Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.


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Shares: 1,022.02M

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Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4183)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 13,447

Business summary

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of petrochemicals and industrial inorganic chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Functional Chemicals, Functional Polymeric Materials, Polyurethane, Basic Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Films and Sheets, and Others. The Functional Chemicals segment involves in fine chemical development in health-care materials such as vision-care, dental-care, and medical-care, as well as functional non-woven fabrics, catalysts for olefin polymerization and bio-method acryl amide catalysts. The Functional Polymeric Materials segment develops elastomers, performance compounds, and performance polymer resins for use in automobiles, electronic information materials, and the fields of lifestyle, industrial materials, environment, and energy. The Polyurethane segment produces functional products such as polyurethane foam materials and resins, acrylic resins, and amino resins for use in the automotive, information technology, energy, lifestyle-related, and industrial materials fields. The Basic Chemicals segment manufactures phenol and its derivative products, as well as develops industrial chemical business such as hydroquinone, purified terephthalic acid, and PET resin. The Petrochemicals segment includes functional propylene catalysts. The Films and Sheets segment fabricates products such as films and sheets in fields of lifestyle, industrial material, IT, and energy. The Others segment deals with other related businesses. The company was founded on October 1, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

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Revenue 1,343.89B
Gross profit 274,447M
Operating income 70,926M
Income before tax 41,302M
Net income 22,963M
EBITDA 119,566M
Diluted EPS 22.95
Dividends per share 8
Total assets 1,258.94B
Total liabilities 815,711M
Total equity 381,971M
Operating cash flow 145,913M

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Revenue 11,191.28M
Gross profit 2,285.45M
Operating income 590.63M
Income before tax 343.94M
Net income 191.22M
EBITDA 995.68M
Diluted EPS 0.19
Dividends per share 0.06
Total assets 11,201.10M
Total liabilities 7,257.53M
Total equity 3,398.46M
Operating cash flow 1,215.08M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 16.33
ROA 1.71%
ROE 5.82%
Operating margin 5.27%
Profit margin 1.70%

Key executive

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Tsutomu Tannowa
  • IR Contact, Head-Finance & Accounting: Yoshito Ito
  • Director, Head-Research & Development: Shigeru Isayama
  • Director & Managing Executive Officer: Hideki Matsuo
  • Executive Officer: Akihiro Ichimura

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(7.2%)
  • Toray Industries Pension Fund(3.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Pension Fund(1.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.4%)


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  • Address: Shiodome City Center, 5-2 Higashi-Shimbashi 1-chome, Tokyo, 105-7122, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6253.2225

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