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Last ¥2,698 JPY
Change Today -5.00 / -0.18%
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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.

27,579 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/27/14
Founded in 1909

ajinomoto co inc (2802) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥110.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ajinomoto co inc (2802) Key Developments

Ajinomoto Announces Executive Changes

Ajinomoto Co. announced that it will promote Corporate Vice President Takaaki Nishii to president and chief executive officer in June, in a bid to rejuvenate the management as Japan's biggest seasoning maker seeks to expand overseas. Nishii will replace Masatoshi Ito, who will become chairman of the board, effective after the company's annual shareholders' meeting in late June.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. to Restructure Organization in North America in April 1, 2015

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. to restructure organization in North America. With the acquisition of Windsor Quality Holdings, LP (WF) by consolidated subsidiary Ajinomoto North America, Inc. (AJINA), Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Ajinomoto Co.) has decided to restructure its organization in North America by dividing it into the consumer foods business and the amino acids/foods for processed food manufacturers business as of April 1, 2015. This restructuring will speed decision making, strengthen competitiveness and accelerate business development. WF, a frozen foods manufacturing and sales company in which AJINA completed acquisition of full equity interest on November 5, 2014. AJINA will become a holding company and change its name to Ajinomoto North America Holdings, Inc. (ANH). Ajinomoto Frozen Foods U.S.A., Inc. (AFU) will integrate WF, consumer foods business of AJINA and Amoy North America, Inc. as the surviving company and change its name to Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Interim Period and Full Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the nine months ended December 31, 2014. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of JPY 731,443 million compared to JPY 713,222 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 53,559 million compared to JPY 50,497 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 59,830 million compared to JPY 56,476 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 39,843 million compared to JPY 36,817 million a year ago. Net income per share was JPY 67.30 compared to JPY 59.65 a year ago. The company provided dividend guidance for the interim period and full fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. For the interim period, the company expects dividend of JPY 10.00 per share. Dividend for the same period previous year was JPY 10.00 per share. For the full fiscal year, the company expects dividend of JPY 12.00 per share. Dividend for the same period previous year was JPY 10.00 per share. The company provided earnings guidance for the full fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. For the full year, the company expects net sales of JPY 1,008,000 million, operating income of JPY 70,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 75,000 million, net income of JPY 44,000 million and net income per share of JPY 74.32.


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