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12/8/14 - ¥211.00
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04/15/14 - ¥126.00
Market Cap
757.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
31.9M
EPS TTM
¥19.99
Shares Outstanding
3.6B
EX-Date
03/27/15
P/E TM
10.4x
Dividend
¥4.00
Dividend Yield
1.92%
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kobe steel ltd (5406) Details

Kobe Steel, Ltd. operates in the materials and machinery sectors in Japan and internationally. The company’s Iron & Steel segment offers steel products, such as steel wire rods and bars, steel plates, steel sheets, and pig iron; steel castings and forgings; titanium products; and steel powders, as well as is engaged in the power supply. Its Welding segment provides welding materials, welding systems, high functional materials, and related services. The company’s Aluminum & Copper segment offers aluminum sheets and plates, aluminum extrusions and fabricated products, aluminum castings and forgings, copper sheets and strips, and copper tubes. Its Machinery segment provides tire and rubber machinery, plastic processing machinery, advanced technology equipment, metalworking machinery, nonstandard compressors, standard compressors, chemical and energy equipment, nuclear power equipment, and related services. The company’s Engineering segment offers products and services, including iron making processes, iron ore-pelletizing systems, nuclear power products, chemical weapon destruction services, steel structures, urban transit systems, and upgrading of low-rank coal. Its Kobelco Eco-Solutions segment provides water treatment products, cooling towers, waste treatment and recycling, process equipment, and environmental analysis services. The company’s Kobelco Construction Machinery segment offers construction equipment, construction recycling machinery, metal recycling machinery, resource recycling machinery, and forestry machinery. Its Kobelco Cranes segment provides crawler and wheel cranes, work vessels, and specialized base machines for civil engineering and foundation work. The company’s Other Businesses segment develops, constructs, and sells real estate properties, as well as is engaged in the material analysis and testing, structural assessment, manufacture, and sale of sputtering targets. Kobe Steel, Ltd. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.

36,019 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/25/14
Founded in 1905

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kobe steel ltd (5406) Key Developments

CSN , Itochu, JFE Steel, Kobe Steel, Nisshin Steel and Posco to Create New Firm

CSN and the partners with which it launched its Namisa iron ore venture agreed to create a new firm that combines assets of both companies. CSN holds 60% of Namisa and its partners are Itochu, JFE Steel, Kobe Steel and Nisshin Steel, together with Posco. The deal, which is conditioned on regulatory approvals, 'envisages the combination of the mining operations and part of the related logistics of CSN and Namisa, which will be segregated in a new company. CSN intention is to unite its mining assets, bringing together in a single company Namisa and its Casa de Pedra iron ore mine to create the third largest iron ore miner.

Kobe Steel Ltd., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Oct 31, 2014

Kobe Steel Ltd., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Oct 31, 2014

Kobe Steel Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2014; Announces Dividend for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2014, payments begin on December 1, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year Ending March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2014

Kobe Steel Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported net sales of JPY 916,019 million compared to JPY 889,328 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 57,184 million compared to JPY 54,472 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 46,152 million compared to JPY 43,147 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 42,115 million compared to JPY 44,171 million a year ago. Net income per share was JPY 11.59 compared to JPY 14.71 a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interests was JPY 46,152 million compared to JPY 50,448 million a year ago. Free cash flow was JPY 33.2 billion. For the six months, the company announced dividend of JPY 2.00 per share. The dividend payments begin on December 1, 2014. The company provided earnings Guidance for the full year ending March 31, 2015. For the period, the company expects net sales to be of JPY 1,910.0 billion compared to previous guidance of JPY 1,930.0 billion. Operating income expected to be of JPY 110.0 billion compared to previous guidance of JPY 105.0 billion. Ordinary income expected to be of JPY 85.0 billion compared to previous guidance of JPY 80.0 billion. Net income expected to be of JPY 60.0 billion compared to previous guidance of JPY 55.0 billion.Net income per share expected to be of JPY 16.51. Free cash flow expected to be of JPY 30.0 billion. For the second of half, the company expects net sales to be of JPY 994.0 billion. Operating income expected to be of JPY 52.9 billion. Ordinary income expected to be of JPY 38.9 billion. Net income expected to be of JPY 17.9. Free cash flow expected to be of JPY 3.2 billion.

 

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