Tosoh Corp.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 650.16M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4042)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 12,037

Business summary

Tosoh Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of basic chemicals, petrochemicals, fine chemicals, and specialty products. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals, Chlor-alkali, Specialty, Engineering, and Others. The Petrochemical segment offers olefins and polymers. The Chlor-alkali provides caustic soda, vinyl chloride monomer, polyvinyl chloride, high-performance polyurethane, organic chemicals, urethane raw materials, and cement. The Specialty segment handles inorganic or organic fine product, measurement and diagnostic products, electronic materials that include quartz glass and sputtering target. The Engineering segment deals with water treatment equipment and construction. The Others segment manages transportation and warehousing, inspection and analysis, and information processing businesses. The company was founded on February 11, 1935 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 753,736M
Gross profit 169,074M
Operating income 69,444M
Income before tax 61,928M
Net income 39,675M
EBITDA 104,213M
Diluted EPS 62.51
Dividends per share 14
Total assets 734,770M
Total liabilities 361,046M
Total equity 340,463M
Operating cash flow 99,884M

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Revenue 6,276.72M
Gross profit 1,407.96M
Operating income 578.29M
Income before tax 515.70M
Net income 330.39M
EBITDA 867.83M
Diluted EPS 0.52
Dividends per share 0.11
Total assets 6,537.39M
Total liabilities 3,212.29M
Total equity 3,029.16M
Operating cash flow 831.78M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 7.55
ROA 5.29%
ROE 12.60%
Operating margin 9.21%
Profit margin 5.26%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Toshinori Yamamoto
  • Director & Manager-Business Administration: Koji Kawamoto
  • Director & Manager-Engineering Sector: Keiichiro Nishizawa
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Technology Center: Kei Hironaga
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Personnel: Yutaka Nakamura

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(7.8%)
  • MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.(3.9%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(3.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc.(2.3%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.0%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Yamaguchi Financial Group, Inc.(1.5%)


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  • Address: 4560 Kaisei-cho, Shunan, 746-8501, Japan
  • Phone: +81.834.63.9800

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