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Canon is a global manufacturer of professional and consumer imaging equipment, industrial equipment and information systems. The company operates in four business units. The Office Business Unit offers office MFDs, printers, copying machines for personal and office use, production print products for print professionals, laser multifunction and laser printers, and document solutions. The Imaging System Business Unit provides interchangeable-lens digital cameras, digital compact cameras and camcorders, digital cinema cameras, interchangeable lenses, compact photo printers, inkjet printers, etc. The Medical System Business Unit delivers digital radiography systems, diagnostic X-ray systems, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, diagnostic ultrasound systems, clinical chemistry analyzers, and ophthalmic equipment. The Industry business unit offers semiconductor lithography equipment, flat panel display lithography equipment, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, network cameras, high-speed color sheet-fed presses, components, and measuring devices, etc.
TypePublic
Founded1937
HQTokyo, JP
Websiteglobal.canon

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)184,034(+2%)
Job Openings52
Revenue (FY, 2021)¥3.5 T(+12%)
Share Price (Apr 2022)¥2.9 K
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Canon

Fujio Mitarai

Fujio Mitarai

Chairman & CEO
Kazuto Ogawa

Kazuto Ogawa

President & CEO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Minoru Asada

Minoru Asada

President & CEO, Canon Production Printing Holding B.V.
Hideki Ozawa

Hideki Ozawa

President & CEO, Canon (China) Co., Ltd.
Yuichi Ishizuka

Yuichi Ishizuka

President & CEO, Canon Europa N.V. and President & CEO, Canon Europe Ltd.
Ritsuo Mashiko

Ritsuo Mashiko

President, Oita Canon Inc. President & CEO, Nagasaki Canon Inc.
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Canon Office Locations

Canon has offices in Tokyo, Ami, Ayase, Bando and in 124 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome Ohta-ku
Ami, JP
3577, Yoshiwara, Ohaza, Ami-machi, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki
Ayase, JP
2596 Yoshioka
Bando, JP
1234, Matate
Chiba, JP
16F, 7-2, Nakase 1-chome, Mihama-ku
Chichibu, JP
1248 Shimokagemori
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Canon Financials and Metrics

Canon Revenue

Canon's revenue was reported to be ¥3.51 t in FY, 2021
JPY

Revenue (FY, 2021)

3.5t

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

1.9t

Net income (FY, 2021)

230.8b

EBITDA (FY, 2021)

522.4b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

301.1b

Market capitalization (27-Apr-2022)

3.1t

Closing stock price (27-Apr-2022)

2.9k

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

401.4b

EV

3.1t
Canon's current market capitalization is ¥3.1 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

3.6t3.2t3.5t

Cost of goods sold

(1.7t)(1.6t)(1.7t)

Gross profit

1.8t1.6t1.9t

R&D expense

(298.5b)(272.3b)(287.3b)
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

864.5b905.9b869.5b782.3b673.3b758.9b842.7b881.9b833.3b

Cost of goods sold

(415.3b)(440.9b)(418.5b)(369.9b)(343.3b)(373.6b)(407.4b)(408.2b)(391.0b)

Gross profit

449.2b464.9b451.0b412.5b330.1b385.3b435.2b473.7b442.4b

R&D expense

(73.9b)(74.4b)(73.8b)(67.9b)(63.7b)(68.1b)(67.4b)(70.9b)(72.7b)
Annual
JPYFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

412.8b407.7b401.4b

Accounts Receivable

526.9b500.2b508.5b

Inventories

584.8b562.8b650.6b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

441.1b407.5b448.3b439.9b500.0b500.3b483.4b523.6b482.2b

Accounts Receivable

549.6b511.1b489.7b459.9b379.2b417.9b508.9b480.8b454.3b

Prepaid Expenses

299.7b

Inventories

650.9b631.1b634.3b600.6b603.7b617.6b595.9b589.1b636.3b
Annual
JPYFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

139.5b95.9b230.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

237.3b227.8b221.2b

Inventories

19.9b16.1b(61.0b)

Accounts Payable

(35.5b)(4.6b)52.1b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

34.9b72.1b102.9b24.1b19.0b38.1b48.6b113.1b167.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

58.8b117.4b178.5b53.8b108.5b166.2b50.9b107.0b161.4b

Inventories

(40.2b)(31.1b)(42.4b)(28.3b)(28.4b)(41.8b)(17.2b)(7.4b)(54.2b)

Accounts Payable

552.0m(21.8b)(7.5b)(32.4b)23.2b18.9b
JPYQ1, 2019

EV/EBITDA

0.6 x

EV/EBIT

1.4 x

EV/CFO

0.9 x
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Canon Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

40

Partners

90 k

Patents (US)

3.06 k3.56 k3.23 k

Recycling Processing Centers

555
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Canon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Redlen TechnologiesSeptember 09, 2021c$341 m
BriefCamMay 09, 2018
KiteMarch 28, 2017
Kite.lyMarch 28, 2017
Toshiba Medical Systems CorporationDecember 19, 2016$5.9 b
Virtual ImagingJuly 27, 2016
lifecakeApril 23, 2015
Axis CommunicationsFebruary 10, 2015$2.8 b
Harbour IT Pty. Ltd.December 31, 2014
Milestone SystemsJune 12, 2014
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Canon Revenue Breakdown

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Canon revenue breakdown by business segment: 100.0% from OFFICE

Human Capital Metrics

Canon's employees are reported to be approximately 13% female and 87% male.
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Canon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Canon Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Canon Online and Social Media Presence

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Canon News and Updates

Canon honored with TSMC 2021 Excellent Performance Award to Outstanding Suppliers

Canon Inc. announced today that the company has been honored with a 2021 Excellent Performance Award, presented by leading global semiconductor foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd (TSMC) to suppliers and partner businesses who made significant contributions to the company's success.

Canon EOS R5 C Full-Frame Hybrid Camera With 45-Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Digic X Processor Launched

Canon EOS R5 C hybrid camera has been launched in the US. The full-frame camera borrows some elements from the Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera, and the Cinema EOS product line to offer “best of both worlds.” The body of Canon EOS R5 C is quite similar to Canon EOS R5 with little alterations such as a…

Canon Shutdowns its Major Camera Factory in China

Canon announces the full shutdown of its major plant located in China – the Zhuhai factory. The 32-year plant is the only production base for digital cameras, sensors, and lenses among Canon’s 15 companies in China.

Canon places third in U.S. patent rankings and first among Japanese companies, places in top five for 36 years running

Canon Inc. ranked third for the number of U.S. patents awarded in 2021, becoming the only company in the world to have ranked in the top five for 36 years running, according to the latest ranking of preliminary patent results issued by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services. What's more, Canon once again ranked…

Canon U.S.A. Inc., to Provide 120 EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lenses

Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the company will provide technical assistance to Project Dragonfly, an international research team from Yale University, and the University of Toronto, in its plan to expand the Dragonfly Telephoto Array. The company will prov…
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Canon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Canon founded?

    Canon was founded in 1937.

  • Who are Canon key executives?

    Canon's key executives are Fujio Mitarai, Kazuto Ogawa and Minoru Asada.

  • How many employees does Canon have?

    Canon has 184,034 employees.

  • What is Canon revenue?

    Latest Canon annual revenue is ¥3.5 t.

  • What is Canon revenue per employee?

    Latest Canon revenue per employee is ¥19.1 m.

  • Who are Canon competitors?

    Competitors of Canon include Leica Camera, Sony and Seiko Epson.

  • Where is Canon headquarters?

    Canon headquarters is located at 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome Ohta-ku, Tokyo.

  • Where are Canon offices?

    Canon has offices in Tokyo, Ami, Ayase, Bando and in 124 other locations.

  • How many offices does Canon have?

    Canon has 148 offices.