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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 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit54,421M490.74M
Operating income18,672M168.37M
Income before tax23,499M211.90M
Net income14,987M135.14M
Diluted EPS253.202.28
Dividends Per Share900.81
Total Assets494,683M4,469.28M
Total liabilities248,521M2,245.29M
Total equity237,214M2,143.14M
Operating cash flow37,555M338.65M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 464,219M 406,598M 410,503M 454,754M 452,928M
Gross Profit 71,031M 67,501M 67,532M 64,991M 54,421M
Operating income 39,094M 35,067M 33,991M 30,948M 18,672M
Income before tax 41,816M 31,822M 36,735M 34,974M 23,499M
Net income 26,543M 21,826M 26,170M 24,694M 14,987M
EBITDA 55,168M 50,755M 50,288M 48,688M 37,809M
Diluted EPS 448.45 368.75 442.15 417.21 253.20
Dividends Per Share 90 90 90 90 90
Total Assets 379,193M 364,420M 404,604M 456,530M 494,683M
Total liabilities 183,544M 161,050M 176,779M 208,765M 248,521M
Total equity 187,121M 194,921M 219,303M 238,816M 237,214M
Operating cash flow 38,345M 45,751M 29,389M 11,125M 37,555M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 4,225.68M 3,385.93M 3,790.86M 4,103.07M 4,084.30M
Gross Profit 646.57M 562.11M 623.63M 586.38M 490.74M
Operating income 355.86M 292.01M 313.89M 279.23M 168.37M
Income before tax 380.64M 264.99M 339.23M 315.55M 211.90M
Net income 241.61M 181.75M 241.67M 222.80M 135.14M
EBITDA 502.18M 422.66M 464.39M 439.29M 340.94M
Diluted EPS 4.08 3.07 4.08 3.76 2.28
Dividends Per Share 0.81 0.74 0.83 0.81 0.81
Total Assets 3,161.91M 3,242.31M 3,631.01M 4,292.71M 4,469.28M
Total liabilities 1,530.48M 1,432.89M 1,586.45M 1,962.99M 2,245.29M
Total equity 1,560.31M 1,734.24M 1,968.07M 2,245.56M 2,143.14M
Operating cash flow 349.04M 380.99M 271.39M 100.37M 338.65M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin4.12%
Profit margin3.30%

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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Last Updated on 6 Dec, 2019

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