(million yen)
2018/03 2019/03 2020/03 2021/03 2022/03
Sales 1,114,7841,114,3081,100,0391,071,4531,149,370
Business profit 95,67293,23799,236113,136-
Profit before income taxes 80,81954,69848,79598,320122,472
Profit 68,17439,00428,96966,28080,228
Profit attributable to owners of the parent company 60,12429,69818,83759,41675,725
Basic earnings per share(yen) 105.7653.6234.37108.36139.42
Total assets 1,426,2301,393,8691,353,6161,431,2891,457,060
Total equity 720,613685,960592,070667,846739,744
Equity attributable to owners of the parent company 640,833610,543538,975620,257686,909
Ownership ratio attributable to owners of the parent company(%) 44.943.839.843.347.1

* Business profit:
A profit indicator defined by Ajinomoto for administrative purposes
Sales -Cost of sales -Selling expenses, Research & development expenses and General & administrative expenses + Share of profit of associates and joint ventures