Asahi Kasei Corp.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,402.61M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(3407)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Major Diversified
Full time employees: 32,821

Business summary

Asahi Kasei Corp. is a holding company which provides monitoring, planning, and strategic management to its subsidiaries and affiliates. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Chemicals, Fibers, Homes, Construction Materials, Electronics, Health Care, Critical Care, and Others. The Chemicals segment produces, processes, and sells chemicals and derivative products, polymers, and specialty products. The Fibers segment offers elastic polyurethane filament, cupro fiber, spunbond, artificial suede, nylon 66 filament, and other nonwoven fabrics. The Homes segment deals with order-built homes, real estate, remodeling, and mortgage financing operations. The Construction Materials segment consists of autoclaved aerated concrete panels, phenolic foam insulation panels, column base attachment systems, and other piling systems. The Electronics segment produces semiconductors, magnetic sensors, and electronic materials. The Health Care segment provides prescription drugs, diagnostic reagents, nutritional products, and medical devices. The Critical Care segment supplies defibrillators, automated cardiopulmonary resuscitation, temperature management system, and data solutions. The Others segment engages in plant and environmental engineering, research and analysis, and staffing operations. The company was founded on May 21, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,940.91B
Gross profit 606,344M
Operating income 165,203M
Income before tax 146,389M
Net income 91,754M
EBITDA 274,835M
Diluted EPS 65.69
Dividends per share 20
Total assets 2,211.72B
Total liabilities 1,154.33B
Total equity 1,041.90B
Operating cash flow 216,218M

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Revenue 16,162.93M
Gross profit 5,049.32M
Operating income 1,375.72M
Income before tax 1,219.05M
Net income 764.07M
EBITDA 2,288.68M
Diluted EPS 0.54
Dividends per share 0.16
Total assets 19,678.17M
Total liabilities 10,270.29M
Total equity 9,269.99M
Operating cash flow 1,800.55M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 11.58
ROA 4.34%
ROE 8.63%
Operating margin 8.51%
Profit margin 4.72%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Hideki Kobori
  • Executive Officer & GM-Production Technology: Naoki Okada
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Fuji Branch: Atsushi Nakamura
  • Representative Director: Yuji Kobayashi
  • Lead Executive Officer: Hiroshi Kobayashi

Share holders

  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(5.1%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)(2.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.9%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.5%)
  • Asahi Kasei Employee Stock Ownership Plan(2.5%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)(2.5%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Capital International KK(1.7%)


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  • Address: Jinbocho Mitsui Building, 1-105 Kanda Jinbocho, Tokyo, 101-8101, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3296.3000

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