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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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit741,037M6,987.13M
Operating income159,962M1,508.25M
Income before tax150,262M1,416.79M
Net income46,043M434.13M
Diluted EPS28.160.26
Dividends Per Share150.14
Total Assets3,990.25B36,110.89M
Total liabilities2,508.13B22,698.05M
Total equity1,019.23B9,223.80M
Operating cash flow374,464M3,530.76M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 1,939.06B 2,190.50B 2,318.57B 2,225.80B 2,286.97B
Gross Profit 618,690M 734,553M 724,352M 685,112M 741,037M
Operating income 139,387M 195,892M 163,787M 120,426M 159,962M
Income before tax 122,338M 240,811M 188,370M 121,247M 150,262M
Net income 76,540M 133,768M 117,992M 30,926M 46,043M
EBITDA 249,695M 302,995M 276,282M 252,167M 295,979M
Diluted EPS 46.77 81.77 72.11 18.91 28.16
Dividends Per Share 14 22 22 17 15
Total Assets 2,878.19B 3,068.68B 3,171.61B 3,654.08B 3,990.25B
Total liabilities 1,762.29B 1,816.47B 1,819.73B 2,261.49B 2,508.13B
Total equity 812,612M 927,141M 998,702M 923,990M 1,019.23B
Operating cash flow 185,776M 293,250M 208,143M 106,012M 374,464M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 17,906.67M 19,764.15M 20,907.87M 20,471.72M 21,563.58M
Gross Profit 5,713.40M 6,627.60M 6,531.89M 6,301.28M 6,987.13M
Operating income 1,287.19M 1,767.46M 1,476.96M 1,107.61M 1,508.25M
Income before tax 1,129.75M 2,172.74M 1,698.63M 1,115.16M 1,416.79M
Net income 706.82M 1,206.93M 1,064.00M 284.44M 434.13M
EBITDA 2,305.85M 2,733.81M 2,491.39M 2,319.29M 2,790.74M
Diluted EPS 0.43 0.73 0.65 0.17 0.26
Dividends Per Share 0.12 0.19 0.19 0.15 0.14
Total Assets 25,829.60M 28,854.57M 28,654.45M 33,848.24M 36,110.89M
Total liabilities 15,815.22M 17,080.11M 16,440.63M 20,948.49M 22,698.05M
Total equity 7,292.57M 8,717.82M 9,022.92M 8,559.02M 9,223.80M
Operating cash flow 1,715.58M 2,645.88M 1,876.94M 975.04M 3,530.76M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin6.99%
Profit margin2.01%

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


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  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Pension Fund (1.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.7%)

Contact Details

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