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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, as well as software, services, and 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 and Others Business Unit offers semiconductor lithography equipment, flat panel display lithography equipment, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, die bonders, etc.

TypePublic
Founded1937
HQTokyo, JP
Websiteglobal.canon

Locations

Canon is headquartered in
Tokyo, Japan

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)187,041(-4%)
Job Openings24
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥3.6 T(+13%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)¥2.6 K(-2%)

Key People/Management at Canon

Fujio Mitarai

Fujio Mitarai

Chairman & CEO
Kazuto Ogawa

Kazuto Ogawa

President & CEO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Seymour Liebman

Seymour Liebman

Executive Vice President, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Toshio Homma

Toshio Homma

Executive Vice President & CTO & Head of Printing Group
Toshio Takiguchi

Toshio Takiguchi

Head of Medical Group & President & CEO, Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Kenichi Nagasawa

Kenichi Nagasawa

Group Executive, Corporate Intellectual Property and Legal Headquarters
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Canon Office Locations

Canon has offices in Tokyo, Ami, Ayase, Bando and in 115 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome Ohta-ku
Ami, JP
Yoshiwara
Ayase, JP
2596 Yoshioka
Bando, JP
Matate
Chiba, JP
2 Chome Nakase, Mihama Ward
Chichibu, JP
Shimokagemori
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Canon Financials and Metrics

Canon Revenue

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Canon's revenue was reported to be ¥3.59 t in FY, 2019 which is a 12.5% increase from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

758.9b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

327.6b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

43.2%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

19.2b

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

19.2b

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2021)

2.7t

Closing stock price (21-Jul-2021)

2.6k

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

500.3b

EV

2.9t
Canon's current market capitalization is ¥2.7 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.1t3.2t3.6t

Revenue growth, %

20%(22%)12%

Cost of goods sold

2.1t2.1t2.0t

Gross profit

2.0t1.1t1.6t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

960.7b1.0t926.5b864.5b905.9b869.5b782.3b673.3b758.9b

Cost of goods sold

516.0b531.8b499.5b474.1b499.5b479.6b423.6b398.0b431.3b

Gross profit

444.7b474.6b427.0b390.4b406.4b389.9b358.7b275.3b327.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

46%47%46%45%45%45%46%41%43%
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

721.8b520.6k412.8b

Accounts Receivable

650.9b613.0k559.8b

Prepaid Expenses

288.0b304.3k286.8b

Inventories

570.0b611.3k584.8b
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

255.9b266.7b139.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

261.9b251.6b237.3b

Inventories

3.0b(61.8b)19.9b

Accounts Payable

5.0b(31.2b)(35.5b)
Quarterly
JPYFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

20.9m

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

P/E Ratio

0.2
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Canon Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Auditors

80

Countries

40

Partners

90 k90 k

Patents (US)

3.67 k3.29 k3.06 k3.56 k
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Canon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
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
Molecular Imprints , Inc.April 23, 2014
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Canon Revenue Breakdown

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Canon revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.0% from Industry and Others, 11.9% from Medical System, 21.9% from Imaging System and 46.2% from Office

Canon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 22.5% from Asia and Oceania, 24.6% from Europe, 28.6% from Americas and 24.3% from Japan

Human Capital Metrics

Canon's employees are reported to be approximately 13% female and 87% male.
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Canon Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Canon Online and Social Media Presence

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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 Seymour Liebman.

  • How many employees does Canon have?

    Canon has 187,041 employees.

  • What is Canon revenue?

    Latest Canon annual revenue is ¥3.6 t.

  • What is Canon revenue per employee?

    Latest Canon revenue per employee is ¥19.2 m.

  • Who are Canon competitors?

    Competitors of Canon include ASML, Olympus Corporation and GoPro.

  • 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 115 other locations.

  • How many offices does Canon have?

    Canon has 144 offices.