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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.

36,420 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/24/15
Founded in 1905

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Kobe Steel Ltd. to Report Q1, 2016 Results on Jul 28, 2015

Kobe Steel Ltd. announced that they will report Q1, 2016 results on Jul 28, 2015

Mitsui & Co., Toyo Engineering, Kobe Steel and PT. Inti Karya Persada Win JPY 25 Billion Contract

Mitsui & Co. Ltd. has announced that the consortium formed by Mitsui & Co. Ltd., Toyo Engineering Corporation, Kobe Steel Ltd., and PT. Inti Karya Persada Tehnik, or IKPT, has won a JPY 25 billion contract from PT Mass Rapid Transit Jakarta, or MRTJ, for the integrated railway systems and trackwork for the North-South Line of the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit system. MRTJ is under the umbrella of the Special Capital Territory of Jakarta. The railway will be Indonesia's first subway line. Mitsui assumes its role as the consortium leader, and Toyo is responsible for project management and designing and supplying the substation system, power distribution system, overhead contact system, trackwork, escalators and elevators. KOBELCO is responsible for system integration and designing and supplying the signaling system, telecommunication system, automatic fare collection system, platform screen doors system, and IKPT is responsible for the installation of all the systems and the supply of local products.

Kobe Steel Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half, Second Half and Full Year Ending March 31, 2016; Announces Dividend for the Fourth Quarter Ended March 31, 2015, Payable on June 4, 2015

Kobe Steel Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the full year ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales of JPY 1,886,894 million compared to JPY 1,824,698 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 119,460 million compared to JPY 114,548 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 101,688 million compared to JPY 85,044 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was JPY 104,325 million compared to JPY 88,208 million a year ago. Income before minority interests was JPY 91,978 million against JPY 73,670 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 86,549 million compared to JPY 70,191 million a year ago. Net income per share was JPY 23.81 compared to JPY 22.62 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was JPY 153,078 million against JPY 194,294 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and other assets was JPY 95,353 million against JPY 95,424 million a year ago. Return on equity was 12.0% against 11.9% a year ago. Ratio of ordinary income to total assets was 4.4% against 3.8% a year ago. Free cash flow was JPY 69.6 billion. For the first half of 2016, the company expects net sales of JPY 980,000 million, operating income of JPY 50,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 40,000 million, net income attributable to owners of parent of JPY 25,000 million and net income per share of JPY 6.88. For the second half of 2016, the company expects net sales of JPY 1,010.0 billion, operating income of JPY 75.0 billion, ordinary income of JPY 55.0 billion and net income attributable to owners of parent of JPY 35.0 billion. For the full year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects net sales of JPY 1,990,000 million, operating income of JPY 125,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 95,000 million, net income attributable to owners of parent of JPY 60,000 million and net income per share of JPY 16.51. Free cash flow is expected to be JPY 30.0 billion. Depreciation is expected to be JPY 110.0 billion. For the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, the company announced dividend of JPY 2.00 per share compared to JPY 4.00 per share paid a year ago. Dividend payments begin on June 4, 2015.


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