Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.


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Apr 28, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 182.50M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4272)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 5,188

Business summary

Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Functional Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Safety Systems, and Other. The Functional Chemicals segment provides products in the environment and energy conservation fields based on dye and resin technology. The Pharmaceuticals segment centers on anti-cancer drugs and cancer related fields. The Safety Systems segment handles the improvement of automobile safety through applied explosive technologies that includes airbag inflators and gas generators. The Other segment deals with agrochemicals and real estate leasing. The company was founded by Jotaro Yamamoto, Naokichi Kaneko, and Soubei Mogi on June 5, 1916 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 162,922M
Gross profit 65,407M
Operating income 21,674M
Income before tax 25,148M
Net income 17,291M
EBITDA 33,115M
Diluted EPS 96.06
Dividends per share 25
Total assets 272,679M
Total liabilities 72,187M
Total equity 188,919M
Operating cash flow 19,603M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 1,356.73M
Gross profit 544.67M
Operating income 180.48M
Income before tax 209.41M
Net income 143.99M
EBITDA 275.76M
Diluted EPS 0.79
Dividends per share 0.20
Total assets 2,426.07M
Total liabilities 642.26M
Total equity 1,680.84M
Operating cash flow 163.24M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 11.84
ROA 6.43%
ROE 9.20%
Operating margin 13.30%
Profit margin 10.61%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Masanobu Suzuki
  • Director & General Manager-Research & Development: Tatsuya Numa
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Ryouichi Araki
  • Executive Officer: Yuh-ichiro Ichikawa
  • Executive Officer: Takao Onuki

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(5.7%)
  • Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.(5.1%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.2%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.1%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.9%)
  • Nippon Kayaku Kayabe Star Club Business Association(2.9%)
  • National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperatives(2.8%)
  • Mebuki Financial Group, Inc.(2.7%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(2.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Meiji Yasuda Seimei Bldg 19th-20th/F, 2-1-1 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 102-0005, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6731.5200

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