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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.71
AJINY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. AJINY: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.99 Max: N/A
Current: 0.71
Equity to Asset 0.54
AJINY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. AJINY: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.54
0.53
0.59
Interest Coverage 34.82
AJINY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.04 vs. AJINY: 34.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.55  Med: 20.24 Max: 36.89
Current: 34.82
8.55
36.89
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.52
WACC vs ROIC
2.52%
8.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.94
AJINY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. AJINY: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.43  Med: 5.63 Max: 7.4
Current: 7.94
3.43
7.4
Net-margin (%) 7.24
AJINY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. AJINY: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.86  Med: 3.35 Max: 5.59
Current: 7.24
-0.86
5.59
ROE (%) 10.42
AJINY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. AJINY: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.69  Med: 6.96 Max: 10.01
Current: 10.42
-1.69
10.01
ROA (%) 6.43
AJINY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. AJINY: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.95  Med: 3.89 Max: 5.05
Current: 6.43
-0.95
5.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.07
AJINY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. AJINY: 18.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 13.17 Max: 35.51
Current: 18.07
1.29
35.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
AJINY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AJINY: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.40 Max: 3.7
Current: -1.1
0
3.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
AJINY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. AJINY: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.90 Max: 22.2
Current: 6
0
22.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
AJINY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AJINY: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.30 Max: 46.1
Current: 8.6
0
46.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.71
AJINY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. AJINY: 22.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.62  Med: 22.15 Max: 54.34
Current: 22.71
12.62
54.34
PE(NRI) 23.00
AJINY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. AJINY: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.62  Med: 22.15 Max: 54.29
Current: 23
12.62
54.29
P/B 2.20
AJINY's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. AJINY: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AJINY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.46
Current: 2.2
0.77
2.46
P/S 1.42
AJINY's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. AJINY: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AJINY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.68 Max: 2.25
Current: 1.42
0.42
2.25
PFCF 24.07
AJINY's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.16 vs. AJINY: 24.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AJINY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.71  Med: 21.42 Max: 196.14
Current: 24.07
7.71
196.14
POCF 13.54
AJINY's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. AJINY: 13.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AJINY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.82  Med: 8.41 Max: 15.96
Current: 13.54
4.82
15.96
EV-to-EBIT 14.82
AJINY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. AJINY: 14.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AJINY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2  Med: 12.60 Max: 59.5
Current: 14.82
8.2
59.5
PEG 2.91
AJINY's PEG is ranked lower than
52% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. AJINY: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AJINY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.81 Max: 4.51
Current: 2.91
0.96
4.51
Shiller P/E 38.76
AJINY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. AJINY: 38.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 26.34  Med: 34.17 Max: 46.03
Current: 38.76
26.34
46.03
Current Ratio 2.14
AJINY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. AJINY: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.24 Max: 2.41
Current: 2.14
1.7
2.41
Quick Ratio 1.43
AJINY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AJINY: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.55 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.43
1.18
1.78
Days Inventory 96.68
AJINY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.30 vs. AJINY: 96.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 46.7  Med: 61.97 Max: 96.07
Current: 96.68
46.7
96.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.92
AJINY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. AJINY: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.92
0.77
2.49
Dividend Payout 0.20
AJINY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AJINY: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.2
0.17
1.25
Dividend growth (3y) 14.50
AJINY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AJINY: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 7.20 Max: 31
Current: 14.5
0
31
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.92
AJINY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. AJINY: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.92
0.77
2.49
Share Buyback Rate 4.60
AJINY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. AJINY: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.80 Max: -2.4
Current: 4.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 69.39
AJINY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AJINY: 69.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.69  Med: 16.40 Max: 235.22
Current: 69.39
5.69
235.22
Price/Tangible Book 2.79
AJINY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. AJINY: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.79
0.93
2.85
Price/Projected FCF 1.45
AJINY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. AJINY: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.45
0.88
1.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.78
AJINY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AJINY: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.03 Max: 3.19
Current: 1.78
0.67
3.19
Price/Graham Number 1.85
AJINY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AJINY: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.85
0.86
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.77
AJINY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. AJINY: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.90 Max: 12.2
Current: 6.77
1.7
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.69
AJINY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. AJINY: 11.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AJINY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 3  Med: 10.80 Max: 31.1
Current: 11.69
3
31.1

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
Compare:TSE:2897, TSE:2269, TSE:2002, TSE:2801, TSE:2875 » details
Traded in other countries:2802.Japan, AJI.Germany,
Ajinomoto Co Inc was incorporated in Japan on December 17, 1925. The Company is engaged in manufacturing, distributing & selling of food products, amino acids & pharmaceuticals. The Company operates in four segments including domestic food products, overseas food products, bioscience products and fine chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. The Domestic food products segment is engaged in the sale of seasonings and processed foods, & frozen foods for the retail market. Its seasonings and processed foods include Nabe Cube, Chinese seasoning paste Cook Do flavor paste, Cook Do Kyo-no Ohzara, Japanese and western-style menu seasoning, and mayonnaise products. Its frozen foods include Gyoza, Yawaraka Wakadori Kara-Age, Puripuri-no-Ebi Shumai, and beverages including CALPIS & CALPIS Water. The Overseas food products segment includes distribution of consumer foods, and umami seasonings for processed food manufacturers. Its consumer foods include AJI-NO-MOTO, Ros Dee, Masako, YumYum, & VONO. Its umami seasonings for processed food manufacturers include AJI-NO-MOTO for the food processing industry, nucleotides. The Bioscience products and fine chemicals is engaged in the sales of amino acids for pharmaceuticals and foods, and specialty chemicals. Its feed-use amino acids products include feed-use Lysine, feed-use Threonine, & feed-use Tryptophan; Amino Acids products include Arginine, glutamine, valine, leucine, isoleucine, and other amino acids; and specialty chemicals including insulation film for build-up printed wiring board, Amisoft and Jino. The Pharmaceuticals segment is engaged in the sale of pharmaceuticals products including LIVACT, ELENTAL, and ACTONEL.

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