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Process Industries

Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.

Business Summary

Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Toiletries and Health Care; Petroleum and Automotives; Plastics and Textiles; Information and Electronics; and Environmental Protection, Construction, and Others. The Toiletries and Health Care segment manufactures and supplies surfactants for detergents, cleaning agents, and toiletries; pharmaceutical additives; and superabsorbent polymers. The Petroleum and Automotives segment develops and distributes thermoplastic polyurethane beads (TUB) for the interior parts of automobiles, raw materials for polyurethane foams, and lubricating oil additives. The Plastics and Textiles segment offers permanent antistatic agents, and carbon fiber and fiberglass agents. The Information and Electronics segment includes polymerization toners, toner binders, and electrolytes for aluminum electrolytic capacitors. The Environmental Protection, Construction, and Others segment manufactures and distributes polymer flocculants for wastewater treatment, and polyurethane insulation raw materials. The company was founded on November 1, 1949 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit34,286M305.10M
Operating income11,869M105.62M
Income before tax10,734M95.52M
Net income6,699M59.61M
Diluted EPS303.752.70
Dividends Per Share1701.51
Total Assets200,194M1,649.38M
Total liabilities53,159M437.97M
Total equity144,480M1,190.36M
Operating cash flow11,328M100.80M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 161,692M 161,599M 155,503M 144,757M 162,526M
Gross Profit 33,669M 35,012M 34,354M 33,020M 34,286M
Operating income 11,999M 12,921M 12,439M 11,932M 11,869M
Income before tax 12,144M 7,541M 11,008M 10,638M 10,734M
Net income 9,273M 5,345M 7,669M 7,282M 6,699M
EBITDA 20,512M 22,222M 21,598M 21,610M 21,531M
Diluted EPS 420.57 242.45 347.84 330.32 303.75
Dividends Per Share 110 125 140 150 170
Total Assets 199,179M 193,630M 178,873M 195,723M 200,194M
Total liabilities 62,907M 61,006M 48,773M 52,769M 53,159M
Total equity 130,100M 129,372M 127,635M 140,474M 144,480M
Operating cash flow 15,710M 14,603M 17,232M 22,300M 11,328M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,458.88M 1,457.22M 1,430.23M 1,364.89M 1,446.31M
Gross Profit 303.78M 315.72M 315.96M 311.34M 305.10M
Operating income 108.26M 116.51M 114.40M 112.50M 105.62M
Income before tax 109.57M 68.00M 101.24M 100.30M 95.52M
Net income 83.66M 48.19M 70.53M 68.66M 59.61M
EBITDA 185.07M 200.38M 198.64M 203.75M 191.60M
Diluted EPS 3.79 2.18 3.19 3.11 2.70
Dividends Per Share 0.99 1.12 1.28 1.41 1.51
Total Assets 1,872.86M 1,749.37M 1,656.92M 1,771.24M 1,649.38M
Total liabilities 591.50M 551.16M 451.79M 477.54M 437.97M
Total equity 1,223.31M 1,168.83M 1,182.29M 1,271.25M 1,190.36M
Operating cash flow 141.74M 131.68M 158.49M 210.26M 100.80M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin7.30%
Profit margin4.12%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Akinori Higuchi
  • Director, Executive Officer & GM-Operations: Masaya Yamamoto
  • Director & Executive Officer: Hiroyuki Shimominami
  • Executive Officer: Keiji Tanaka
  • Director, GM-Biomedical Business & Head-Sales I: Hideya Narutaki


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 27 Jun, 2022

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