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¥3,791
Previous Close
¥3,809
Day High
¥3,808
Day Low
¥3,762
52 Week High
11/4/14 - ¥4,193
52 Week Low
01/30/14 - ¥2,992
Market Cap
7.6T
Average Volume 10 Days
4.7M
EPS TTM
¥225.68
Shares Outstanding
2.0B
EX-Date
12/26/14
P/E TM
16.8x
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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japan tobacco inc (2914) Top Compensated Officers

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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 October 2014

Japan Tobacco Inc. reported preliminary Japanese domestic cigarette sales results for month and year to date ended October 2014. For the month, the company reported cigarettes sales volume of 9.6 billion compared to cigarettes sales volume of 10.2 billion for the same period a year ago. For the year to date, the company reported cigarettes sales volume of 93.5 billion compared to cigarettes sales volume of 96.7 billion for the same period a year ago. For the month, the company reported Japanese Domestic cigarette revenue of JPY 54.4 billion compared to JPY 55.8 billion for the same period a year ago. For the year to date, the company reported Japanese Domestic cigarette revenue of JPY 524.3 billion compared to JPY 530.6 billion for the same period a year ago.

Japan Tobacco Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2014

Japan Tobacco Inc. announced earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2014. For the six months, the company announced profit attributable to the owners of the parent company of JPY 219.3 billion compared to JPY 237.1 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2013. Revenue was JPY 1.17 trillion compared to JPY 1.16 trillion for the same period ended September 30, 2013. Operating profit was JPY 307.1 billion compared to JPY 347.4 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2013. Profit before income taxes for was JPY 303 billion compared to JPY 339.1 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2013. For fiscal year 2014, the company expects profit attributable to the owners of JPY 401 billion and revenue of JPY 2.42 trillion.

Japan Tobacco Inc. Provides Interim and Annual Dividend Guidance for Fiscal 2015; Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Operating Results for the Nine Months Ended September 2014; Revised Consolidated Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2014

Japan Tobacco Inc. maintain the initial plan of an interim dividend of JPY 50 and an annual dividend of JPY 100 per share for the fiscal 2015. The company announced consolidated earnings results for the second quarter ended September 2014. Revenue and adjusted operating profit showed steady growth, driven by robust pricing in the International Tobacco Business. Unfavorable local currency movements against U.S. dollars and weak yen combined, FX impact on financials was limited. Operating profit and profit attributable to owners of the parent declined, mainly due to lower gains from real estate asset disposals. Core revenue declined only 0.7% due to the price mix, driven by intensive investments, including consumer retention activities for brands subject to the JPY 20 price increase. Adjusted operating profit increased 7.6% year-on-year due to price mix, lower investments for Mevius promotion, which, in the previous year, were skewed to the first half, and costs decrease caused by a decline in the domestic tobacco leaf usage ratio. Adjusted operating profit at constant currency grew 11.1% due to pricing in the International Tobacco Businesses as well as reductions in sales promotion expenses and other costs in the Japanese Domestic Tobacco Business. Revenue increased 3.3% year-on-year due to pricing in the International Tobacco Business and the weak yen. For the nine months, total shipment volume declined 4.9% year-on-year due to ongoing market contraction in Russia and Europe as well as intensified competition in such markets as Italy, Turkey and Taiwan. As for consolidated adjusted operating profit at constant currency, the company revised forecast upward by JPY 11 billion, aiming for year-on-year growth of close to 8%. Operating profit forecast is now expected to exceed the initial forecast by JPY 32 billion due to the higher gains from the sale of the real estate asset Shinagawa Seaside Forest complex.

 

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