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Electronic Technology

JSR Corp.

Business Summary

JSR Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of synthetic rubber and fine chemical materials. It operates through the following segments: Elastomers, Synthetic Resin, Digital Solution, Life Science and Others. The Elastomers segment produces and merchandises general purpose synthetic rubber for automobile tires, special high performance rubber for automotive components, thermoplastic elastomers for plastic enhancements, and emulsion for paper coating. The Synthetic Resin segment manufactures and sells Acrylonitrile, Butadiene, and Styrene (ABS) plastic for office automation equipment and amusement application. The Digital Solution segment produces and markets semiconductor, display, and optical materials. The Life Science segment handles diagnostics, research reagents and related materials, and bio process manufacturing and development consignment. The Others segment covers lithium ion capacitor business. The company was founded on December 8, 1948 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit121,834M1,084.19M
Operating income38,730M344.65M
Income before tax45,358M403.63M
Net income35,015M311.59M
Diluted EPS173.251.54
Dividends Per Share700.62
Total Assets809,371M6,668.35M
Total liabilities394,632M3,251.34M
Total equity376,011M3,097.92M
Operating cash flow18,271M162.59M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 421,930M 495,354M 471,967M 312,000M 340,997M
Gross Profit 127,814M 143,686M 136,108M 111,031M 121,834M
Operating income 43,173M 45,393M 36,396M 38,603M 38,730M
Income before tax 46,206M 46,408M 32,629M 33,979M 45,358M
Net income 33,230M 32,953M 22,352M 24,696M 35,015M
EBITDA 60,146M 67,634M 62,755M 68,080M 61,212M
Diluted EPS 148.89 140.27 104.18 -256.72 173.25
Dividends Per Share 50 60 60 60 70
Total Assets 647,699M 691,435M 677,713M 672,773M 809,371M
Total liabilities 236,083M 251,076M 240,303M 302,038M 394,632M
Total equity 393,499M 401,998M 396,793M 333,995M 376,011M
Operating cash flow 43,596M 30,940M 54,228M 70,403M 18,271M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 3,806.91M 4,466.88M 4,340.89M 2,941.80M 3,034.51M
Gross Profit 1,153.21M 1,295.69M 1,251.84M 1,046.89M 1,084.19M
Operating income 389.53M 409.33M 334.75M 363.98M 344.65M
Income before tax 416.89M 418.48M 300.10M 320.38M 403.63M
Net income 299.82M 297.15M 205.58M 232.85M 311.59M
EBITDA 542.67M 609.89M 577.18M 641.91M 544.72M
Diluted EPS 1.34 1.26 0.95 -2.42 1.54
Dividends Per Share 0.45 0.54 0.55 0.56 0.62
Total Assets 6,090.25M 6,246.87M 6,277.73M 6,088.44M 6,668.35M
Total liabilities 2,219.86M 2,268.38M 2,225.95M 2,733.37M 3,251.34M
Total equity 3,700.03M 3,631.91M 3,675.54M 3,022.57M 3,097.92M
Operating cash flow 393.35M 279.00M 498.75M 663.81M 162.59M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin11.35%
Profit margin10.26%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director: Eric R. Johnson
  • President, COO & Representative Director: Nobuo Kawahashi
  • Compliance Manager & Head-Legal: Makoto Doi
  • Executive Officer & Head-Secretariat: Yasufumi Fujii
  • Senior Executive Officer: Kazumasa Yamawaki


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Shiodome Sumitomo Building, 22/F, 1-9-2 Higashi-Shinbashi, Tokyo, 105-0021, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6218.3500

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Last Updated on 5 Dec, 2022

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