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Last ¥2,834 JPY
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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. provides various food products in Japan, Asia, the United States, and Europe. It operates through four segments: Domestic Food Products, Overseas Food Products, Bioscience Products and Fine Chemicals, and Pharmaceuticals. The Domestic Food Products segment offers seasonings and processed foods, including AJI-NO-MOTO umami seasonings, HON-DASHI, Ajinomoto KK Consommé, Cook Do flavor pastes Knorr cup soup, Pure Select mayonnaise, and Kellogg’s products, as well as savory seasonings, food enzyme ACTIVA, lunchboxes and prepared dish products, bakery products, etc.; and frozen foods comprising Gyoza, Yawaraka Wakadori Kara-Age, Puripuri-no-Ebi Shumai, Ebi-yose Fry, fried rice with various ingredients, etc. The Overseas Food Products segment provides consumer food products, such as flavor seasonings under the Ros Dee, Masako, Aji-ngon, and Sazon names, as well as YumYum instant noodles, VONO noodle soups, Birdy canned coffee beverages, Birdy3in1 powdered drink, etc.; and AJI-NO-MOTO umami seasonings for the food processing industry, and nucleotides. The Bioscience Products and Fine Chemicals segment offers feed use amino acids, which include lysine, threonine, and tryptophan; arginine, glutamine, valine, leucine, isoleucine, and other amino acids, as well as PAL SWEET, aspartame, Refresco MID powdered juice mix, pharmaceutical fine chemicals, etc.; and specialty chemicals, including Amisoft, Jino cosmetics, insulation films for wiring boards, etc. The Pharmaceuticals segment provides LIVACT amino acid formulas for the treatment of liver cirrhosis, ELENTAL elemental diet, FASTIC antidiabetes agents, ATELEC calcium channel blockers, ACTONEL for osteoporosis treatment, etc. The company is also involved wellness, packaging, logistics, and other service businesses. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

31,312 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/26/15
Founded in 1909

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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Interim Dividend and Year-End Dividend Guidance for the Year Ending March 31, 2016; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending March 31, 2016

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of JPY 292,265 million against JPY 227,583 million for the same period in the last year. Ordinary income was JPY 23,802 million against JPY 13,312 million for the same period in the last year. Operating income was JPY 25,882 million against JPY 15,477 million for the same period in the last year. Net income before taxes was JPY 43,306 million against JPY 15,684 million for the same period in the last year. Net income attributable to owners of parent was JPY 32,532 million against JPY 10,946 million for the same period in the last year. Net income per share was JPY 54.97 against JPY 18.48 for the same period in the last year. Book value per share was JPY 1,191.03 as of June 30, 2015 against JPY 1,131.41 as of March 31, 2015. For the year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects to pay an interim dividend of JPY 13.00 per share against JPY 10.00 per share for the same period in the last year. For the year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects to pay year-end dividend of JPY 13.00 per share against JPY 14.00 per share for the same period in the last year. Thus the total dividend would amount to JPY 24.00 per share against JPY 26.00 per share for the same period in the last year. The company provided earnings guidance for the year ending March 31, 2016. For the year, the company expects net sales of JPY 1,263,000 million, operating income of JPY 82,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 85,000, net income of JPY 50,000 and net income per share of JPY 84.49.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. to Report Q1, 2016 Results on Jul 31, 2015

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. announced that they will report Q1, 2016 results on Jul 31, 2015

Ajinomoto Plans to Open Frozen Bread and Baked Products Business in Indonesia

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. has announced plans to open a frozen bread and baked products business in Indonesia. In July 2015, Ajinomoto Co. and its consolidated subsidiaries Ajinomoto SEA Regional Headquarters Co., Ltd. and AJINOMOTO BAKERY CO., LTD. will establish PT AJINOMOTO BAKERY INDONESIA (ABI), which will develop, manufacture and market frozen bread in Indonesia, with domestic sales scheduled to start in August 2016. ABI will aim for net sales of IDR 193.5 billion (approximately JPY 1.8 billion) in fiscal 2020. Through this initiative, Ajinomoto Co. will accelerate the expansion of its consumer foods business in Indonesia while aiming to make a greater contribution to the country's well-being. The new company ABI will develop and manufacture high-value-added frozen bread that is not yet widespread in the growing Indonesian bread market and has not been produced in the country to date. Products manufactured by ABI will be sold mainly in the Jakarta metropolitan area by PT Ajinomoto Sales Indonesia, which has powerful sales capabilities. The main purchasers are expected to be from the middle class, which is growing as a proportion of the population.


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