Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,655.44M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4005)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 31,094

Business summary

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector, Energy & Functional Materials Sector, IT-related Chemicals Sector, Health & Crop Sciences Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector, Others. The Petrochemicals and Plastics segment consists of synthetic resin, rubber and other resin processed products. The IT-Related Chemicals segment sells optical products, color filters, semiconductor processing materials, compound semiconductor materials, and battery components. The Health and Crop Sciences segment distributes fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, tropical infectious disease control materials, and feed additives. The Pharmaceuticals segment develops and sells ethical pharmaceuticals, radiopharmaceutical, and radiation therapy equipment. The Others segment provides supply of electrical power and steam, design, engineering and construction services for chemical plants, transportation and warehousing services, and conduct of materials and environmental analysis. The company was founded on September 22, 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 2,101.76B
Gross profit 686,218M
Operating income 164,446M
Income before tax 157,569M
Net income 81,451M
EBITDA 281,048M
Diluted EPS 49.78
Dividends per share 12
Total assets 2,662.15B
Total liabilities 1,571.37B
Total equity 766,874M
Operating cash flow 261,172M

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Revenue 17,502.40M
Gross profit 5,714.46M
Operating income 1,369.42M
Income before tax 1,312.15M
Net income 678.28M
EBITDA 2,340.42M
Diluted EPS 0.41
Dividends per share 0.09
Total assets 23,685.66M
Total liabilities 13,980.81M
Total equity 6,823.02M
Operating cash flow 2,174.90M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 10.21
ROA 2.93%
ROE 10.45%
Operating margin 7.82%
Profit margin 3.87%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Masakazu Tokura
  • Representative Director & Head-Technology: Yoshihiko Okamoto
  • Managing Executive Officer, Head-R&D: Ikuzo Ogawa
  • Head-Human Resources, Compliance & Legal Affairs: Hiroshi Niinuma
  • Executive Officer & Head-Animal Nutrition Business: Keiichi Sakata

Share holders

  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.(4.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(3.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.6%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Pension Fund(1.7%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.3%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Tokyo Sumitomo Twin East Building, 2-27-1 Shinkawa, Tokyo, 104-8260, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5543.5500

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