Showa Denko K.K.


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Mar 28, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 149.71M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4004)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 10,561

Business summary

Showa Denko K.K. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Electronics, Inorganics, Aluminum, and Others. The Petrochemicals segment produces and merchandises olefins and organic chemicals. The Chemicals segment manufactures and sells functional polymers, industrial gases, basic and electronic chemicals. The Electronics segment covers hard disks, compound semiconductors, and rare earth magnetic alloys. The Inorganics segment deals with graphite electrodes and ceramics. The Aluminum segment manufactures and sells rolled, extruded, forged products, heat exchangers and beverage cans. The Others segment produces and sells electronics and advanced battery materials. The company was founded by Nobuteru Mori in December 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2015

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 780,958M
Gross profit 121,967M
Operating income 33,672M
Income before tax 6,239M
Net income 969M
EBITDA 77,245M
Diluted EPS 6.8
Dividends per share 30
Total assets 941,314M
Total liabilities 631,540M
Total equity 297,132M
Operating cash flow 62,418M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 6,450.74M
Gross profit 1,007.45M
Operating income 278.13M
Income before tax 51.53M
Net income 8.00M
EBITDA 638.04M
Diluted EPS 0.05
Dividends per share 0.24
Total assets 7,825.04M
Total liabilities 5,249.92M
Total equity 2,470.02M
Operating cash flow 515.57M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2015

PER 208.82
ROA 0.09%
ROE 0.32%
Operating margin 4.31%
Profit margin 0.12%

Key executive

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Kohei Morikawa
  • Executive Officer & Head-Production Technology: Taichi Nagai
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Ceramics Business: Motohiro Takeuchi
  • Executive Officer & Head-Aluminum Rolled Products: Kanji Takasaki
  • Executive Officer & Head-Global Business Strategy: Robert C. Whitten

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(6.3%)
  • Polaris Capital Management LLC(5.3%)
  • Showa Denko K.K.(4.5%)
  • Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co. (Investment Portfolio)(2.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.6%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(2.4%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(2.4%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Sompo Holdings, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(1.7%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 1-13-9 Shiba Daimon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 105-8518, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5470.3235

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