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Dentsu is an international advertising and public relations agency group. It provides a wide range of services in eight business domains: Communication Design, Marketing Design, Social Solutions, Media Content, Data Solutions, Digital / Social Media, Promotions, and Creative Sphere.

TypePublic
Founded1901
HQMinato-ku, JP
Websitedentsu.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)62,608(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥1 T(+10%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)¥3.3 K(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Dentsu

Shun Sakurai

Shun Sakurai

Executive Officer, Director
Yoshio Takada

Yoshio Takada

Executive Officer, Representative Director
Nobuko Matsubara

Nobuko Matsubara

Director
Nobuyuki Tohya

Nobuyuki Tohya

Executive Officer, Representative Director
Keiichi Maeda

Keiichi Maeda

Executive Officer
Hidemi Matsuo

Hidemi Matsuo

Executive Officer
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Dentsu Office Locations

Dentsu has offices in Minato-ku, Aomori, Asahikawa, Chiba and in 33 other locations
Guangzhou Shi, CN
28 Zhujiang E Rd, Tianhe Qu
Bengaluru, IN
3rd Floor Alyssa Building, No. 23, Richmond Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
Chennai, IN
11/20, Trustpuram, Kodambakkam
Kochi, IN
G-287, Main Ave, Opposite Federal Bank, MIG Housing Society, Panampilly Nagar
Mumbai, IN
Block A, Level 1, Shiv Sagar Estate, Dr Annie Besant Rd, Shiv Sagar Estate, Worli
Mumbai, IN
Off, Western Express Hwy, Geetanjali Railway Colony, Laxmi Nagar, Goregaon
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Dentsu Financials and Metrics

Dentsu Revenue

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Dentsu's revenue was reported to be ¥1.02 t in FY, 2018 which is a 9.7% increase from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q3, 2019)

249.5b

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

225.0b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

90.2%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

7.7b

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

19.0b

Market capitalization (18-Sept-2020)

912.3b

Closing stock price (18-Sept-2020)

3.3k

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

255.0b

EV

1.3t
Dentsu's current market capitalization is ¥912.3 b.
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

838.4b928.8b1.0t

Revenue growth, %

11%10%

Cost of goods sold

49.3b51.2b85.8b

Gross profit

789.0b877.6b932.7b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

229.8b209.7b217.7b242.1b239.5b243.5b250.6b246.5b249.5b

Cost of goods sold

12.6b12.3b11.9b15.4b20.5b21.0b22.6b25.2b24.6b

Gross profit

217.3b197.4b205.8b226.7b219.1b222.6b228.0b221.3b225.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

95%94%95%94%91%91%91%90%90%
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

242.4b305.8b416.7b

Inventories

18.9b22.1b28.6b

Current Assets

1.6t1.8t1.9t

PP&E

193.8b196.7b199.2b
Annual
JPYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

45.9b55.6b59.7b

Inventories

649.0m(2.2b)(6.0b)

Accounts Payable

41.0b111.9b14.2b

Cash From Operating Activities

143.6b141.6b133.0b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

13.4b27.6b42.4b14.6b29.4b44.2b22.9b45.6b68.0b

Inventories

(2.5b)(5.1b)(9.2b)(2.3b)(4.6b)(11.9b)(3.7b)8.7b5.3b

Accounts Payable

(90.1b)(77.8b)(141.9b)(153.0b)(114.0b)(168.1b)(166.0b)(57.9b)(139.3b)

Cash From Operating Activities

(51.1b)29.9b(28.0b)(52.6b)38.6b(26.4b)(138.3b)(40.0b)(123.7b)
JPYFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

15.0m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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Dentsu Operating Metrics

Dec, 2019

Patents (US)

55

Trademarks (US)

17
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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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Dentsu Revenue Breakdown

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Dentsu revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.1% from Information Services, 92.5% from Advertising and 0.4% from Other

Dentsu revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 58.2% from International and 41.8% from Japan

Human Capital Metrics

Dentsu's employees are reported to be approximately 48% female and 52% male.
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Dentsu Online and Social Media Presence

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Dentsu News and Updates

Ashwini Karandikar, Former Global President of Dentsu Aegis's Amnet, Joins MMI's Advisory Board

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashwini Karandikar, the former Global President of Dentsu Aegis's Amnet has joined the Advisory Board of Method Media Intelligence (www.methodmi.com). Ashwini is an internationally recognized entrepreneurial executive with proven experience in...

Dentsu Tracking präsentiert auf der Innovationsplattform des Beobachtungsnetzes des öffentlichen Sektors der OECD

GENF, 27. August 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dentsu Tracking ist stolz, einen Fall auf der Innovationsplattform des Beobachtungsnetzes des öffentlichen Sektors (OPSI) der Organisation für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (OECD) zu präsentieren. Die Fallstudie wurde von der...

Dentsu Tracking Features on the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation Platform

GENEVA, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dentsu Tracking is proud to feature in a case on the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) Platform of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The case study was submitted by the European Commission (DG Sante) and...

Dentsu Study States A Fifth Of Generation Z Deactivates Social Media

A new global report indicates a fifth of Generation Z (ages 18 to 24) deactivated their social media accounts in the past year to reduce their online profiles over concerns of data use and well-being.

Dentsu Tracking soutient l'Union européenne dans la lutte contre le commerce illicite : plus de 22 milliards de produits suivis en 2019

GENÈVE, 17 décembre 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dentsu Tracking, une marque de Dentsu Aegis Network, travaille en collaboration avec la Commission européenne et 28 États membres de l'Union européenne à la conception et la mise en œuvre d'un système de suivi et de traçabilité dans le cadre de la...

Dentsu Tracking unterstützt die Europäische Union bei der Bekämpfung des illegalen Handels: Über 22 Milliarden Produkte konnten 2019 erfasst werden

GENF, 17. Dezember 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dentsu Tracking, eine Marke von Dentsu Aegis Network, arbeitet mit der Europäischen Kommission und 28 Mitgliedstaaten der Europäischen Union bei der Entwicklung und dem Betrieb eines Track-and-Trace-Systems als Teil der EU-Gesetzgebung zur...
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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 Shun Sakurai, Yoshio Takada and Nobuko Matsubara.

  • How many employees does Dentsu have?

    Dentsu has 62,608 employees.

  • What is Dentsu revenue?

    Latest Dentsu annual revenue is ¥1 t.

  • What is Dentsu revenue per employee?

    Latest Dentsu revenue per employee is ¥16.3 m.

  • Who are Dentsu competitors?

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

  • Where are Dentsu offices?

    Dentsu has offices in Minato-ku, Aomori, Asahikawa, Chiba and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Dentsu have?

    Dentsu has 53 offices.