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Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

  • 4,380.00 JPY
  • -25.00
  • -0.57%
  • Japan
    Oct 19, 2018
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Business Summary

AGC, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of glass, electronic materials, and chemicals. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Glass, Electronics, and Chemicals. The Glass segment provides security glass, fire-resistant glass, heat insulating glass, and automotive glass. The Electronics segment offers glass for display panels, optical thin film products, opto-electronic materials, synthetic quartz products, semiconductor components, and lighting products. The Chemicals segment deals with chlor-alkali and urethane products, water and oil repellents, solvents, gases, and specialty chemicals. The company was founded by Toshiya Iwasaki on September 8, 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 JPYUSD
Gross Profit402,463M3,589.13M
Operating income118,921M1,060.52M
Income before tax114,424M1,020.42M
Net income69,226M617.35M
Diluted EPS300.652.68
Dividends Per Share1050.93
Total Assets2,228.56B19,783.04M
Total liabilities938,662M8,332.55M
Total equity1,184.03B10,510.74M
Operating cash flow203,504M1,814.83M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 1,320.00B 1,348.30B 1,326.29B 1,282.57B 1,463.53B
Gross Profit 348,975M 331,829M 333,565M 349,012M 402,463M
Operating income 78,887M 59,534M 68,815M 94,543M 118,921M
Income before tax 44,381M 41,163M 82,165M 65,748M 114,424M
Net income 16,139M 15,913M 42,906M 47,439M 69,226M
EBITDA 214,638M 196,733M 206,196M 216,346M 247,147M
Diluted EPS 68.65 67.90 184.85 204.25 300.65
Dividends Per Share 90 90 90 90 105
Total Assets 2,120.62B 2,077.33B 1,991.26B 1,981.45B 2,228.56B
Total liabilities 975,484M 896,848M 827,495M 812,704M 938,662M
Total equity 1,087.21B 1,113.12B 1,094.17B 1,095.43B 1,184.03B
Operating cash flow 167,371M 135,790M 187,170M 203,637M 203,504M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 13,521.31M 12,737.91M 10,955.23M 11,803.63M 13,051.67M
Gross Profit 3,574.68M 3,134.89M 2,755.25M 3,211.99M 3,589.13M
Operating income 808.06M 562.43M 568.41M 870.08M 1,060.52M
Income before tax 454.61M 388.88M 678.68M 605.08M 1,020.42M
Net income 165.31M 150.33M 354.40M 436.58M 617.35M
EBITDA 2,198.61M 1,858.60M 1,703.18M 1,991.05M 2,204.03M
Diluted EPS 0.70 0.64 1.52 1.87 2.68
Dividends Per Share 0.92 0.85 0.74 0.82 0.93
Total Assets 20,176.28M 17,326.31M 16,553.15M 16,988.47M 19,783.04M
Total liabilities 9,281.04M 7,480.27M 6,878.88M 6,967.92M 8,332.55M
Total equity 10,344.09M 9,284.17M 9,095.74M 9,392.01M 10,510.74M
Operating cash flow 1,714.44M 1,282.85M 1,546.03M 1,874.09M 1,814.83M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin8.12%
Profit margin4.73%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Takuya Shimamura
  • Chief Financial Officer & Representative Director: Shinji Miyaji
  • Representative Director, CTO & GM-Technology: Yoshinori Hirai
  • Executive Officer: Kimikazu Ichikawa
  • Executive Officer & General Manager-Asia: Masahiro Takeda


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  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.5%)
  • Asahi Glass Foundation (2.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.0%)
  • Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Asahi Glass Business Association (1.8%)
  • Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (1.7%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Shin-Marunouchi Building, 1-5-1 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-8405, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3218.5741

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Last Updated on 19 Oct, 2018

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