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Process Industries

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.

Business Summary

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals, Energy and Functional Materials Sector, IT-related Chemicals Sector, Health and Crop Sciences Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector and Others. The Petrochemicals segment consists of synthetic resin, rubber and other resin processed products. The Energy & Functional Materials Sector manufactures and sells battery parts, engineering plastics, synthetic rubber, dye, addition agent, chemical and aluminum products. The IT-Related Chemicals segment sells optical products, color filters, semiconductor processing materials, compound semiconductor materials, and battery components. The Health and Crop Sciences segment distributes fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, tropical infectious disease control materials, and feed additives. The Pharmaceuticals segment develops and sells ethical pharmaceuticals, radiopharmaceutical, and radiation therapy equipment. The Others segment provides supply of electrical power and steam, design, engineering and construction services for chemical plants, transportation and warehousing services, and conduct of materials and environmental analysis. The company was founded on September 22, 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue2,225.80B20,471.72M
Gross Profit685,112M6,301.28M
Operating income120,426M1,107.61M
Income before tax130,480M1,200.08M
Net income30,926M284.44M
EBITDA252,167M2,319.29M
Diluted EPS18.910.17
Dividends Per Share170.15
Total Assets3,650.33B33,813.45M
Total liabilities2,261.49B20,948.49M
Total equity922,342M8,543.76M
Operating cash flow106,012M975.04M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 2,101.76B 1,939.06B 2,190.50B 2,318.57B 2,225.80B
Gross Profit 686,218M 618,690M 734,553M 724,352M 685,112M
Operating income 164,446M 139,387M 195,892M 163,787M 120,426M
Income before tax 157,569M 122,338M 240,811M 188,370M 130,480M
Net income 81,451M 76,540M 133,768M 117,992M 30,926M
EBITDA 281,048M 249,695M 302,995M 276,282M 252,167M
Diluted EPS 49.78 46.77 81.77 72.11 18.91
Dividends Per Share 14 14 22 22 17
Total Assets 2,662.15B 2,878.19B 3,068.68B 3,171.61B 3,650.33B
Total liabilities 1,571.37B 1,762.29B 1,816.47B 1,819.73B 2,261.49B
Total equity 766,874M 812,612M 927,141M 998,702M 922,342M
Operating cash flow 261,172M 185,776M 293,250M 208,143M 106,012M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 17,502.40M 17,906.67M 19,764.15M 20,907.87M 20,471.72M
Gross Profit 5,714.46M 5,713.40M 6,627.60M 6,531.89M 6,301.28M
Operating income 1,369.42M 1,287.19M 1,767.46M 1,476.96M 1,107.61M
Income before tax 1,312.15M 1,129.75M 2,172.74M 1,698.63M 1,200.08M
Net income 678.28M 706.82M 1,206.93M 1,064.00M 284.44M
EBITDA 2,340.42M 2,305.85M 2,733.81M 2,491.39M 2,319.29M
Diluted EPS 0.41 0.43 0.73 0.65 0.17
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.12 0.19 0.19 0.15
Total Assets 23,685.66M 25,829.60M 28,854.57M 28,654.45M 33,813.45M
Total liabilities 13,980.81M 15,815.22M 17,080.11M 16,440.63M 20,948.49M
Total equity 6,823.02M 7,292.57M 8,717.82M 9,022.92M 8,543.76M
Operating cash flow 2,174.90M 1,715.58M 2,645.88M 1,876.94M 975.04M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER16.97
ROA0.90%
ROE3.21%
Operating margin5.41%
Profit margin1.38%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Keiichi Iwata
  • Head-Corporate Communication & Finance: Keigo Sasaki
  • Director & Vice President: Hiroshi Ueda
  • Executive Officer & Head-Functional Resin Business: Yasuaki Sasaki
  • Executive Officer, Head & Manager-Legal Affairs: Kenji Ono

Shareholders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (4.2%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.5%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.4%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Pension Fund (1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.5%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.5%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 5 Aug, 2020

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