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Process Industries

Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of phenolic resin and plastic products. It operates through the following segments: Semiconductor Materials, High-performance Plastics, Quality of Life Products, and Others. The Semiconductor Materials segment includes epoxy resin molding compounds for encapsulation of semiconductor devices; positive-type photosensitive coating resins for semiconductor wafers; pastes for die bonding; carrier tapes for mounting semiconductor components; adhesive tapes for assembling semiconductors; and semiconductor substrate materials. The High-performance Plastics segment composes of phenolic molding compounds; phenolic resins for industrial use; precision molded products; and synthetic resin adhesives. The Quality of Life Products segment involves medical devices; melamine resin decorative and fireproof laminates; polyvinyl chloride sheets and multilayered films; freshness preserving films; polycarbonate resin plates; design and construction of sheet waterproof systems; and biotechnology-related products. The Others segment deals with commissioned research and land leasing activities. The company was founded on January 25, 1932 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit76,286M678.86M
Operating income26,489M235.72M
Income before tax25,880M230.30M
Net income18,299M162.84M
Diluted EPS388.863.46
Dividends Per Share1100.97
Total Assets370,836M3,055.29M
Total liabilities138,701M1,142.74M
Total equity229,784M1,893.17M
Operating cash flow27,920M248.45M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 211,819M 212,952M 206,620M 209,002M 263,114M
Gross Profit 63,186M 61,035M 57,280M 59,524M 76,286M
Operating income 19,251M 17,293M 14,346M 16,964M 26,489M
Income before tax 19,495M 19,548M 11,499M 16,176M 25,880M
Net income 15,078M 15,084M 8,986M 13,198M 18,299M
EBITDA 29,044M 27,445M 25,624M 29,223M 39,710M
Diluted EPS 320.35 320.51 190.95 280.46 388.86
Dividends Per Share 60 75 75 75 110
Total Assets 272,247M 284,898M 283,322M 345,763M 370,836M
Total liabilities 101,740M 104,263M 104,169M 143,621M 138,701M
Total equity 168,450M 178,818M 177,138M 200,205M 229,784M
Operating cash flow 22,054M 20,191M 22,206M 27,405M 27,920M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,911.16M 1,920.30M 1,900.37M 1,970.64M 2,341.44M
Gross Profit 570.10M 550.38M 526.83M 561.24M 678.86M
Operating income 173.69M 155.94M 131.94M 159.95M 235.72M
Income before tax 175.89M 176.27M 105.76M 152.52M 230.30M
Net income 136.04M 136.02M 82.64M 124.44M 162.84M
EBITDA 262.05M 247.48M 235.67M 275.53M 353.37M
Diluted EPS 2.89 2.89 1.75 2.64 3.46
Dividends Per Share 0.54 0.67 0.68 0.70 0.97
Total Assets 2,559.91M 2,573.95M 2,624.44M 3,129.07M 3,055.29M
Total liabilities 956.65M 941.97M 964.92M 1,299.73M 1,142.74M
Total equity 1,583.92M 1,615.55M 1,640.85M 1,811.81M 1,893.17M
Operating cash flow 198.98M 182.07M 204.23M 258.39M 248.45M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin10.06%
Profit margin6.95%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Kazuhiko Fujiwara
  • Director & Head-Information Systems: Takashi Nakamura
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Masayuki Inagaki
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Sumitoshi Asakuma
  • Managing Executive Officer: Goichiro Kuwaki


  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (21.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (7.9%)
  • Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. (5.1%)
  • FIL Investments (Japan) Ltd. (4.4%)
  • JAPAN POST INSURANCE Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.2%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Pension Fund (1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Tennozu Parkside Building, 2-5-8 Higashi-Shinagawa, Tokyo, 140-0002, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5462.4111

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Last Updated on 4 Oct, 2022

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