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Ajinomoto Co Inc AJINF Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Mar 15, 2023, 10:10 AM EST | USD
  • Last Close 33.37
  • Sector Consumer Defensive
  • Industry Packaged Foods
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 33.37  –  33.37
  • Year Range 24.54  –  33.37
  • Market Cap 17.8640 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 100.0 /  3,101.1
  • Price / Sales 1.79
  • Price / Book 3.13
  • Forward Div Yield 1.43%
  • Trailing Div Yield 269.70%

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Company Profile AJINF

Business Description

Ajinomoto is Japan’s leading food company specializing in amino acids and seasonings derived from amino acid fermentation technologies. It also produces processed foods including dry soup mixes, frozen foods, and beverage products. Apart from the consumer business, it is a key supplier of MSG and nucleotides to global food manufacturers including Nestle. The food business represents more than three fourths of group sales and 80%-plus of profits with roughly half generated overseas. Animal nutrition, healthcare, and specialty chemicals make up the balance of its business portfolio.

15-1, Kyobashi 1-chome, Chuo-ku
Tokyo, 104-8315, JPN
Industry Packaged Foods
Employees 42,947

FAQs for Ajinomoto Co Inc Stock

Yes. AJINF has a forward dividend yield of 1.43%. See AJINF’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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AJINF’s market cap is 17.86 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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AJINF’s stock style is Large Growth.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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AJINF’s price/sales is 1.79.
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AJINF’s price/forward earnings is 26.25.
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AJINF’s price/book is 3.13.
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AJINF’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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