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Bridgestone Corporation is a company that specializes in auto and truck parts manufacturing. It delivers a range of tires including tires for cars, trucks and buses, aircraft, motorcycle tires, tubes, retreads, air springs, rubber tracks, actuators and isolators, assembly machine bladders and sleeves, fiber and textile, natural rubber, polymers, and other products.
TypePublic
Founded1931
HQChuo City, JP
Websitebridgestone.com
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)138,036(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥3.5 T(-3%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)¥4.9 K(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Bridgestone

Shuichi Ishibashi

Shuichi Ishibashi

Director, Global CEO and Representative Executive Officer
Masahiro HIGASHI

Masahiro HIGASHI

Member of the Board Global COO and Representative Executive Officer
Paolo Ferrari

Paolo Ferrari

Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Masato Banno

Masato Banno

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer
Akihiro Eto

Akihiro Eto

Director
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Bridgestone Office Locations

Bridgestone has offices in Chuo City, , Abilene, Akron and in 40 other locations
Chuo City, JP (HQ)
1 Chome Kyobashi
Llavallol, AR
Antártida Argentina 2715
Joliette, CA
1200 Boulevard Firestone
Mississauga, CA
5770 Hurontario St #400
Providencia, CL
La Concepción 191, Oficina 1105
Providencia, CL
La Concepción 322, piso 7
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Bridgestone Financials and Metrics

Bridgestone Revenue

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Bridgestone's revenue was reported to be ¥3.53 t in FY, 2019 which is a 3.4% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (FY, 2019)

3.5t

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(3.4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

1.3t

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

37.6%

Net income (FY, 2019)

298.9b

EBIT (FY, 2019)

326.1b

Market capitalization (10-Nov-2021)

3.5t

Closing stock price (10-Nov-2021)

4.9k

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

354.6b

EV

3.9t
Bridgestone's current market capitalization is ¥3.5 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

3.6t3.7t3.5t

Revenue growth, %

9%0%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

2.3t2.3t2.2t

Gross profit

1.4t1.4t1.3t
Half Year
JPYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

1.7t1.8t1.7t

Cost of goods sold

1.1t1.1t1.1t

Gross profit

674.7b685.8b660.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

39%39%38%
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

511.9b440.4b441.3b

Accounts Receivable

503.4b601.4b583.2b

Inventories

590.2b617.2b596.4b

Current Assets

2.0t2.0t1.9t
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

200.4b200.5b223.1b

Inventories

(26.1b)(55.8b)11.6b

Accounts Payable

35.1b15.3b(39.6b)

Cash From Operating Activities

418.1b361.0b464.5b
Quarterly
JPYQ2, 2019Q1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

107.7b66.9b

Inventories

(25.3b)(7.0b)

Accounts Payable

(27.2b)(44.2b)

Cash From Operating Activities

197.3b64.1b
JPYQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Bridgestone Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Product Lines

1088

Product Lines (Tires)

544

Product Lines (Diversified Products)

544

Solutions

777
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Bridgestone Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
TomTom TelematicsJanuary 22, 2019€910 m
Groupe AymeJanuary 17, 2017
Speedy FranceJuly 28, 2016
Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack (The)October 26, 2015$863 m
TireConnect SystemsOctober 22, 2015
Bridgestone Bandag, LLCJune 30, 2007
Thompson AerospaceNovember 12, 1997
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC
Bridgestone Argentina S.A.I.C.
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Bridgestone Revenue Breakdown

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Bridgestone revenue breakdown by business segment: 83.8% from Tires and 16.2% from Diversified Products

Bridgestone revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 47.0% from The Americas, 18.9% from Japan, 15.3% from China, Asia Pacific and 18.7% from Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa

Bridgestone Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Bridgestone Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Bridgestone Online and Social Media Presence

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Bridgestone Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    63/100

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Bridgestone News and Updates

Bridgestone Announces Plans to Expand Americas Technology Center Campus with New Test Track Facility

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced plans to expand its Americas Technology Center campus to include a new vehicle dynamics test track for the development of future tire technologies. The new tire testing facility will support...

Bridgestone and HERE collaborate to shape a sustainable future for mobility

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, today announced its partnership with Bridgestone, a global leader in tires and rubber providing solutions for safe and sustainable mobility. As a first step, Bridgestone’s Mobility Solutions Unit is ma…

South Africa Tyre Market Report 2021 Featuring Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear, Sumitomo, Hi-Q, TrenTyre, & Bandag

Dublin, Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The Tyre Industry in South Africa 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Bridgestone Makes Strategic Investment in Wrench Mobile Vehicle Services and Technology Company

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced a 10% minority investment in mobile vehicle services and technology company, Wrench. The new partnership will accelerate both companies' ability to meet the needs of car owners with...

Bridgestone Completes Acquisition of Azuga Fleet Management Solutions Business

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Azuga Holdings, Inc. (Azuga) and the Azuga fleet management platform from Sumeru Equity Partners, Danlaw, Inc. and other shareholders. The acquisition,...

Bridgestone Tyres: A tale of two Olympic Games

Thanks to Covid-19, the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics was always going to be a unique Games:from the complete lack of in-person The post Bridgestone Tyres: A tale of two Olympic Games appeared first on CityAM.
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Bridgestone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bridgestone founded?

    Bridgestone was founded in 1931.

  • Who are Bridgestone key executives?

    Bridgestone's key executives are Shuichi Ishibashi, Masahiro HIGASHI and Paolo Ferrari.

  • How many employees does Bridgestone have?

    Bridgestone has 138,036 employees.

  • What is Bridgestone revenue?

    Latest Bridgestone annual revenue is ¥3.5 t.

  • What is Bridgestone revenue per employee?

    Latest Bridgestone revenue per employee is ¥25.5 m.

  • Who are Bridgestone competitors?

    Competitors of Bridgestone include Continental, Trelleborg and Goodyear.

  • Where is Bridgestone headquarters?

    Bridgestone headquarters is located at 1 Chome Kyobashi, Chuo City.

  • Where are Bridgestone offices?

    Bridgestone has offices in Chuo City, , Abilene, Akron and in 40 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bridgestone have?

    Bridgestone has 54 offices.