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: Office Equipment - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:CAJ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $37.73 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,092,066,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.83
  • 52 Week Range: $27.18 - $35.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.04
  • P/E Growth: 7.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.81 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.19
  • Book Value: $22.13 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.56
  • Annual Dividend: $1.18
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
  • EBIDTA: $4.59 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.95%
  • Return on Equity: 6.11%
  • Return on Assets: 3.68%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 2.03%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.48%
  • Average Volume: 293,764 shs.
  • Beta: 0.4
  • Short Ratio: 5.79
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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.22. The firm earned $8.69 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.04 billion. Canon had a net margin of 4.95% and a return on equity of 6.11%. View Canon's Earnings History.

Who are some of Canon's key competitors?

Who are Canon's key executives?

Canon's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Fujio Mitarai, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director
  • Masaya Maeda, President, Chief Operating Officer, Representative Director
  • Toshizo Tanaka, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Director of Human Resources, Representative Director
  • Yoroku Adachi, Executive Vice President, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Subsidiary
  • Hideki Ozawa, Executive Vice President, President of Subsidiary
  • Shigeyuki Matsumoto, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Director of R&D, Representative Director
  • Toshio Homma, Vice President, Chief Director of Imaging Business, Representative Director
  • Seymour E. Liebman, Senior Managing Executive Officer
  • Naoji Ohtsuka, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Ink-jet Business
  • Toshio Takiguchi, Senior Managing Executive Officer, President of Subsidiary

Who owns Canon stock?

Canon's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Aperio Group LLC (0.13%), US Bancorp DE (0.07%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.00%) and Rothschild Investment Corp IL (0.00%). 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 US Bancorp DE, Rothschild Investment Corp IL and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canon.

Who bought Canon stock? Who is buying Canon stock?

Canon's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd and Capstone Asset Management Co.. 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.

What is Canon's stock price today?

One share of Canon stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.55.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canon (NYSE CAJ)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  90 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  162 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  252
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canon and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canon (NYSE:CAJ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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
3/6/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
11/25/2016CLSAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/20/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/28/2015Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/23/2015 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)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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 logoHead to Head Survey: FEI (FEIC) & Canon (NYSE:CAJ) - July 22 at 6:02 PM logoKeep Calm And Kick-Start Creativity With New Collection Of Exclusive Canon Printables - July 20 at 6:39 PM logoimagePROGRAF Le Series Refreshes Canon's Entry Level Large-Format MFP Portfolio - July 18 at 6:22 PM logoCanon, Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 18 at 11:35 AM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Canon (NYSE:CAJ) & Pitney Bowes (PBI) - July 14 at 8:16 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Celebrates Grand Opening Of Its Most Advanced Cinema Industry Resource Facility To Date - July 12 at 5:29 PM logoHead to Head Review: Canon (NYSE:CAJ) & FEI Company (FEIC) - July 12 at 10:20 AM logoReviewing Pitney Bowes (PBI) & Canon (NYSE:CAJ) - July 11 at 6:22 PM logoU.S. Military Grants Cybersecurity Certification for Canon DR and RadPRO® SOLTUS® 100M Mobile Digital X-Ray System - July 11 at 5:55 PM logoKenji Sato Named as President and CEO of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. - July 10 at 4:52 PM logoCanon (CAJ) & FEI Company (FEIC) Head to Head Survey - July 8 at 10:08 PM logoJefferies Group Comments on Canon, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (CAJ) - July 7 at 8:54 AM logoCanon falls to more than two-month low after EU threatens huge fine - July 6 at 11:10 PM logoGE, Canon, Merck Face EU Antitrust Investigation in Previously Cleared Deals - July 6 at 6:10 PM logoCanon U.S.A. and Virtual Imaging, Inc. to Showcase Newest Digital Radiography (DR) Technologies at AHRA 2017 - July 6 at 6:10 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Canon, Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) to Post $0.66 EPS - July 4 at 8:17 AM logoCanon, Inc. (CAJ) Cut to "Hold" at BidaskClub - June 28 at 7:58 PM logoFEI Company (FEIC) versus Canon (CAJ) Head to Head Comparison - June 28 at 6:28 PM logoReviewing FEI Company (FEIC) & Canon (CAJ) - June 28 at 4:14 PM logoThe Canon PhotoMarathon 2017 Hong Kong - June 27 at 6:15 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Congratulates EO Johnson on 60 Years of Business - June 26 at 4:47 PM logoCanon, Inc. (CAJ) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 23 at 11:47 AM logoCanon U.S.A. and CGS Publishing Technologies International Announce the Compatibility of imagePROGRAF PRO Series Printers with Color Tuner // Web Software - June 21 at 5:13 PM logoCanon U.S.A. and CGS Publishing Technologies International Announce the Compatibility of imagePROGRAF PRO Series Printers with Color Tuner // Web Software - June 21 at 5:13 PM logoAnalyzing Pitney Bowes (PBI) & Canon (CAJ) - June 21 at 12:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to Canon, Inc. : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 7:37 PM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Downgraded by BidaskClub - June 10 at 10:32 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Brings New Short Throw REALiS LCOS Projectors With Outstanding Optical Lens Shift To Market - June 6 at 4:22 PM logoPushing Visual Boundaries Deep Under The Sea, On Land And Up Into Space, Canon U.S.A. Unveils New "Canon See Impossible" Videos - June 5 at 12:23 PM logoNew Fiery-powered imagePRESS Server H300Delivers Productivity and Integrated Workflows on Canon imagePRESS C850, C750 and C65 Digital Presses - June 1 at 4:38 PM logoCanon Partners With Travel And Adventure Photographer, @Misshattan In Celebration Of The EOS M-Series Mission Event At K&M Camera - May 31 at 4:10 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Announces New Canon EOS C200 And EOS C200B Digital Cinema Cameras In Continued Expansion Of Cinema EOS System - May 31 at 10:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to Canon, Inc. : May 30, 2017 - May 30 at 4:09 PM logoCanon, Inc. :CAJ-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 29, 2017 - May 29 at 11:51 AM logoCanon Inc (CAJ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - May 29 at 9:52 AM 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



Canon (CAJ) Chart for Sunday, July, 23, 2017

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