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Showa Denko K.K.

  • 2,681.00 JPY
  • +19.00
  • +0.71%
  • Japan
    Aug 21, 2019
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Business Summary

Showa Denko K.K. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Electronics, Inorganics, Aluminum, and Others. The Petrochemicals segment produces and merchandises olefins and organic chemicals. The Chemicals segment manufactures and sells functional polymers, industrial gases, and basic chemicals. The Electronics segment covers hard disks, compound semiconductors, rare earth magnetic alloys, and lithium ion battery materials. The Inorganics segment deals with graphite electrodes and ceramics. The Aluminum segment manufactures and sells rolled aluminum products, aluminum specialty components, and beverage cans. The Others segment produces and sells silicon carbide epitaxial wafers and building materials. The company was founded by Nobuteru Mori in December 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit287,245M2,600.84M
Operating income180,003M1,629.82M
Income before tax145,509M1,317.50M
Net income111,503M1,009.59M
Diluted EPS758.146.86
Dividends Per Share1201.08
Total Assets1,075.74B9,804.91M
Total liabilities610,406M5,563.56M
Total equity445,963M4,064.74M
Operating cash flow149,785M1,356.22M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 872,785M 775,732M 671,159M 780,387M 992,136M
Gross Profit 108,654M 121,827M 126,174M 177,619M 287,245M
Operating income 20,551M 33,509M 42,054M 77,709M 180,003M
Income before tax 8,557M 6,064M 17,529M 50,531M 145,509M
Net income 2,929M 921M 12,305M 37,404M 111,503M
EBITDA 63,320M 77,428M 81,226M 116,696M 219,866M
Diluted EPS 19.90 6.40 86.27 262.44 758.14
Dividends Per Share 30 30 0 80 120
Total Assets 1,014.37B 940,494M 932,698M 1,026.99B 1,075.74B
Total liabilities 695,285M 632,351M 621,466M 658,004M 610,406M
Total equity 299,599M 296,513M 296,560M 352,470M 445,963M
Operating cash flow 66,995M 61,170M 68,949M 67,235M 149,785M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 8,245.48M 6,407.57M 6,176.75M 6,959.43M 8,983.25M
Gross Profit 1,026.49M 1,006.29M 1,161.19M 1,583.99M 2,600.84M
Operating income 194.15M 276.78M 387.02M 693.00M 1,629.82M
Income before tax 80.84M 50.08M 161.32M 450.63M 1,317.50M
Net income 27.67M 7.60M 113.24M 333.56M 1,009.59M
EBITDA 598.20M 639.55M 747.53M 1,040.68M 1,990.76M
Diluted EPS 0.18 0.05 0.79 2.34 6.86
Dividends Per Share 0.28 0.24 0 0.71 1.08
Total Assets 8,460.50M 7,818.23M 7,996.72M 9,116.72M 9,804.91M
Total liabilities 5,799.11M 5,256.66M 5,328.29M 5,841.13M 5,563.56M
Total equity 2,498.84M 2,464.88M 2,542.63M 3,128.89M 4,064.74M
Operating cash flow 632.92M 505.26M 634.54M 599.59M 1,356.22M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
Operating margin18.14%
Profit margin11.23%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Representative Director: Kohei Morikawa
  • CFO, Director, Executive Officer & Manager-Finance: Motohiro Takeuchi
  • Director & Chief Technology Officer: Jun Tanaka
  • Executive Officer: Taichi Nagai
  • Executive Officer & Head-Aluminum Rolled Products: Kanji Takasaki


  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (5.2%)
  • Indus Capital Partners LLC (4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.6%)
  • Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co. (Investment Portfolio) (3.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.5%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (2.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.3%)
  • Showa Denko K.K. (2.3%)
  • Merian Global Investors (UK) Ltd. (2.2%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 1-13-9 Shiba Daimon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 105-8518, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5470.3235

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