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Process Industries

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

  • 2,624.00 JPY
  • -45.00
  • -1.69%
  • Japan
    Oct 19, 2018
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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 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit309,366M2,791.29M
Operating income103,491M933.76M
Income before tax94,208M850.00M
Net income71,585M645.88M
Diluted EPS358.383.23
Dividends Per Share900.81
Total Assets1,444.10B13,578.78M
Total liabilities857,500M8,062.99M
Total equity511,124M4,806.05M
Operating cash flow82,660M745.81M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 1,566.04B 1,550.07B 1,343.89B 1,212.28B 1,328.52B
Gross Profit 212,693M 241,611M 274,447M 293,014M 309,366M
Operating income 24,899M 42,040M 70,926M 100,779M 103,491M
Income before tax -10,538M 35,840M 41,302M 85,772M 94,208M
Net income -25,138M 17,261M 22,963M 64,839M 71,585M
EBITDA 73,042M 90,291M 119,566M 144,836M 149,145M
Diluted EPS -125.50 86.20 114.75 324.05 358.38
Dividends Per Share 15 25 40 70 90
Total Assets 1,432.16B 1,411.79B 1,258.94B 1,325.52B 1,444.10B
Total liabilities 1,022.51B 940,491M 815,711M 810,890M 857,500M
Total equity 352,843M 406,235M 381,971M 449,692M 511,124M
Operating cash flow 43,476M 58,287M 145,913M 100,440M 82,660M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 15,633.64M 14,110.00M 11,191.28M 11,195.03M 11,986.79M
Gross Profit 2,123.28M 2,199.33M 2,285.45M 2,705.88M 2,791.29M
Operating income 248.56M 382.68M 590.63M 930.66M 933.76M
Income before tax -105.19M 326.24M 343.94M 792.07M 850.00M
Net income -250.94M 157.12M 191.22M 598.76M 645.88M
EBITDA 729.16M 821.89M 995.68M 1,337.51M 1,345.68M
Diluted EPS -1.25 0.78 0.95 2.99 3.23
Dividends Per Share 0.14 0.22 0.33 0.64 0.81
Total Assets 13,906.51M 11,772.27M 11,201.10M 11,895.58M 13,578.78M
Total liabilities 9,928.77M 7,842.32M 7,257.53M 7,277.12M 8,062.99M
Total equity 3,426.15M 3,387.40M 3,398.46M 4,035.64M 4,806.05M
Operating cash flow 434.01M 530.57M 1,215.08M 927.53M 745.81M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin7.78%
Profit margin5.38%

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


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (7.2%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.4%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.8%)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (2.8%)
  • Toray Industries, Inc. (2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (2.1%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.7%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (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 19 Oct, 2018

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