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Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

  • 3,240.00 JPY
  • +40.00
  • +1.25%
  • Japan
    Mar 18, 2019
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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 Inorganic Materials, 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 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit102,437M924.25M
Operating income33,652M303.62M
Income before tax29,571M266.80M
Net income23,036M207.84M
Diluted EPS261.792.36
Dividends Per Share1050.94
Total Assets475,086M4,467.19M
Total liabilities232,302M2,184.31M
Total equity239,063M2,247.88M
Operating cash flow48,776M440.08M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 376,809M 383,978M 369,853M 362,647M 395,629M
Gross Profit 79,267M 83,928M 93,920M 91,307M 102,437M
Operating income 21,230M 24,047M 30,634M 25,845M 33,652M
Income before tax 20,322M 26,975M 25,174M 22,486M 29,571M
Net income 13,573M 19,021M 19,472M 18,145M 23,036M
EBITDA 43,484M 47,080M 53,876M 50,203M 58,250M
Diluted EPS 145.15 207.40 214.70 205.05 261.79
Dividends Per Share 50 62.50 65 70 105
Total Assets 431,347M 445,569M 443,864M 454,944M 475,086M
Total liabilities 241,831M 234,771M 227,793M 227,454M 232,302M
Total equity 187,658M 208,766M 211,735M 223,565M 239,063M
Operating cash flow 27,245M 35,557M 44,014M 39,557M 48,776M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 3,761.63M 3,495.26M 3,079.94M 3,348.92M 3,569.61M
Gross Profit 791.31M 763.97M 782.11M 843.19M 924.25M
Operating income 211.93M 218.89M 255.10M 238.67M 303.62M
Income before tax 202.87M 245.54M 209.63M 207.65M 266.80M
Net income 135.49M 173.14M 162.15M 167.56M 207.84M
EBITDA 434.09M 428.55M 448.65M 463.60M 525.56M
Diluted EPS 1.44 1.88 1.78 1.89 2.36
Dividends Per Share 0.49 0.56 0.54 0.64 0.94
Total Assets 4,188.44M 3,715.39M 3,949.14M 4,082.77M 4,467.19M
Total liabilities 2,348.21M 1,957.64M 2,026.71M 2,041.22M 2,184.31M
Total equity 1,822.18M 1,740.80M 1,883.84M 2,006.32M 2,247.88M
Operating cash flow 271.98M 323.66M 366.52M 365.29M 440.08M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin8.50%
Profit margin5.82%

Key executives

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Manabu Yamamoto
  • Director & Chief Scientific Officer: Norihiro Shimizu
  • Secretary, Director & Chief Compliance Officer: Kenji Nakano
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Mitsukuni Ayabe
  • Executive Officer & Senior Manager-Logistics: 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 18 Mar, 2019

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