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Canon Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.93 (+4.33 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.41
50-Day Range
MA: $19.93
52-Week Range
Now: $22.41
Volume761,819 shs
Average Volume375,726 shs
Market Capitalization$23.84 billion
P/E Ratio43.10
Dividend Yield3.45%
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 through 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, and copying machines for personal and office use; production print products for print professionals; and laser multifunction and laser printers, digital continuous feed presses, digital sheet-fed presses, 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, interchangeable lenses, compact photo printers, inkjet printers, large format inkjet printers, commercial photo printers, image scanners, and calculators. The Medical System Business Unit segment offers digital radiography systems, diagnostic X-ray systems, computed tomography systems, magnetic resonance imaging systems, 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, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, die bonders, network cameras, digital camcorders, digital cinema cameras, multimedia projectors, broadcast equipment, micromotors, 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 globally. Canon Inc. was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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Overall MarketRank

1.65 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

207th out of 1,510 stocks

Photographic Equipment & Supplies Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Photographic equipment & supplies
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$32.67 billion
Cash Flow$3.27 per share
Book Value$25.01 per share


Net Income$1.15 billion


Outstanding Shares1,063,830,000
Market Cap$23.84 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
+0.93 (+4.33 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Canon (NYSE:CAJ) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Canon's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Canon's stock was trading at $22.33 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CAJ stock has increased by 0.4% and is now trading at $22.41.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

Is Canon a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canon in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Canon stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CAJ, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Canon?

Wall Street analysts have given Canon a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Canon wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Fujio Mitarai's approval rating as Canon's CEO?

174 employees have rated Canon CEO Fujio Mitarai on Glassdoor.com. Fujio Mitarai has an approval rating of 77% among Canon's employees.

When is Canon's next earnings date?

Canon is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Canon

How were Canon's earnings last quarter?

Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) posted its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, October, 31st. The technology company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.13. The technology company earned $7.16 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.65 billion. Canon had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.18% and a net margin of 2.58%.
View Canon's earnings history

Is Canon a good dividend stock?

Canon pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.45%. The dividend payout ratio of Canon is 69.81%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Canon will have a dividend payout ratio of 74.00% next year. This indicates that Canon will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Canon's dividend history.

What guidance has Canon issued on next quarter's earnings?

Canon updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.74-0.74 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $30.526-30.526 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $30.13 billion.

Are investors shorting Canon?

Canon saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,650,000 shares, a drop of 16.7% from the December 15th total of 1,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 492,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Canon's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Canon own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Canon investors own include Xerox (XRX), International Business Machines (IBM), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Tesla (TSLA), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA) and McDonald's (MCD).

Who are Canon's key executives?

Canon's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Fujio Mitarai, Chairman, Pres, CEO & COO (Age 86)
  • Mr. Toshizo Tanaka, CFO, EVP, Group Exec. of Facilities Management, Public Affairs, F&A, Corp. Planning and Director (Age 81)
  • Mr. Toshio Homma, Exec. VP, CTO, Chief Exec. of Office Imaging Products Operations & Director (Age 72)
  • Mr. Warren Dyer, Chief Operating Officer
  • Kenichi Nagasawa, Group Exec. of Corp. Intellectual Property & Legal HQ and Managing Exec. Officer (Age 62)
  • Hisahiro Minokawa, Managing Exec. Officer and Group Exec. of HR Management & Organization HQ
  • Mr. Kazuto Ogawa, Managing Exec. Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Hideki Ozawa, Exec. VP (Age 71)
  • Mr. Seymour E. Liebman, Sr. Managing Exec. Officer (Age 71)
  • Masanori Yamada, Managing Exec. Officer (Age 67)

What is Canon's stock symbol?

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

Who are Canon's major shareholders?

Canon's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Bonness Enterprises Inc. (0.01%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%), Investors Research Corp (0.00%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.00%) and Private Capital Group LLC (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Canon stock?

CAJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bonness Enterprises Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Investors Research Corp, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..

Which major investors are buying Canon stock?

CAJ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, JJJ Advisors Inc., and Private Capital Group LLC.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Canon's stock price today?

One share of CAJ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.41.

How big of a company is Canon?

Canon has a market capitalization of $23.84 billion and generates $32.67 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $1.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.06 on an earnings per share basis. Canon employs 187,041 workers across the globe.

What is Canon's official website?

The official website for Canon is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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