Canon Company Profile (NYSE:CAJ)

About Canon (NYSE:CAJ)

Canon logoCanon Inc. (Canon) is a manufacturer of office multifunction devices (MFDs), plain paper copying machines, laser printers, inkjet printers, cameras and lithography equipment. Canon sells its products principally under the Canon brand name and through sales subsidiaries. Each of these subsidiaries is responsible for marketing and distribution to retail dealers in an assigned territory. Canon operates its business in three segments: the Office Business Unit, the Imaging System Business Unit, and the Industry and Others Business Unit. Canon's research and development activities range from basic research to product-oriented research directed at maintaining Canon's technological operations in the marketplace. Canon has manufacturing subsidiaries in a range of countries, including the United States, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Business Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:CAJ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $37.08 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,092,066,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $32.52
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.08
  • 52 Week Range: $27.18 - $34.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.60
  • P/E Growth: 7.59
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $32.17 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.15
  • Book Value: $22.38 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.52
  • Annual Dividend: $1.18
  • Dividend Yield: 4.0%
  • EBIDTA: $4.64 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.44%
  • Return on Equity: 5.18%
  • Return on Assets: 3.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.20%
  • Current Ratio: 2.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.57%
  • Average Volume: 345,721 shs.
  • Beta: 0.6
  • Short Ratio: 3.35

Frequently Asked Questions for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)

What is Canon's stock symbol?

Canon trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CAJ."

How were Canon's earnings last quarter?

Canon Inc (NYSE:CAJ) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.22. The company had revenue of $8.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.04 billion. Canon had a net margin of 4.44% and a return on equity of 5.18%. View Canon's Earnings History.

Who are some of Canon's key competitors?

Who owns Canon stock?

Canon's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.20%), Karp Capital Management Corp (0.12%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.11%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.09%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.09%) and US Bancorp DE (0.07%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Canon.

Who sold Canon stock? Who is selling Canon stock?

Canon's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Checchi Capital Advisers LLC and Rothschild Investment Corp IL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canon.

Who bought Canon stock? Who is buying Canon stock?

Canon's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karp Capital Management Corp, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., BRILLIANCE ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canon.

How do I buy Canon stock?

Shares of Canon can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Canon stock cost?

One share of Canon stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.95.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canon (NYSE:CAJ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
11/25/2016CLSAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/20/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/28/2015Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
7/3/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeSell -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
Earnings by Quarter for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
Earnings History by Quarter for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/20173/31/2017$0.23$0.45$8.04 billion$8.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q3$0.38$7.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q2$0.53$0.51$7.89 million$7.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q1$0.40$0.26$7.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q4$0.53$0.36$6.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q3$0.52$0.48$8.90 billion$8.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q2$0.50$0.72$9.17 billion$9.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q4$53.57$56.41$1,006.69 billion$1,034.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q1$0.65$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013$54.03$57.68$951.13 billion$966.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.48 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.38 EPS


Dividend History for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
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Headline Trends for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
Latest Headlines for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
DateHeadline logoCanon Announces uniFLOW Secure Public Print (SPP) License for Konica Minolta Devices - May 17 at 11:46 AM logoCanon Little League Photo Contest To Offer 3 Lucky Fans A Chance To Win A Trip To Meet Former Major League All-Star Mark Teixeira - May 15 at 10:59 AM logoCanon Introduces New Media Handling Capability for its Flagship High-Volume Arizona Flatbed Printers - May 8 at 4:04 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Unlikely to Affect Canon (CAJ) Stock Price - May 3 at 1:06 AM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 2 at 12:42 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Unlikely to Impact Canon (CAJ) Share Price - April 29 at 5:27 PM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Canon Inc (CAJ) to Hold - April 29 at 1:03 AM logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Canon Inc's FY2017 Earnings (CAJ) - April 28 at 4:58 PM logo5 Stocks to Buy as Japan's Economic Outlook Brightens - April 27 at 9:36 PM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Issues Earnings Results - April 27 at 6:42 PM logoCanon U.S.A. and Arbor Day Foundation Continue Partnership with Canon's support of the Foundation's "Replanting Our Forests" Program - April 27 at 4:34 PM logoCanon (CAJ) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 26 at 8:36 PM logoCanon Q1 Profit Climbs, Lifts FY17 Outlook; Stock Up - Quick Facts - April 26 at 7:47 PM logoCanon raises annual profit outlook on Toshiba medical unit acquisition - April 26 at 2:47 PM logoCanon posts 1Q profit - April 26 at 5:14 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Empowers Public Speakers With Its New Handheld Wireless Presenter - April 25 at 12:23 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Canon (CAJ) Share Price - April 23 at 2:31 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Unlikely to Affect Canon (CAJ) Share Price - April 20 at 5:27 PM logoPERSTEXT Cute, an iOS app that makes it possible to enjoy easily editing photos with text that has a sense of perspective, and cute stamps, is now available - April 20 at 4:15 PM logoCanon Announces Entries Are Open For The 2017 New Cosmos of Photography 2017 Photo Competition - April 20 at 4:15 PM logoOverseas Earnings Estimated to Outdo US: Top 5 Gainers - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoCanon Adds Versatility To Family Of High-Quality, Affordable COMPACT-SERVO Lenses With New 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoCanon Introduces Free Firmware Upgrades For Three 4K Professional Display Models - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoCanon Eye Care Technology to be on Display at the American Telemedicine Association 2017 Conference - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoLong Island Power List Hall of Fame Inducts Canon U.S.A.'s Executive Vice President Seymour Liebman - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Hosts Live Production Environments, Hands-on Demos, Education and Workflow Presentations at NAB 2017 - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Announces Canon Log Feature Upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark IV Camera - April 20 at 10:58 AM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research - April 18 at 8:36 PM logoCanon Expands its Leading Sheet-fed Inkjet Portfolio with the New Océ VarioPrint i200 Inkjet Press, MICR inks, and the next generation PRISMAsync controller - April 18 at 12:35 PM logoCanon Prepares For The First Total Eclipse Across The Country Since 1918 With Specialized Educational Content And Resources - April 18 at 12:35 PM logoCanon (CAJ) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.06 - April 17 at 2:12 PM logoCanon (CAJ) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 14 at 7:57 PM logoFY2019 Earnings Estimate for Canon Inc (CAJ) Issued By Jefferies Group - April 14 at 2:57 PM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 12 at 8:25 PM logoNew imageFORMULA Compact Check Transports Offer Upgraded Capabilities to Help Meet Needs of Financial Services and Other Markets - April 10 at 12:35 PM logoETFs with exposure to Canon, Inc. : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 9:08 PM logoCanon Unveils EF-S 35mm Macro IS STM Lens, PowerShot SX730 HS Digital Camera - April 7 at 8:47 AM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 5th - April 7 at 8:47 AM logoCanon Congratulates Authorized Canon Dealer Gobin's, Inc. on 50 Years of Business - April 7 at 8:47 AM logoCapture High-Quality Memories With The New Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Digital Camera - April 7 at 8:47 AM logoUp Close and Personal: Canon Announces New EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM Lens to Help Explore the Beauty of Macro Photography - April 7 at 8:47 AM logoENERGY STAR® Recognizes Canon U.SA.'s Dedication to Energy-Efficient Products; Honors Company as "Partner of the Year" for Second Consecutive Year - April 7 at 8:47 AM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 5 at 12:25 AM logoCanon Refreshes Color MFP Lineup to Help Meet Big Demands of Small Businesses - March 28 at 12:56 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Marks "Save Your Vision Month" with Exhibition of Eye Care Devices at Vision Expo East - March 27 at 12:48 PM logoAnalysts' Actions -- Alaska Air, Canon, Greenlight Capital, Johnson Controls, Welltower and More - March 20 at 1:31 PM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Upgraded by TheStreet to B - March 19 at 9:13 PM logoCanon U.S.A., Inc. Announces imageFORMULA DR-X10C II Production Document Scanner for High-Volume Scanning - March 16 at 5:24 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Celebrates the Latest Canon Print Solutions and the Success of the "One Canon" Strategy Revealed - March 16 at 5:24 PM logoEastern Florida State College Chooses RadPRO® Equipment To Provide Critical Hands-on Training To Radiography Students - March 15 at 4:28 PM


Canon (CAJ) Chart for Monday, May, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/22/2017 by Staff