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Process Industries

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Business Summary

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. manufactures and sells petrochemicals and industrial inorganic chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Mobility, Healthcare, Food and Packaging, Base Material, and Others. The Mobility segment covers the new product development support business (solution business) for elastomers, functional compounds, functional polymers, polypropylene compounds, automobiles and other industrial products. The Healthcare segment includes vision care material, non-woven fabric, dental material, and personal care material. The Food and Packaging segment handles the coating and functional materials, functional films and sheets, and agricultural chemicals. The Base Material segment covers the ethylene, propylene, polyethylene, polypropylene, catalysts, phenols, high-purity terephthalic acid, PET resins, polyurethane materials, and industrial chemicals. The Others segment comprises of other related businesses. The company was founded on July 1, 1955 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit293,842M2,770.59M
Operating income79,297M747.67M
Income before tax68,254M643.55M
Net income57,873M545.67M
Diluted EPS298.002.80
Dividends Per Share1000.94
Total Assets1,558.12B14,100.67M
Total liabilities875,968M7,927.31M
Total equity607,921M5,501.54M
Operating cash flow174,323M1,643.66M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 1,212.28B 1,328.52B 1,482.90B 1,349.52B 1,211.72B
Gross Profit 293,014M 309,366M 316,332M 298,383M 293,842M
Operating income 100,779M 103,491M 93,427M 69,088M 79,297M
Income before tax 85,772M 94,208M 105,297M 56,312M 68,254M
Net income 64,839M 71,585M 76,115M 33,970M 57,873M
EBITDA 144,836M 149,145M 142,931M 145,097M 155,918M
Diluted EPS 324.05 358.37 385.59 174.51 298.00
Dividends Per Share 70 90 100 100 100
Total Assets 1,325.52B 1,431.30B 1,501.07B 1,530.51B 1,558.12B
Total liabilities 810,890M 844,087M 869,335M 920,808M 875,968M
Total equity 449,692M 511,586M 551,915M 529,220M 607,921M
Operating cash flow 100,440M 82,660M 109,492M 142,232M 174,323M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 11,195.03M 11,986.79M 13,372.23M 12,412.16M 11,425.17M
Gross Profit 2,705.88M 2,791.29M 2,852.54M 2,744.36M 2,770.59M
Operating income 930.66M 933.76M 842.48M 635.43M 747.67M
Income before tax 792.07M 850.00M 949.52M 517.92M 643.55M
Net income 598.76M 645.88M 686.37M 312.43M 545.67M
EBITDA 1,337.51M 1,345.68M 1,288.88M 1,334.52M 1,470.12M
Diluted EPS 2.99 3.23 3.47 1.60 2.80
Dividends Per Share 0.64 0.81 0.90 0.91 0.94
Total Assets 11,895.58M 13,458.47M 13,561.67M 14,177.34M 14,100.67M
Total liabilities 7,277.12M 7,936.87M 7,854.13M 8,529.55M 7,927.31M
Total equity 4,035.64M 4,810.39M 4,986.35M 4,902.22M 5,501.54M
Operating cash flow 927.53M 745.81M 987.35M 1,308.17M 1,643.66M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin6.54%
Profit margin4.77%

Key executives

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Osamu Hashimoto
  • Representative Director & Chief Technology Officer: Hideki Matsuo
  • Executive Officer: Yasunori Nishiyama
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Internal Control: Hiroshi Nishio
  • Director & Managing Executive Officer: Hajime Nakajima


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  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.5%)
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  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (1.6%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Pension Fund (1.6%)

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 15 Oct, 2021

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