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¥3,651
Day Low
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07/15/14 - ¥3,804
52 Week Low
01/30/14 - ¥2,992
Market Cap
7.3T
Average Volume 10 Days
2.5M
EPS TTM
¥239.92
Shares Outstanding
2.0B
EX-Date
09/26/14
P/E TM
15.1x
Dividend
¥100.00
Dividend Yield
2.64%
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Japan Tobacco Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells tobacco products, primarily cigarettes in Japan and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Domestic Tobacco Business, International Tobacco Business, Pharmaceutical Business, Beverage Business, and Processed Food Business. It is also involved in the import and distribution of tobacco products. The company offers its tobacco products primarily under the Mild Seven, MEVIUS, Seven Stars, Pianissimo, Zerostyle, Winston, Camel, Benson & Hedges, Silk Cut, LD, Sobranie, Ploom, and Glamour brand names. In addition, it is engaged in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of prescription drugs. The company’s principal pharmaceutical products comprise Remitch capsules; Truvada combination tablets; Riona tablets; Cedartolen Sublingual Drop–Japanese Cedar Pollen, an immunotherapy drug; and Stribild combination tablets. Further, it manufactures and sells beverages, including canned coffee under the Roots brand and natural water under the Momono Tennen-sui brand; staple food products comprising frozen noodles, frozen rice, packed cooked rice, and frozen baked bread; bakery products; and seasonings, as well as operates vending machines for beverage products. Japan Tobacco Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Total Annual Compensation: ¥108.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

japan tobacco inc (2914) Key Developments

Japan Tobacco Inc. Reports Preliminary Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for Month and Year to Date Ended July 2014

Japan Tobacco Inc. reported preliminary Japanese domestic cigarette sales results for month and year to date ended July 2014. For the month, the company reported cigarettes sales volume of 10.0 billion compared to cigarettes sales volume of 10.5 billion for the same period a year ago. For the year to date, the company reported cigarettes sales volume of 65.1 billion compared to cigarettes sales volume of 66.6 billion for the same period a year ago. For the month, the company reported cigarette revenue of JPY 56.9 billion compared to cigarette revenue of JPY of 57.6 billion for the same period a year ago. For the year to date, the company reported cigarette revenue of JPY 363.3 billion compared to cigarette revenue of JPY of 366.0 billion for the same period a year ago.

Japan Tobacco Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending December 31, 2014; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Second Quarter and Full Year Ending December 31, 2014

Japan Tobacco Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of JPY 556,448 million against JPY 547,937 million a year ago. Operating profit was JPY 148,227 million against JPY 146,483 million a year ago. Operating profit grew as profits from the sale of real estate assets increased year-on-year. Profit before income taxes was JPY 147,516 million against JPY 141,591 million a year ago. Profit for the period was JPY 107,796 million against JPY 99,907 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent company was JPY 106,181 million or JPY 58.39 per diluted share against JPY 98,104 million or JPY 53.95 per diluted share a year ago. The profit attributable to the owners of the parent increased, due to the increased operating profit and a decline in the corporate effective tax rate. Profit before income taxes was JPY 147,516 million against JPY 141,591 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was JPY 148,872 million against JPY 151,371 million a year ago. Net cash flows used in operating activities was JPY 27,111 million against net cash flows from operating activities of JPY 3,867 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was JPY 28,844 million against JPY 22,963 million a year ago. For the year ending December 31, 2014, the company expects revenue to be JPY 2,150,000 million, operating profit to be JPY 482,000 million, profit attributable to owners of the parent company to be JPY 344,000 million or JPY 189.27 per basic share. The company expects same amount of JPY 50 per share dividend for the second quarter and year ending December 31, 2014.

Japan Tobacco Inc. Launches Peace Aroma Royal 100's Box and Peace Aroma Crown 100's Box

Japan Tobacco Inc. has announced that it will launch two new products in the Peace line, Peace Aroma Royal 100's Box (10 mg) and Peace Aroma Crown 100's Box (6 mg) nationwide in early September 2014. These two new products are made with a lavish blend of select Virginia tobacco leaves, offering an even richer aroma that the Peace brand is known for. Peace Aroma Royal 100's Box and Peace Aroma Crown 100's Box were developed from a can savor Peace's renown rich flavor and aroma. To be sold in boxes of 20 cigarettes for ¥500 per box, these new products are made from a lavish blend of select Virginia tobacco leaves. JT is committed to ensuring high quality for all aspects of the production process, from the selection of the tobacco leaves and blending, to the flavoring, processing, and packaging for these new products. Virginia tobacco is famous for its distinguished sweet aromas, with rich and savory tobacco flavors, and is lavishly blended for the new products. These pleasant qualities are fully brought out in the products by expert blenders. In addition, flavored ingredients are carefully chosen to complement the unique aroma of the Virginia leaves. A new trimming process offers an even richer aroma, with no roughness, by flash heating the fine cut tobacco. The new products provide customers with a solid smoke sensation, rich flavor, luxurious and sophisticated aroma that are more worthy of the Peace brand name. The packages use the traditional design of the iconic golden dove emblem on a navy blue background and also features a deeper and more lustrous texture. The packages are covered with an embossed-like background reminiscent of a fine timepiece, which further imparts a sense of sophistication and luxury to the design. To make it easier to distinguish between the two products, Peace Aroma Royal 100's Box features a gold band at the top, and Peace Aroma Crown 100's Box a silver band.

 

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