Dentsu

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Dentsu is a company that operates in the advertising business. Its business units include Marketing, Digital Marketing, Creative Sphere, Promotions, Media, Content, PR, and Global Business. Dentsu's principal services are communications strategy through digital creative execution, media planning and buying, sports marketing and content creation, brand tracking, and marketing analytics.

TypePublic
Founded1901
HQMinato City, JP
Websitedentsu.co.jp
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2022)64,832
Revenue (FY, 2021)¥1.1 T(+16%)
Share Price (Jul 2022)¥4.6 K
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Dentsu

Hidemi Matsuo

Hidemi Matsuo

Executive Officer
Nobutaka Hayashi

Nobutaka Hayashi

Representative Director, Executive Officer
Norihiro Kuretani

Norihiro Kuretani

Representative Director, President and CEO
Ichiro Itani

Ichiro Itani

Executive Officer
Norifumi Adachi

Norifumi Adachi

Executive Officer
Masao Tatsuuma

Masao Tatsuuma

Executive Officer
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Dentsu Office Locations

Dentsu has offices in Minato City, Aomori, Asahikawa, Chiba and in 69 other locations
Minato City, JP (HQ)
1-chōme-1-8-1 Higashishinbashi
Aomori, JP
1-chōme-4-17 Honchō
Asahikawa, JP
9 Chome 2 Jodori
Chiba, JP
2-chōme-6-1 Nakase, Mihama Ward
Chiyoda City, JP
1-chōme-1-2 Yūrakuchō
Chiyoda City, JP
2-chōme-1-6 Uchisaiwaichō
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Dentsu Financials and Metrics

Dentsu Revenue

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Dentsu's revenue was reported to be ¥1.09 t in FY, 2021
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

287.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

279.4b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

97.1%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

27.2b

EBITDA (Q1, 2022)

62.9b

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

47.4b

Market capitalization (29-Jul-2022)

1.3t

Closing stock price (29-Jul-2022)

4.6k

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

610.4b

EV

1.2t
Dentsu's current market capitalization is ¥1.3 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

1.0t1.0t939.2b1.1t

Cost of goods sold

(83.8b)(105.9b)(101.2b)(105.8b)

Gross profit

934.7b949.7b844.6b987.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

92%91%90%91%
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

250.6b246.5b249.5b252.7b206.3b217.3b248.9b243.9b281.8b287.6b

Cost of goods sold

303.0m(2.6b)(2.2b)(3.7b)(3.8b)(3.1b)(6.4b)(5.5b)(7.8b)(10.5b)

Gross profit

250.9b248.0b249.3b249.7b205.3b215.5b244.3b241.1b274.1b279.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

100%101%100%99%99%99%98%99%97%97%
Annual
JPYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

416.7b414.1b530.7b723.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.3t1.4t1.2t1.5t

Prepaid Expenses

7.3b

Inventories

26.4b21.0b23.8b20.7b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

296.2b336.7b255.0b259.8b422.6b288.5b446.1b508.9b601.7b610.4b

Accounts Receivable

1.3t1.3t1.3t1.3t1.1t1.1t1.3t1.2t1.4t1.4t

Inventories

33.7b21.4b24.0b20.7b23.2b25.6b19.2b25.9b35.7b1.8b
Annual
JPYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

148.8b(42.8b)(141.1b)208.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

59.7b90.0b86.0b74.9b

Inventories

(6.0b)8.4b(2.8b)(779.0m)

Accounts Payable

14.2b47.4b(143.1b)141.4b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

(1.5b)2.7b16.1b29.8b32.1b25.1b20.0b63.1b180.2b41.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

22.9b45.6b68.0b21.9b42.7b63.9b19.9b40.2b58.4b18.3b

Inventories

(3.7b)8.7b5.3b194.0m(2.3b)(4.6b)690.0m(6.0b)(15.8b)19.1b

Accounts Payable

(166.0b)(57.9b)(139.3b)(201.8b)(331.5b)(372.2b)(99.6b)(60.2b)(30.9b)(147.8b)
JPYFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

16.3m

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Dentsu Operating Metrics

Dec, 2019Nov, 2020

Countries

145

Patents (US)

5542

Trademark Applications

3

Trademarks (US)

1717

Dentsu Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Chef Smart Marketing MixDecember 04, 2019
re:productionJune 12, 2019
Happy Marketer Private LtdFebruary 21, 2019
GLEAM FUTURES LIMITEDJune 20, 2017
SesliHarflerMay 26, 2017
Synergy Medical Communications, Inc.July 31, 2015
DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK LTD.July 12, 2012$5 b
STEAK GROUP LTDJune 02, 2011
Firstborn Multimedia CorporationJanuary 31, 2011
Innovation InteractiveJanuary 26, 2010
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Dentsu Revenue Breakdown

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Dentsu revenue breakdown by business segment: 91.5% from ADVERTISING, 8.2% from INFORMATION SERVICE and 0.3% from Other

Dentsu revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 100.0% from JAPAN

Human Capital Metrics

Dentsu's employees are reported to be approximately 48% female and 52% male.
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Dentsu Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Dentsu Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Dentsu Online and Social Media Presence

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Dentsu Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    57/100

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Dentsu News and Updates

Dentsu Tracking supports UK government in the fight against illicit trade with launch of new digital Track & Trace system

GENEVA, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Kingdom (UK) has a new Track & Trace system for tobacco products, established and operated by Dentsu Tracking. The system, which was successfully launched on 1 July, provides the UK government with digital, data-driven traceability...

Automation helps Dentsu incorporate human-centric solutions

A notion exists that automation is not friendly because it is meant to take away people’s jobs. On the contrary, automation bridges the gap between maximizing workers’ capabilities and handling repetitive and mundane tasks. By leveraging the services rendered by automation platform company UiPath I…

Dentsu Unveils dentsu gaming: A New Global Solution for Brands to Better Engage With 3 Bn Gamers Worldwide

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, dentsu group launches dentsu gaming – an integrated solution which brings together the extensive gaming heritage and expertise of dentsu japan network with the global scale and specialist capabilities within dentsu international. The dentsu...

Serial entrepreneur Vivek Bhargava on his exit from Dentsu and building SaaS startup ProfitWheel

Vivek Bhargava had launched Mumbai-based SaaS startup ProfitWheel in 2020. The startup has been active in stealth mode for the last one year.

NP Digital Expands in Australia with Former iProspect Dentsu Exec Dan Kalinski

US-Based Performance Marketing Leader Accelerates Growth with Strategic Hire to Meet Growing Australian Demand US-Based Performance Marketing Leader Accelerates Growth with Strategic Hire to Meet Growing Australian Demand

Worldwide Print Advertising Industry to 2030 - Featuring MullenLowe, McCann Worldgroup and Dentsu Among Others

Dublin, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Print Advertising Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to…
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Dentsu Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dentsu founded?

    Dentsu was founded in 1901.

  • Who are Dentsu key executives?

    Dentsu's key executives are Hidemi Matsuo, Nobutaka Hayashi and Norihiro Kuretani.

  • How many employees does Dentsu have?

    Dentsu has 64,832 employees.

  • What is Dentsu revenue?

    Latest Dentsu annual revenue is ¥1.1 t.

  • What is Dentsu revenue per employee?

    Latest Dentsu revenue per employee is ¥16.7 m.

  • Who are Dentsu competitors?

    Competitors of Dentsu include Weber Shandwick, WPP and Publicis Groupe.

  • Where is Dentsu headquarters?

    Dentsu headquarters is located at 1-chōme-1-8-1 Higashishinbashi, Minato City.

  • Where are Dentsu offices?

    Dentsu has offices in Minato City, Aomori, Asahikawa, Chiba and in 69 other locations.

  • How many offices does Dentsu have?

    Dentsu has 105 offices.