NYSE:CAJ - Canon Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$28.04 +0.12 (+0.43 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 01:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$27.92
Today's Range$28.02 - $28.16
52-Week Range$26.36 - $40.67
Volume247,600 shs
Average Volume368,882 shs
Market Capitalization$30.30 billion
P/E Ratio13.04
Dividend Yield4.07%
Canon Inc. manufactures and sells office multifunction devices (MFDs), plain paper copying machines, laser and inkjet printers, cameras, diagnostic equipment, and lithography equipment. The company operates in four segments: Office Business Unit, Imaging System Business Unit, Medical System Business Unit, and Industry and Others Business Unit. 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, digital production printing systems, continuous feed and wide-format 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, commercial photo printers, image scanners, multimedia projectors, broadcast equipment, and calculators. 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, digital radiography systems, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, die bonders, micromotors, network cameras, handy terminals, and document scanners. The company also provides maintenance services; and supplies replacement drums, parts, toners, and papers. It sells its products under the Canon brand through subsidiaries or independent distributors to dealers and retail outlets, as well as directly to end-users in Japan, the Americas, Europe, rest of Asia, and Oceania. Canon Inc. was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Photographic equipment & supplies
SectorComputer and Technology


Current Ratio2.04
Quick Ratio1.40


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$36.15 billion
Price / Sales0.84
Cash Flow$4.3205 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.49
Book Value$25.52 per share
Price / Book1.10


Net Income$2.15 billion
Net Margins5.88%
Return on Assets5.05%


Outstanding Shares1,079,750,000
Market Cap$30.30 billion

Canon (NYSE:CAJ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canon's stock symbol?

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

How often does Canon pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canon?

Canon declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Monday, August 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $0.574 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 27th. View Canon's Dividend History.

How were Canon's earnings last quarter?

Canon Inc (NYSE:CAJ) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The technology company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.07. The technology company had revenue of $8.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.01 billion. Canon had a return on equity of 8.36% and a net margin of 5.88%. View Canon's Earnings History.

When is Canon's next earnings date?

Canon is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Canon.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Canon?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canon in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Canon.

Has Canon been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CAJ stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Canon earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Canon?

Canon saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,797,883 shares, an increase of 110.2% from the December 14th total of 855,492 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 590,714 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. View Canon's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Canon's key competitors?

Who are Canon's key executives?

Canon's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Fujio Mitarai, Chairman & CEO (Age 84)
  • Mr. Masaya Maeda, Pres, COO & Representative Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Toshizo Tanaka, EVP, CFO, Group Exec. of Public Affairs, Facilities Mgmt, HRM & Org. and Representative Director (Age 79)
  • Mr. Shigeyuki Matsumoto, CTO, Exec. VP, Group Exec. of R&D and Representative Director (Age 69)
  • Nobuyuki Tainaka, Sr. Gen. Mang. of Global Legal Admin. & Exec. Officer

Who are Canon's major shareholders?

Canon's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cardinal Capital Management (0.00%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.00%), Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.00%) and Cornerstone Advisors Inc. (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Canon stock?

CAJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC.

Which major investors are buying Canon stock?

CAJ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cardinal Capital Management, Cornerstone Advisors Inc. and Moody National Bank Trust Division.

How do I buy shares of Canon?

Shares of CAJ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Canon's stock price today?

One share of CAJ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.04.

How big of a company is Canon?

Canon has a market capitalization of $30.30 billion and generates $36.15 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $2.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.15 on an earnings per share basis. Canon employs 189,571 workers across the globe.

What is Canon's official website?

The official website for Canon is http://global.canon.

How can I contact Canon?

Canon's mailing address is 30 2 SHIMOMARUKO 3 CHOME, TOKYO M0, 146-8501. The technology company can be reached via phone at 813-3758-2111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canon (NYSE CAJ)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  318 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  555
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canon and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAJ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAJ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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