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Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.

  • 6,110.00 JPY
  • -40.00
  • -0.65%
  • Japan
    Dec 17, 2018
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Business Summary

Nissan Chemical Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Functional Materials, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Wholesale Business, and Others. The Chemicals segment deals with fine and basic chemicals such as melamine, sulfuric and nitric acid, ammonia, epoxy compound for LED sealants, solder resist and painting, and flame retardant. The Functional Materials segment produces display, semiconductor, and inorganic materials. The Agrochemicals segment markets herbicides, insecticides, and fungicide. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers anti-cholesterol agent (LIVALO) and custom chemicals. The Wholesale Business segment handles chemical trading. The Others segment includes fertilizers, transportation, landscaping, and engineering. The company was founded by Jokichi Takamine, Eiichi Shibusawa, and Takashi Masuda in February 1887 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit76,245M687.93M
Operating income34,989M315.69M
Income before tax36,235M326.93M
Net income27,143M244.90M
Diluted EPS180.291.62
Dividends Per Share680.61
Total Assets249,043M2,341.72M
Total liabilities72,677M683.37M
Total equity174,586M1,641.61M
Operating cash flow37,691M340.07M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 163,658M 171,206M 176,894M 180,289M 193,389M
Gross Profit 66,576M 61,345M 66,488M 70,615M 76,245M
Operating income 22,246M 25,347M 28,606M 31,439M 34,989M
Income before tax 23,723M 25,296M 28,360M 31,713M 36,235M
Net income 16,701M 18,199M 22,350M 24,026M 27,143M
EBITDA 30,761M 33,799M 38,290M 40,328M 45,499M
Diluted EPS 102.11 113.99 143.37 156.97 180.29
Dividends Per Share 30 36 44 52 68
Total Assets 207,999M 223,854M 228,169M 231,748M 249,043M
Total liabilities 70,177M 72,591M 71,245M 68,039M 72,677M
Total equity 136,553M 149,782M 155,393M 162,041M 174,586M
Operating cash flow 23,759M 20,452M 29,989M 32,491M 37,691M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 1,633.77M 1,558.45M 1,473.08M 1,664.91M 1,744.87M
Gross Profit 664.62M 558.41M 553.67M 652.10M 687.93M
Operating income 222.07M 230.72M 238.21M 290.32M 315.69M
Income before tax 236.82M 230.26M 236.16M 292.85M 326.93M
Net income 166.72M 165.66M 186.11M 221.87M 244.90M
EBITDA 307.08M 307.66M 318.85M 372.41M 410.52M
Diluted EPS 1.01 1.03 1.19 1.44 1.62
Dividends Per Share 0.29 0.32 0.36 0.48 0.61
Total Assets 2,019.70M 1,866.61M 2,030.06M 2,079.76M 2,341.72M
Total liabilities 681.42M 605.30M 633.88M 610.59M 683.37M
Total equity 1,325.95M 1,248.96M 1,382.56M 1,454.19M 1,641.61M
Operating cash flow 237.18M 186.17M 249.73M 300.04M 340.07M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin18.09%
Profit margin14.03%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kojiro Kinoshita
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Finance: Hironori Yoshida
  • Director & Vice President: Junichi Miyazaki
  • Executive Officer: Shuichiro Dobashi
  • Executive Officer: Takeshi Iwata


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Nihonbashi Takashimaya Building, 18th & 19th floor, Tokyo, 103-6119, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.4463.8111

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Last Updated on 17 Dec, 2018

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