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Last ¥2,649 JPY
Change Today -12.00 / -0.45%
Volume 2.6M
2802 On Other Exchanges
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As of 2:00 AM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ajinomoto co inc (2802) Snapshot

Open
¥2,661
Previous Close
¥2,661
Day High
¥2,686
Day Low
¥2,632
52 Week High
04/9/15 - ¥2,815
52 Week Low
05/7/14 - ¥1,460
Market Cap
1.6T
Average Volume 10 Days
2.8M
EPS TTM
¥76.81
Shares Outstanding
594.5M
EX-Date
03/27/15
P/E TM
34.5x
Dividend
¥24.00
Dividend Yield
0.91%
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ajinomoto co inc (2802) Details

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 Reportedly Seeks To Acquire Splenda Business From Tate & Lyle

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (TSE:2802) is reportedly considering making a bid for the Splenda sucralose business of Tate & Lyle plc (LSE:TATE). The company has not made any approach yet.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. Revises Dividend Guidance for the Full Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. announced at its Board of Directors meeting held March 27, 2015, revised the forecast of annual dividends for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. The company has set year-end dividend of JPY 14 per share for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 to facilitate shareholder returns. This amount is an increase of JPY 2 from the previous forecast of JPY 12 per share, which was announced on November 6, 2014. As a result, the company plans to pay annual dividends for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 of JPY 24 per share, including the interim dividend of JPY 10 per share. The plan is subject to approval at the company's annual general meeting of shareholders, which is scheduled to be held in late June 2015.

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.

 

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