Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 154M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4021)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Agricultural
Full time employees: 2,371

Business summary

Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Functional Materials, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Wholesale Business, and Others. The Chemicals segment deals with fine and basic chemicals such as melamine, sulfuric and nitric acid, ammonia, epoxy compound for LED sealants, solder resist and painting, and flame retardant. The Functional Materials segment produces display, semiconductor, and inorganic materials. The Agrochemicals segment markets herbicides, insecticides, and fungicide. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers anti-cholesterol agent (LIVALO) and custom chemicals. The Wholesale Business segment handles chemical trading. The Others segment includes fertilizers, transportation, landscaping, and engineering. The company was founded by Jokichi Takamine, Eiichi Shibusawa, and Takashi Masuda in February 1887 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

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Revenue 176,894M
Gross profit 66,488M
Operating income 28,606M
Income before tax 28,360M
Net income 22,350M
EBITDA 38,290M
Diluted EPS 143.37
Dividends per share 44
Total assets 228,169M
Total liabilities 71,245M
Total equity 155,393M
Operating cash flow 29,989M

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Revenue 1,473.08M
Gross profit 553.67M
Operating income 238.21M
Income before tax 236.16M
Net income 186.11M
EBITDA 318.85M
Diluted EPS 1.19
Dividends per share 0.36
Total assets 2,030.06M
Total liabilities 633.88M
Total equity 1,382.56M
Operating cash flow 249.73M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 20.22
ROA 9.88%
ROE 14.64%
Operating margin 16.17%
Profit margin 12.63%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Kojiro Kinoshita
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Finance: Hironori Yoshida
  • Director & Vice President: Junichi Miyazaki
  • Executive Officer: Shuichiro Dobashi
  • Executive Officer: Takeshi Iwata

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(7.1%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund(4.9%)
  • FIL Investments (Japan) Ltd.(4.6%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(3.4%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group(3.1%)
  • Nissan Chemical Industries Business Association(2.5%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 3-7-1, Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0054, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3296.8111

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