the Board

As of June 26, 2021

Representative Director and Chairman, CEO Tamotsu Adachi
Representative Director and President, COO Hitoshi Kobayashi
Director Shinya Takiyama
Director Hideaki Fukutake *1
Director Katsumi Ihara *2
Director Mutsuo Iwai *2
Director Yumiko Noda *2
Director Kohey Takashima *2

*1  Non-executive Director
*2  Outside Directors

Operating Results by Segment

As of March 31, 2021

Trend of major financial ratio

As of March 31, 2021

(million yen)

2017/3 2018/3 2019/3 2020/3 2021/3
Net Sales 430,064 434,497 439,431 448,577 427,531
Operating Income 7,685 12,626 16,245 21,266 13,089
Ordinary Income 5,545 9,253 12,150 16,759 9,260
Net Income 3,557 12,397 4,902 6,289 3,122
Total Assets 481,904 496,607 504,682 517,425 541,982
Total Equity 175,166 175,122 175,099 175,339 175,037
CAPEX 23,609 19,419 31,582 22,660 29,243
Depreciation and Amortization 20,384 19,961 19,884 19,885 18,885
Cash Flows from Operating Activities 25,237 26,449 13,948 41,978 25,843
Cash Flows from Investing Activities -436 5,503 -30,490 1,425 -19,698
Cash Flows from Financing Activities -11,994 -12,512 -10,084 -12,661 -4,745
Cash and Cash Equivalents of End of Period 119,001 138,304 112,658 142,881 144,035

(%)

Equity Ratio 34.9 34.5 33.6 32.7 31.3
Operating Income Ratio 1.8 2.9 3.7 4.7 3.1
Return On Equity (ROE) 2.1 7.3 2.9 3.7 1.8
Return On Assets (ROA) 0.7 2.5 1.0 1.2 0.6

(yen)

Net Income per Share (EPS) 36.98 128.79 50.89 65.28 32.40
Total Equity per Share (BPS) 1,749.37 1,777.26 1,758.36 1,754.31 1,761.45
Dividends per Share 95 95 50 50 50

(shares)

Number of Shares Outstanding 102,453,453102,464,061102,483,603102,513,199102,541,528

(Number)

Number of Employees 21,022 20,387 20,426 20,673 19,456

Ownership

As of March 31, 2021

Number of Shares Outstanding
102,541,528 shares
Number of Shareholders
61,814
Top 10 Shareholders NameHolding RatioNumber of Shares Held
(Thousands)
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd.

12.71%

12,259

Custody Bank of Japan, T.

11.05%

10,658

efu Investment Limited

8.15%

7,858

Fukutake Foundation

8.04%

7,758

The Chugoku Bank, Ltd.

2.89%

2,787

FUKUTAKE EDUCATION AND CULTURE FOUNDATION

1.99%

1,919

Minamigata Holdings, Inc.

1.90%

1,836

CREDIT SUISSE (LUXEMBOURG) S.A./CUSTOMER ASSETS, FUNDS UCITS

1.79%

1,728

MizuhoTrust & Banking Co., Ltd.

1.66%

1,600

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON 140044

1.58%

1,532

(Note)  1.The shares held by The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. include 6,809 thousand Company shares (a 7.06% holding ratio) contributed by efu Investment Limited as trust assets. efu Investment is an asset management and investment corporation for which Hideaki Fukutake is a representative.
2.The Company owns 6,158 thousand shares of treasury stock which are not included above because they do not carry voting rights. These shares of treasury stock are also excluded from the calculation of investment ratios.
3.The shareholding ratio has been rounded down to the second decimal place.

Shares' % by Shareholders Type

As of March 31, 2021

(%)
Foreign Companies and Others

30.50%

Financial Institutions

28.88%

Individuals and Others

20.16%

Other Companies

12.69%

Treasury Stock

6.00%

Financial Instruments Firms

1.73%

Last updated : 2021/06/26