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Process Industries

Denka Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Denka Co., Ltd. engages in the chemical manufacturing business that includes organic, inorganic, and electronic materials, processed resin products, and pharmaceuticals. It operates through the following segments: Elastomers and Performance Plastics, Infrastructure and Social Solutions, Electronics and Innovative Products, Living and Environment Products, Life Innovation and Others. The Elastomers and Performance Plastics segment offers styrene-based resins, chemical products and acetylene-based organic chemicals. The Infrastructure and Social Solutions segment offers fertilizers, inorganic chemicals, cement, and special cement additives. The Electronics and Innovative Products segment handles thermal emission components, fused silica filler, ceramic moldings, and electronic component transfer materials. The Living and Environment Products segment deals with food packaging materials, electrical insulation tape, plastic rain gutters, and join function improvement agent. The Life Innovation division provides influenza vaccines, diagnostic reagents, and macromolecular sodium hyaluronate preparations. The Others segment handles plant engineering and trading businesses. The company was founded by Tsuneichi Fujiyama on May 1, 1915 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit102,430M965.79M
Operating income34,731M327.47M
Income before tax29,052M273.92M
Net income22,784M214.82M
Diluted EPS264.232.49
Dividends Per Share1251.17
Total Assets526,035M4,760.49M
Total liabilities255,995M2,316.69M
Total equity267,448M2,420.34M
Operating cash flow40,610M382.90M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 362,647M 395,629M 413,128M 380,803M 354,391M
Gross Profit 91,307M 102,437M 104,865M 101,750M 102,430M
Operating income 25,845M 33,652M 34,229M 31,588M 34,731M
Income before tax 22,486M 29,571M 32,392M 29,011M 29,052M
Net income 18,145M 23,036M 25,045M 22,702M 22,784M
EBITDA 50,203M 58,250M 57,174M 54,070M 57,642M
Diluted EPS 205.05 261.79 286.17 262.61 264.23
Dividends Per Share 70 105 120 125 125
Total Assets 454,944M 473,799M 483,827M 501,448M 526,035M
Total liabilities 227,454M 231,015M 233,343M 247,431M 255,995M
Total equity 223,565M 239,063M 246,861M 250,720M 267,448M
Operating cash flow 39,557M 48,776M 32,660M 41,954M 40,610M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 3,348.92M 3,569.61M 3,725.40M 3,502.41M 3,341.50M
Gross Profit 843.19M 924.25M 945.62M 935.84M 965.79M
Operating income 238.67M 303.62M 308.66M 290.52M 327.47M
Income before tax 207.65M 266.80M 292.09M 266.82M 273.92M
Net income 167.56M 207.84M 225.84M 208.80M 214.82M
EBITDA 463.60M 525.56M 515.57M 497.30M 543.49M
Diluted EPS 1.89 2.36 2.58 2.41 2.49
Dividends Per Share 0.64 0.94 1.08 1.14 1.17
Total Assets 4,082.77M 4,455.09M 4,371.20M 4,644.97M 4,760.49M
Total liabilities 2,041.22M 2,172.21M 2,108.17M 2,291.98M 2,316.69M
Total equity 2,006.32M 2,247.88M 2,230.30M 2,322.44M 2,420.34M
Operating cash flow 365.29M 440.08M 294.51M 385.86M 382.90M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin9.80%
Profit margin6.42%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Manabu Yamamoto
  • Director & Chief Scientific Officer: Norihiro Shimizu
  • Director & Head-Engineering: Masaharu Suzuki
  • Director, Head-Investor & Public Relations: Toshio Imai
  • Managing Executive Officer: Tetsuya Shinmura


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, 2-1-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Tokyo, 103-8338, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5290.5055

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Last Updated on 17 Sep, 2021

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