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Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

  • 2,570.00 JPY
  • -25.00
  • -0.96%
  • Japan
    Jul 12, 2019
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Business Summary

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. manufactures and sells petrochemicals and industrial inorganic chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Functional Chemicals, Functional Polymeric Materials, Polyurethane, Basic Chemicals, Petrochemicals and Films & Sheets. The Functional Chemicals segment engages in fine chemical development used in health-care materials such as vision-care, dental-care, and medical-care, as well as functional non-woven fabrics, catalysts for olefin polymerization and bio-method acryl amide catalysts. The Functional Polymeric Materials segment develops elastomers, performance compounds, and performance polymer resins which are used in automobiles, electronic information materials, and the fields of lifestyle, industrial materials, environment, and energy. The Polyurethane segment produces functional products such as polyurethane foam materials and resins, acrylic resins, and amino resins for use in the automotive, information technology, energy, lifestyle-related, and industrial materials fields. The Basic Chemicals segment manufactures phenol and its derivative products, as well as develops industrial chemical business such as hydroquinone, purified terephthalic acid, and PET resin. The Petrochemicals segment manufactures functional propylene catalysts. The Films & Sheets segment fabricates products such as films and sheets used in the fields of lifestyle, industrial material, IT, and energy. The company was founded on July 1, 1955 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit316,332M2,852.54M
Operating income93,427M842.48M
Income before tax105,297M949.52M
Net income76,115M686.37M
Diluted EPS385.593.47
Dividends Per Share1000.90
Total Assets1,501.07B13,561.67M
Total liabilities869,335M7,854.13M
Total equity551,915M4,986.35M
Operating cash flow109,492M987.35M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 1,550.07B 1,343.89B 1,212.28B 1,328.52B 1,482.90B
Gross Profit 241,611M 274,447M 293,014M 309,366M 316,332M
Operating income 42,040M 70,926M 100,779M 103,491M 93,427M
Income before tax 35,840M 41,302M 85,772M 94,208M 105,297M
Net income 17,261M 22,963M 64,839M 71,585M 76,115M
EBITDA 90,291M 119,566M 144,836M 149,145M 142,931M
Diluted EPS 86.20 114.75 324.05 358.37 385.59
Dividends Per Share 25 40 70 90 100
Total Assets 1,411.79B 1,258.94B 1,325.52B 1,431.30B 1,501.07B
Total liabilities 940,491M 815,711M 810,890M 844,087M 869,335M
Total equity 406,235M 381,971M 449,692M 511,586M 551,915M
Operating cash flow 58,287M 145,913M 100,440M 82,660M 109,492M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 14,110.00M 11,191.28M 11,195.03M 11,986.79M 13,372.23M
Gross Profit 2,199.33M 2,285.45M 2,705.88M 2,791.29M 2,852.54M
Operating income 382.68M 590.63M 930.66M 933.76M 842.48M
Income before tax 326.24M 343.94M 792.07M 850.00M 949.52M
Net income 157.12M 191.22M 598.76M 645.88M 686.37M
EBITDA 821.89M 995.68M 1,337.51M 1,345.68M 1,288.88M
Diluted EPS 0.78 0.95 2.99 3.23 3.47
Dividends Per Share 0.22 0.33 0.64 0.81 0.90
Total Assets 11,772.27M 11,201.10M 11,895.58M 13,458.47M 13,561.67M
Total liabilities 7,842.32M 7,257.53M 7,277.12M 7,936.87M 7,854.13M
Total equity 3,387.40M 3,398.46M 4,035.64M 4,810.39M 4,986.35M
Operating cash flow 530.57M 1,215.08M 927.53M 745.81M 987.35M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin6.30%
Profit margin5.13%

Key executives

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Tsutomu Tannowa
  • CFO, Director, Head-Accounting & Legal Affairs: Masaharu Kubo
  • Representative Director & Chief Technology Officer: Hideki Matsuo
  • Director & Executive Officer: Shigeru Isayama
  • Executive Officer: Yasunori Nishiyama


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  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.7%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (1.6%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Pension Fund (1.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Shiodome City Center, 1-5-2 Higashi-Shimbashi, Tokyo, 105-7122, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6253.2225

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Last Updated on 12 Jul, 2019

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