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Non-Energy Minerals


Business Summary

DOWA HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. engages in the management of its group companies involved in recycling, mining, and smelting. It operates through the following segments: Environmental Management and Recycling, Nonferrous Metals, Electronic Materials, Metal Processing, Heat Treatment, and Others. The Environmental Management and Recycling segment covers waste disposal, resource recycling, soil remediation, and logistics. The Nonferrous Metals segment includes copper, zinc, lead, gold, silver, zinc alloys, platinum, palladium, rhodium, indium, sulfuric acid, tin, antimony, and other materials. The Electronic Materials segment manufactures and sells pure metal materials, compound semiconductor wafers, light emitting diode (LED), conductive materials, battery materials, magnetic materials, and reduced iron powder. The Metal Processing segment provides brass and copper alloy strips, electroplated products, brass rods, and circuit boards, The Heat Treatment segment deals with the manufacture, sale, and maintenance of equipment and metallic materials for heat treatment and surface treatment processing. The Others segment handles real estate leasing, plant construction, civil engineering, general construction works, office administration, and technology development support services. The company was founded on September 18, 1884 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit74,105M698.72M
Operating income37,455M353.15M
Income before tax38,860M366.40M
Net income21,825M205.78M
Diluted EPS368.443.47
Dividends Per Share950.89
Total Assets598,471M5,416.02M
Total liabilities321,753M2,911.79M
Total equity265,705M2,404.57M
Operating cash flow-3,088M-29.11M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 410,503M 454,754M 452,928M 485,130M 588,003M
Gross Profit 67,532M 64,991M 54,421M 61,792M 74,105M
Operating income 33,991M 30,948M 18,672M 25,956M 37,455M
Income before tax 36,735M 34,974M 23,499M 28,762M 38,860M
Net income 26,170M 24,694M 14,987M 17,396M 21,825M
EBITDA 50,288M 48,688M 37,809M 45,729M 57,980M
Diluted EPS 442.15 417.21 253.20 293.91 368.44
Dividends Per Share 90 90 90 90 95
Total Assets 404,604M 456,530M 494,683M 512,495M 598,471M
Total liabilities 176,779M 208,765M 248,521M 254,253M 321,753M
Total equity 219,303M 238,816M 237,214M 248,047M 265,705M
Operating cash flow 29,389M 11,125M 37,555M 55,113M -3,088M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 3,790.86M 4,103.07M 4,084.30M 4,461.95M 5,544.19M
Gross Profit 623.63M 586.38M 490.74M 568.32M 698.72M
Operating income 313.89M 279.23M 168.37M 238.72M 353.15M
Income before tax 339.23M 315.55M 211.90M 264.53M 366.40M
Net income 241.67M 222.80M 135.14M 159.99M 205.78M
EBITDA 464.39M 439.29M 340.94M 420.59M 546.68M
Diluted EPS 4.08 3.76 2.28 2.70 3.47
Dividends Per Share 0.83 0.81 0.81 0.82 0.89
Total Assets 3,631.01M 4,292.71M 4,469.28M 4,747.30M 5,416.02M
Total liabilities 1,586.45M 1,962.99M 2,245.29M 2,355.17M 2,911.79M
Total equity 1,968.07M 2,245.56M 2,143.14M 2,297.68M 2,404.57M
Operating cash flow 271.39M 100.37M 338.65M 506.89M -29.11M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin6.36%
Profit margin3.71%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Akira Sekiguchi
  • Manager-Accounting & Finance: Hiroshi Kanaya
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Information Systems: Eiichi Wakabayashi
  • Auditor: Katsuya Yukitake


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Akihabara UDX Building, 22/F, 4-14-1 Sotokanda, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6847.1106

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