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Canon is a company that manufactures imaging and optical products such as cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers, computer printers, and medical tools. The company operates through four segments. The Office Business Unit segment 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 segment 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 segment offers 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 segment provides semiconductor lithography equipment, flat panel display lithography equipment, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, die bonders, and others.

TypePublic
Founded1937
HQOta City, JP
Websiteglobal.canon

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)195,056(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥3.2 T(-21%)
Share Price (May 2020)¥2.2 K(-3%)

Key People/Management at Canon

Fujio Mitarai

Fujio Mitarai

Chairman and CEO
Masaya Maeda

Masaya Maeda

President, COO
Seymour Liebman

Seymour Liebman

Senior Managing Executive Officer, EVP, Canon USA
Toshio Homma

Toshio Homma

EVP, CTO, Chief Executive, Office Imaging Products Operations
Yoroku Adachi

Yoroku Adachi

EVP, Chairman & CEO, Canon USA
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Canon Office Locations

Canon has offices in Ota City, Chichibu, Chiyoda City, Minato City and in 68 other locations
Ota City, JP (HQ)
3 Chome-30-2 Shimomaruko
Chichibu, JP
Shimokagemori
Chiyoda City, JP
3 Chome Kanda Surugadai
Minato City, JP
2-chōme-16-6 Kōnan
Minato City, JP
3-chōme-5-10 Shibakōen
Niigata, JP
1 Chome-2 Sasaguchi, Chuo Ward
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Canon Financials and Metrics

Canon Revenue

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Canon's revenue was reported to be ¥3.19 t in FY, 2018 which is a 21.7% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q2, 2019)

905.9b

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

406.4b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

44.9%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

37.2b

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

43.1b

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

2.3t

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

2.2k

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

407.5b

EV

2.3t
Canon's current market capitalization is ¥2.3 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

3.4t4.1t3.2t

Revenue growth, %

20%(22%)

Cost of goods sold

1.7t2.1t2.1t

Gross profit

1.7t2.0t1.1t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

972.8b992.5b994.5b960.7b1.0t926.5b864.5b905.9b

Cost of goods sold

504.4b496.9b512.3b516.0b531.8b499.5b474.1b499.5b

Gross profit

468.3b495.6b482.2b444.7b474.6b427.0b390.4b406.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

48%50%48%46%47%46%45%45%
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

630.2b721.8b520.6k

Accounts Receivable

641.5b650.9b613.0k

Prepaid Expenses

264.2b288.0b304.3k

Inventories

560.7b570.0b611.3k
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

162.0b255.9b266.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

250.1b261.9b251.6b

Inventories

6.2b3.0b(61.8b)

Accounts Payable

56.8b5.0b(31.2b)
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

57.7b129.5b196.1b59.8b141.0b191.0b34.9b72.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

62.1b126.6b194.3b60.5b121.5b185.9b58.8b117.4b

Inventories

(19.6b)(36.5b)(51.6b)(38.2b)(48.0b)(98.1b)(40.2b)(31.1b)

Accounts Payable

23.0b21.0b9.8b7.6b10.0b(64.0m)552.0m(21.8b)
JPYY, 2019

EV/EBIT

54.4 x

EV/CFO

20.7 x

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Canon Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Auditors

80

Countries

40

Partners

90 k90 k

Patents (US)

3.67 k3.29 k3.06 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$5.90 b
Virtual ImagingJuly 27, 2016
lifecakeApril 23, 2015
Axis CommunicationsFebruary 10, 2015$2.80 b
Milestone SystemsJune 12, 2014
Molecular Imprints , Inc.April 23, 2014
Canon FinetechFebruary 08, 2010$269 m
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Canon Revenue Breakdown

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Canon revenue breakdown by business segment: 19.8% from Industry and Others, 10.8% from Medical System, 24.8% from Imaging System and 44.5% from Office

Canon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 25.1% from Asia and Oceania, 25.7% from Europe, 27.2% from Americas and 22.0% from Japan

Human Capital Metrics

Canon's employees are reported to be approximately 13% female and 87% male.
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Canon Online and Social Media Presence

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Canon News and Updates

Influencer Marketing: Apple v Samsung, Canon v Nikon, Amazon v Google, and Oculus v Vive

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Canon Business Process Services Offers White Paper on Expanding Procurement's Influence in 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon Business Process Services (Canon) today released a white paper spotlighting how new digital technology such as robotic process automation and advanced analytics are seen as innovative areas where procurement can contribute strategic business...

Canon imageCLASS MF525dw MFP Receives Better Buys' Editor's Choice Award

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In accordance with its mission to well prepare enterprises for the Office of the Future, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, receives an Editor's Choice Award from Better Buys for its imageCLASS MF525dw black-and-white...

Canon U.S.A. Offers uniFLOW Online 2018.1 to Help Foster Workplace Productivity

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- To build upon the uniFLOW Online cloud-based print management solution, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announces the latest quarterly update with enhanced features delivered automatically through the cloud to help...

Canon U.S.A. Set to Showcase Intelligent Solutions for the Future of Work to Legal Professionals at ILTACON 2018

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With document-heavy workloads often posing potential security risks and impeding legal personnel with manual tasks, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, aims to help more securely automate content management for the...

Digital Printing Press Market increasing demand with key players: Xerox, Canon, Hewlett-Packard, Roland

Digital Printing Press market classified on the basis of product, end-user, and geographical regions. The report includes in-depth data related to revenue generation region wise and major market players in the Digital Printing Press market.  Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryT…
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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, Masaya Maeda and Seymour Liebman.

  • How many employees does Canon have?

    Canon has 195,056 employees.

  • What is Canon revenue?

    Latest Canon annual revenue is ¥3.2 t.

  • What is Canon revenue per employee?

    Latest Canon revenue per employee is ¥16.4 m.

  • Who are Canon competitors?

    Competitors of Canon include Xerox, Nikon and Seiko Epson.

  • Where is Canon headquarters?

    Canon headquarters is located at 3 Chome-30-2 Shimomaruko, Ota City.

  • Where are Canon offices?

    Canon has offices in Ota City, Chichibu, Chiyoda City, Minato City and in 68 other locations.

  • How many offices does Canon have?

    Canon has 89 offices.