Bridgestone Corp.

Bridgestone Corp.

Bridgestone Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1931

Headquarters

Tokyo Square Garden, 20-24/F,3-1-1 Kyobashi,Chuo-Ku,Tokyo 104-8340

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

144K

Industries

Auto Parts & Tires
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Retail: Other
Other Consumer Durables
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

Bridgestone Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of tires and rubber products. It operates through the following segments: Tires and Diversified Products. The Tires segment manufactures and sells tires, tubes, wheels and accessories. It also offers retread material and services, and auto maintenance. The Diversified Products segment includes chemical and industrial products, sporting goods, bicycles, and financial services. The company was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi on March 1, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Director, Chief Operating & Technology Officer

Senior Vice President

Executive Officer & Head-Consumer Tires

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Senior Managing Executive Officer

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Chief Executive Officer at Bridgestone Corp.

Professor at Rikkyo University

Director, Chief Operating & Technology Officer at Bridgestone Corp.

Vice Chairman at The Japan Research Institute Ltd.

Senior Managing Executive Officer at Bridgestone Corp.

Member, Risk Committee at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

Partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Director at Chemicals Evaluation & Research Institute

Independent Outside Director at Bridgestone Corp.

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Recent Transactions
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Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. purchases Speedco, Inc. from Bridgestone Corp.

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Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, Bridgestone Corp. purchase Ayme et Fils SAS from Ets Paul Ayme SAS

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Bridgestone Corp., Firestone Building Products Co. LLC purchase Gaco Western LLC

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$3.48T
Total Enterprise Value
$3.81T
Earnings Per Share
$375.67
Revenue
$3.64T
Net Profit
$288B
EBITDA
$624B
EBITDAMargin
17.13%
Total Debt
$459B
Total Equity
$2.4T
Enterprise Value Sales
1.05x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
6.1x
TEVNet Income
13.21x
Debt TEV
0.12x
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Auto Parts & Tires - Akron, OH

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Continental AG Auto Parts & Tires - Hannover, NI

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Pirelli & C. SpA Auto Parts & Tires - Milan, MI

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