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Makita Corporation - ADR Company Snapshot
Makita Corporation is engaged in the business of production and sale of electric power tools, woodworking machines, pneumatic tools, gardening equipment and household equipment. The Company manufactures and sells portable electric planers. The Company's segments are Japan, Europe, North America, Asia and Other area. Its other areas include Central and South America, The Middle East and Africa, and Oceania. The Company's product categories include cordless, drilling/fastening, impact drilling/demolition, cutting (new material/masonry), cutting (metal), grinding/sanding, sawing, planing/routering, pneumatic tools, outdoor power equipment, dust extraction and others. Its subsidiaries include Makita U.S.A. Inc., Makita (U.K.) Ltd., Makita Werkzeug GmbH, Makita Oy, Makita (China) Co., Ltd. and Makita (Kunshan) Co., Ltd., among others.

Sales Analysis. Makita reported sales of $3.53 billion for the fiscal year ending March of 2016. This represents a decrease of 6.2% versus 2015, when the company's sales were $3.76 billion. The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Makita had sales of $3.21 billion. Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 11.8% decline in Other Places, from $604.72 million to $533.30 million. There were also decreases in sales in Europe (down 9.0% to $1.45 billion) and Japan (down 7.0% to $769.41 million) and Asia (down 3.3% to $194.22 million) . However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of North America (up 8.7% to $581.38 million) .
  Stock Performance Chart for Makita Corporation - ADR
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (10/21/2016): 72.36
(Figures in U.S. Dollars)
1 Week 2.2%   13 Weeks 0.9%  
4 Weeks 15.6%   52 Weeks 21.6%  
Makita Corporation - ADR Key Data:
  Ticker: MKTAY Country: United States
  Exchanges: NAS Major Industry: Capital Goods
    Sub Industry: Rolling Mill Machinery
  2016 Sales 3,528,779,590
(Year Ending Jan 2017).
Employees: 14,784
  Currency: U.S. Dollars Market Cap: 9,820,942,258
  Fiscal Yr Ends: March Shares Outstanding: 135,732,738
  Share Type: Common Closely Held Shares: 14,788,820
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