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
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:CAJ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $39.05235 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,079,761,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.57
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.06
  • 52 Week Range: $27.76 - $35.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.84
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.76
  • P/E Growth: 7.28
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.13
  • Book Value: $23.74 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.51
  • Annual Dividend: $1.35
  • Dividend Yield: 3.8%
  • EBITDA: $5.05 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.17%
  • Return on Equity: 6.48%
  • Return on Assets: 3.81%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 2.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.49%
  • Average Volume: 153,498 shs.
  • Beta: 0.42
  • Short Ratio: 3.8

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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.01. The company earned $8.86 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.40 billion. Canon had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 5.17%. 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

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 $35.77.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canon (NYSE CAJ)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  202 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  325
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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
Consensus Price Target History for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
Price Target History for Canon (NYSE:CAJ)
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
(Data available from 10/17/2015 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
7/27/20176/30/2017$0.56$0.57$9.40 billion$8.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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
Q3 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q4 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
(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 logoCanon Announces The Next Evolution Of Its Popular G-series Camera - The PowerShot G1 X Mark III - October 16 at 5:44 PM logoCanon's New imageFORMULA DR-M260 Office Document Scanner Offers Users Unprecedented Five-Year Warranty - October 11 at 6:27 PM logoCanon U.S.A. and Nuance Document Imaging Reignite Collaboration and Introduce eCopy Compatibility to Canon's Latest imageRUNNER ADVANCE Series - October 10 at 6:06 PM logoSpecial Limited Edition Models Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Canon's imageFORMULA Scanners - October 10 at 6:06 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Set to Promote Lean Document Management Processes at AME 2017 - October 10 at 6:06 PM logoCanon, Inc. (CAJ) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - October 9 at 8:58 PM logoWhat vendors at Balloon Fiesta are saying this year (slideshow) - October 9 at 5:36 PM logoCanon, Inc. (CAJ) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.38 Per Share - October 9 at 2:34 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Helps To Inflate Imaginations At This Year's Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - October 5 at 11:58 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Achieves UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certification for its Océ Arizona UV Curable and Océ UVgel inks - October 2 at 3:07 PM logoCanon, Inc. (CAJ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - October 1 at 4:44 AM logoAnd The Winner Is...Canon Receives 2017 Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award - September 28 at 10:01 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Announces Two Products Honored with 2018 BLI PRO Awards - September 26 at 3:55 PM logoOfficeTools to Offer Canon's imageFORMULA Solutions to Their Customers - September 22 at 10:30 AM logoVirtual Imaging, a Canon Company, Celebrates 300 RadPRO® SecurPASS® Security Screening Systems Sold - September 21 at 11:13 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Renews Sponsorship of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - September 21 at 11:13 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Continues AirPrint Support For New PIXMA TS And PIXMA TR Wireless Inkjet All-in-One Printer Lineups - September 14 at 5:37 PM logoCanon Is Developing A New Compact Multi-Purpose Module Camera - September 12 at 10:31 PM logoCanon Announces Its Newest Professional 4K HDR Reference Display Featuring Stable High-Luminance And 12G-SD1 Terminals - September 12 at 5:31 PM logoCanon Launches Three New Compact And Lightweight 4K UHD Video Camcorders: The XF405, XF400 And VIXIA GX10 - September 12 at 5:31 PM logoCanon Announces Latest Innovation to its VarioPrint i-series Platform with new Océ iQuarius High Performance Inks - September 12 at 5:31 PM logoWhy Is No One Talking About Canon Inc.'s Stock? - September 7 at 9:41 PM logoWhy Is No One Talking About Canon Inc.'s Stock? - September 7 at 7:44 PM logoCanon to Unveil the Next Standard in Engineering with the New imagePROGRAF TX Series at PRINT 17 - September 7 at 4:37 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Advances PRISMAsync Color Print Server in Version 5.2, Offering Cloud-Based PRISMAlytics Dashboard and Additional Functionality - September 7 at 4:37 PM logoCanon U.S.A. to Showcase Eyecare Technology at Vision Expo West - September 7 at 4:37 PM logoPlockmatic BLM50/35 Booklet-Makers Expand Application Offerings for the Canon imagePRESS C850 Series - September 7 at 4:37 PM logoMiller's Professional Imaging Now Delivers Canon DreamLabo Quality to Customers - September 7 at 4:37 PM logoCanon Advances Productivity of imagePRESS C10000VP Digital Color Press Series with New BDT VX-370+ Long Sheet Feeder - September 6 at 4:54 PM logoGuests at PRINT 17 are Encouraged to #PRINTCANON as the Company Expands Possibilities for the Graphic Arts Market - September 6 at 4:54 PM logoCanon, Inc. (CAJ) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 6 at 4:46 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Unveils the Next Generation Monochrome Digital Presses of the Océ VarioPrint 6000 Series Platform - August 29 at 5:16 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Expands Its Lens Portfolio With The New EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Lens And Their First-Ever Macro Tilt-Shift Lenses - August 29 at 2:56 AM logoStep Up And Explore The Wonders Of Photography With The Compact Yet Powerful New Canon EOS M100 Camera - August 29 at 2:56 AM logoCanon, Inc. : CAJ-US: Dividend Analysis : June 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 28, 2017 - August 28 at 4:50 PM logoCoherent And Applied Materials To Benefit From Strong Growth Forecast For Display Equipment - August 24 at 4:57 PM logoSpecialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Judges Announce Four Océ Large Format Products as "2017 Product of the Year" Recipients - August 24 at 4:57 PM logoHelp Recover Precious Images Or Videos With Canon CarePAK PLUS Accidental Damage Protection Plan - August 24 at 4:57 PM logoOutfit Your Home Office With The New Series Of Compact Canon PIXMA Wireless All-in-One Printers - August 22 at 5:30 PM logoExpress Your Creativity Endlessly With The New Line Of Canon PIXMA Wireless All-In-One Printers - August 22 at 5:30 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Showcases Advanced Workflow Automation Solutions for Legal Professionals at ILTACON 2017 - August 14 at 5:20 PM logoCanon, Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 12 at 4:32 AM logoCanon U.S.A. Announces uniFLOW 2018 LTS to Help Businesses Streamline Workflow Processes in the Wake of Workplace Automation Trends - August 8 at 4:36 PM logoCanon U.S.A. Earns 2017 "MUST SEE 'EMS" Award for the Océ Colorado 1640 - August 8 at 4:36 PM logoCanon Virginia, Inc. Collaborates with CVR Medical to Manufacture Intuitive, Next-Generation Stroke Prevention Technology - August 7 at 5:25 PM logoCanon Unveils New Binoculars Featuring Enhanced Image Stabilization Technologies - August 2 at 5:37 PM logoCanon's ME20F-SH Multi-Purpose Camera Enables Viewers To 'See In The Dark' On National Geographic's 'Earth Live' - August 2 at 5:37 PM logoCanon U.S.A. to Display Teleretinal Imaging Capability at AADE 2017 - August 1 at 5:42 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Canon, Inc. Increased by Analyst (CAJ) - July 31 at 8:15 AM logoCanon, Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) Announces Earnings Results - July 28 at 11:10 PM



Canon (CAJ) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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