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Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

  • 9,057.00 JPY
  • -114.00
  • -1.24%
  • Japan
    Mar 19, 2019
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Business Summary

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)/Chlor-Alkali Business, Silicone Business, Specialty Chemicals Business, Semiconductor Silicon Business, Electronics and Functional Materials Business, and Diversified Business. The PVC/Chlor-Alkali Business segment provides PVC, caustic soda, methanol, and chloromethane. The Silicone Business segment provides silicones. The Specialty Chemicals Business segment provides cellulose derivatives, silicon metal, polyvinyl alcohol, and synthetic pheromones. The Semiconductor Silicon Business segment provides silicon wafer products. The Electronics and Functional Materials Business segment provides rare earth magnets, coating materials, photomask blanks, oxide single crystals, and liquid fluoroelastomers. The Diversified Business segment includes processed plastics, international trading, engineering, ad information processing. The company was founded on September 16, 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit514,330M4,640.60M
Operating income336,823M3,039.02M
Income before tax340,308M3,070.47M
Net income266,236M2,402.14M
Diluted EPS624.105.63
Dividends Per Share1401.26
Total Assets2,908.32B27,346.75M
Total liabilities495,299M4,657.25M
Total equity2,351.76B22,113.46M
Operating cash flow332,776M3,002.51M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 1,165.81B 1,255.54B 1,279.80B 1,237.40B 1,441.43B
Gross Profit 315,389M 342,019M 384,248M 401,085M 514,330M
Operating income 173,809M 185,329M 208,525M 238,618M 336,823M
Income before tax 180,605M 198,025M 220,005M 242,133M 340,308M
Net income 113,617M 128,606M 148,840M 175,912M 266,236M
EBITDA 288,990M 282,247M 308,991M 331,705M 448,839M
Diluted EPS 267.07 301.98 349.42 412.83 624.10
Dividends Per Share 100 100 110 120 140
Total Assets 2,198.91B 2,452.30B 2,510.08B 2,655.63B 2,908.32B
Total liabilities 376,777M 439,595M 429,620M 465,551M 495,299M
Total equity 1,773.56B 1,960.46B 2,028.52B 2,132.98B 2,351.76B
Operating cash flow 259,734M 243,459M 281,643M 290,872M 332,776M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 11,638.22M 11,428.93M 10,657.57M 11,427.03M 13,005.50M
Gross Profit 3,148.49M 3,113.32M 3,199.81M 3,703.89M 4,640.60M
Operating income 1,735.11M 1,687.01M 1,736.48M 2,203.55M 3,039.02M
Income before tax 1,802.95M 1,802.57M 1,832.08M 2,236.01M 3,070.47M
Net income 1,134.22M 1,170.67M 1,239.46M 1,624.49M 2,402.14M
EBITDA 2,884.95M 2,569.23M 2,573.11M 3,063.18M 4,049.70M
Diluted EPS 2.66 2.74 2.90 3.81 5.63
Dividends Per Share 0.99 0.91 0.91 1.10 1.26
Total Assets 21,351.76M 20,448.66M 22,332.71M 23,832.32M 27,346.75M
Total liabilities 3,658.56M 3,665.58M 3,822.41M 4,177.96M 4,657.25M
Total equity 17,221.54M 16,347.45M 18,048.21M 19,141.93M 22,113.46M
Operating cash flow 2,592.89M 2,216.15M 2,345.37M 2,686.10M 3,002.51M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin23.36%
Profit margin18.47%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yasuhiko Saitoh
  • Vice Chairman & Head-Technology: Fumio Akiya
  • Senior MD, Manager-Research & Development: Toshinobu Ishihara
  • Senior Managing Director & GM-Silicone Business: Susumu Ueno
  • Director & Manager-Accounting: Toshiyuki Kasahara


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Asahi Seimei Ote-machi Building, 2-6-1 Ote-machi, Tokyo, 100-0004, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3246.5011

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