Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 432.10M

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Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4063)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 18,407

Business summary

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)/Chlor-Alkali Business, Silicone Business, Specialty Chemicals Business, Semiconductor Silicon Business, Electronics and Functional Materials Business, and Diversified Business. The PVC/Chlor-Alkali Business segment provides PVC, caustic soda, methanol, and chloromethane. The Silicone Business segment provides silicones. The Specialty Chemicals Business segment provides cellulose derivatives, silicon metal, polyvinyl alcohol, and synthetic pheromones. The Semiconductor Silicon Business segment provides silicon wafer products. The Electronics and Functional Materials Business segment provides rare earth magnets, coating materials, photomask blanks, oxide single crystals, and liquid fluoroelastomers. The Diversified Business segment includes processed plastics, international trading, engineering, ad information processing. The company was founded on September 16, 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

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  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,279.80B
Gross profit 384,248M
Operating income 208,525M
Income before tax 220,005M
Net income 148,840M
EBITDA 308,991M
Diluted EPS 349.42
Dividends per share 110
Total assets 2,510.08B
Total liabilities 429,620M
Total equity 2,028.52B
Operating cash flow 281,643M

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Revenue 10,657.57M
Gross profit 3,199.81M
Operating income 1,736.48M
Income before tax 1,832.08M
Net income 1,239.46M
EBITDA 2,573.11M
Diluted EPS 2.90
Dividends per share 0.91
Total assets 22,332.71M
Total liabilities 3,822.41M
Total equity 18,048.21M
Operating cash flow 2,345.37M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 16.66
ROA 5.99%
ROE 7.46%
Operating margin 16.29%
Profit margin 11.62%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Yasuhiko Saitoh
  • Senior MD, Manager-Research & Development: Toshinobu Ishihara
  • MD & Head-Materials & International Business: Koji Takasugi
  • Vice Chairman & Head-Semiconductor Business: Fumio Akiya
  • Senior Managing Director & GM-Silicone Business: Susumu Ueno

Share holders

  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(5.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.3%)
  • Walter Scott & Partners Ltd.(3.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.7%)
  • The Hachijuni Bank, Ltd.(2.7%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(1.4%)


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  • Address: Asahi Seimei Ote-machi Building, 2-6-1 Ote-machi, Tokyo, 100-0004, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3246.5011

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