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Financial Highlights

Net sales (2015)

$31,407million

Net income (2015)

$1,820million

Employees (2015)

189,571

Consolidated subsidiaries (2015)

317

Net Sale & Employees

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Europe

Net sales
$8,879 million
Employees
24,826

Asia & Oceania

Net sales
$7,167 million
Employees
78,785

Japan

Net sales
$5,903 million
Employees
68,325

Americas

Net sales
$9,458 million
Employees
17,635

Notes

  • * Net sales and employee numbers are based on consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.
  • * U.S. dollar amounts are translated from yen at the rate of JPY 121 = U.S. $1, the approximate exchange rate on the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market as of December 30, 2015, solely for the convenience of the reader.

Global Ranking (2015)

FORTUNE Global 500*

Fortune July 22, 2015 issue

(Net sales)

Global ranking
334th (292nd in '14)

(Net income)

Global ranking
208th (211st in '14)

Evaluation of five performance measures for fiscal 2014, including net sales, net income, and total assets

Global Ranking (2015)

FT.com June 19, 2015 issue

(Market capitalization)

Global ranking
207th (243rd in '14)
(9th in Technology Hardware
& Equipment sector)

Market capitalization ranking on March 31, 2015 (the number of outstanding shares multiplied by share price)

  • * FORTUNE Global 500 is a registered trademark of Time Inc. in the United States.

Top ten U.S. Patent Holders by Company (2016)

Rank Organization Number of patents
1 IBM 8,088
2 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS 5,518
3 CANON 3,665
4 QUALCOMM 2,897
5 GOOGLE 2,835
6 INTEL 2,784
7 LG ELECTRONICS 2,428
8 MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING LLC 2,398
9 TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING 2,288
10 SONY 2,181
  • * Canon has been ranked No. 1 in Japan for 12 years running.
  • * Figures were based on preliminary data released by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, a U.S. research company specialized in patent information.
  • * IBM is an abbreviation for International Business Machines Corporation.

Business Segments Sales ratio per segment (%) (2015)

Office

Business Unit

55.5%

Imaging System

Business Unit

33.3%

Industry and Others

Business Unit

13.8%
  • * Sales ratios do not total 100% due to sales between segments of 2.6%.