Honda Motor Company, LTD. – Company Information
Honda Motor Company, LTD. – Company Overview
|Company||Honda Motor Company, LTD.|
|Headquarters||No. 1-1, Minami-Aoyama 2-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8556, Japan|
|Founders||Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa|
|NYSE stock symbol||HMC|
|TYO stock symbol||7267|
|Sales revenue||¥13,328,099 millions USD (2015)|
|Operating profit||¥670,603 millions USD (2015)|
|Profit||¥561,098 millions USD (2015)|
|Divisions||Acura, Honda, Honda Motorcycles|
|IR contact number (USA)||(212)707-9920|
|IR email address (USA)||email@example.com|
The Honda Motor Company, LTD. is currently the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturer and manufacturer of internal combustion engines and one of Japan’s largest automobile manufacturers.
The Honda Motor Company was originally founded to make motorcycles in 1948 by Soichiro Honda.
By the year 1963 the company began producing their first car – a pick-up truck called the T360.
Honda’s first production car was the S500 sports car. A total of 1,363 of the vehicles were produced between October 1963 and September 1964.
Honda began exporting cars to the US in 1969.
Honda focuses on automotive, motorcycle, and power equipment (engines, etc.) manufacturing.
Honda Motor Company, LTD. – Financial Results
|Key figures (in millions of Yen)||2015*||2014*|
|Profit before income taxes||¥806,237||¥933,903|
|Profit for the year||¥561,098||¥665,911|
|Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period||¥1,193,584||¥1,270,612|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of period||¥1,471,730||¥1,193,584|
*For the years ended March 31, 2015 and 2014
News about Honda Motor Company, LTD. reported by our Market Business News team
December 14, 2014: Honda recalling 3 million more vehicles in US