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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 & Plastics Sector, Energy & Functional Materials Sector, IT-related Chemicals Sector, Health & Crop Sciences Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector, Others. The Petrochemicals and Plastics 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 2019 JPYUSD
Revenue2,318.57B20,907.87M
Gross Profit724,352M6,531.89M
Operating income163,787M1,476.96M
Income before tax188,370M1,698.63M
Net income117,992M1,064.00M
EBITDA276,282M2,491.39M
Diluted EPS72.110.65
Dividends Per Share220.19
Total Assets3,171.61B28,654.45M
Total liabilities1,819.73B16,440.63M
Total equity998,702M9,022.92M
Operating cash flow208,143M1,876.94M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 2,376.69B 2,101.76B 1,939.06B 2,190.50B 2,318.57B
Gross Profit 636,693M 686,218M 618,690M 734,553M 724,352M
Operating income 127,346M 164,446M 139,387M 195,892M 163,787M
Income before tax 116,702M 157,569M 122,338M 240,811M 188,370M
Net income 52,192M 81,451M 76,540M 133,768M 117,992M
EBITDA 246,523M 281,048M 249,695M 302,995M 276,282M
Diluted EPS 31.84 49.78 46.77 81.77 72.11
Dividends Per Share 9 14 14 22 22
Total Assets 2,880.39B 2,662.15B 2,878.19B 3,068.68B 3,171.61B
Total liabilities 1,762.18B 1,571.37B 1,762.29B 1,816.47B 1,819.73B
Total equity 791,319M 766,874M 812,612M 927,141M 998,702M
Operating cash flow 260,854M 261,172M 185,776M 293,250M 208,143M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 21,634.56M 17,502.40M 17,906.67M 19,764.15M 20,907.87M
Gross Profit 5,795.67M 5,714.46M 5,713.40M 6,627.60M 6,531.89M
Operating income 1,159.20M 1,369.42M 1,287.19M 1,767.46M 1,476.96M
Income before tax 1,062.31M 1,312.15M 1,129.75M 2,172.74M 1,698.63M
Net income 475.09M 678.28M 706.82M 1,206.93M 1,064.00M
EBITDA 2,244.04M 2,340.42M 2,305.85M 2,733.81M 2,491.39M
Diluted EPS 0.28 0.41 0.43 0.73 0.65
Dividends Per Share 0.08 0.11 0.12 0.19 0.19
Total Assets 24,018.31M 23,685.66M 25,829.60M 28,854.57M 28,654.45M
Total liabilities 14,694.01M 13,980.81M 15,815.22M 17,080.11M 16,440.63M
Total equity 6,598.44M 6,823.02M 7,292.57M 8,717.82M 9,022.92M
Operating cash flow 2,374.49M 2,174.90M 1,715.58M 2,645.88M 1,876.94M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
PER7.13
ROA3.78%
ROE12.25%
Operating margin7.06%
Profit margin5.08%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Keiichi Iwata
  • Head-Corporate Communication & Finance: Keigo Sasaki
  • Manager-Technology & Research Planning: Yoshiaki Oda
  • Executive Officer & Head-International Agro: Keiichi Sakata
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Personnel: Yasuaki Sasaki

Shareholders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (4.2%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.4%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (2.4%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Pension Fund (1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (1.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

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  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Dow, Inc.
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd
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  • Showa Denko K.K.
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  • Westlake Chemical Corporation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Braskem S.A. Pfd A
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  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class B
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  • Reliance Industries Limited
  • Nufarm Limited
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Last Updated on 6 Dec, 2019

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