Ube Industries Ltd.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,062.00M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4208)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Major Diversified
Full time employees: 10,764

Business summary

Ube Industries Ltd. engages in the chemical, pharmaceutical, construction material, machinery and metal, and energy and environment businesses. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Cement and Construction Materials, Machinery, Energy and Environment, and Others. The Chemicals segment handles the manufacture and sale of caprolactam, nylon plastics, ammonia, industrial chemicals, and synthetic rubbers. The Pharmaceuticals segment deals with the manufacture and sale of proprietary drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and intermediates. The Cement and Construction Materials segment includes cement, ready-mix concrete, building materials, and resource recycling. The Machinery segment manages the manufacture and sale of molding machinery and industrial machinery. The Energy and Environment segment handles the sale and import of coal, call center operation, and power supply business. The Others segment consists of the development, sale, and brokerage of real estate properties as well as the sale of products overseas. The company was founded by Sukesaku Watanabe in June 1897 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 641,750M
Gross profit 121,709M
Operating income 41,261M
Income before tax 27,653M
Net income 19,111M
EBITDA 76,982M
Diluted EPS 18.01
Dividends per share 5
Total assets 679,783M
Total liabilities 389,203M
Total equity 267,159M
Operating cash flow 68,628M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 5,344.16M
Gross profit 1,013.52M
Operating income 343.60M
Income before tax 230.27M
Net income 159.14M
EBITDA 641.06M
Diluted EPS 0.15
Dividends per share 0.04
Total assets 6,048.16M
Total liabilities 3,462.81M
Total equity 2,376.96M
Operating cash flow 571.49M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 11.01
ROA 2.74%
ROE 7.19%
Operating margin 6.42%
Profit margin 2.97%

Key executive

  • President, Group CEO & Representative Director: Yuzuru Yamamoto
  • Group CFO & Manager-Business Administration: Masayuki Fujii
  • Executive Officer, GM-Research & Development: Morihisa Yokota
  • Group Chief Compliance Officer & Manager-HR: Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Executive Officer: Makoto Aikawa

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(5.9%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(3.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • BlackRock Advisors LLC(1.9%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.(1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.6%)


  • Website: http://www.ube-ind.co.jp
  • Address: 1978-96 Oaza Kogushi, Ube, 755-8633, Japan
  • Phone: +81.836.31.2111

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