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Toray Industries, Inc.

Business Summary

Toray Industries, Inc. is an integrated chemical industry group that engages in the manufacture, processing, and sale of various materials for automobiles and aircraft to apparel and information technology-related products. It operates through the following segments: Fibers and Textiles, Functional Chemicals, Carbon Fiber Composite Materials, Environment & Engineering, Life Science, and Others. The Fibers and Textiles segment involves the production and sale of nylon, polyester, acrylic fiber and textile products, and synthetic suede. The Functional Chemicals segment handles the production and sale of nylon and ABS resins, polyester and polypropylene films, and raw materials for synthetic fibers and fine chemicals. The Carbon Fiber Composite Materials segment provides the production and sale of carbon fibers and advanced composite materials. The Environment & Engineering segment involves construction and plant engineering services, including the manufacturing of industrial equipment, machinery, and environmental equipment. The Life Science segment deals with the production and sale of pharmaceutical and medical products. The Others segment includes analysis, survey, research and information processing services. The company was founded on January 12, 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2019 JPYUSD
Gross Profit448,006M4,039.92M
Operating income141,469M1,275.70M
Income before tax127,419M1,149.00M
Net income79,373M715.75M
Diluted EPS49.550.44
Dividends Per Share160.14
Total Assets2,788.35B25,191.77M
Total liabilities1,574.40B14,224.21M
Total equity1,132.37B10,230.57M
Operating cash flow176,239M1,589.24M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 2,010.73B 2,104.43B 2,026.47B 2,204.85B 2,388.84B
Gross Profit 394,585M 436,403M 424,727M 451,220M 448,006M
Operating income 123,481M 154,480M 146,893M 156,464M 141,469M
Income before tax 114,469M 137,808M 139,012M 136,612M 127,419M
Net income 71,021M 90,132M 99,418M 95,915M 79,373M
EBITDA 212,547M 254,685M 244,446M 261,144M 254,779M
Diluted EPS 44.28 56.31 62.10 59.89 49.55
Dividends Per Share 11 13 14 15 16
Total Assets 2,357.92B 2,278.38B 2,396.78B 2,575.91B 2,788.35B
Total liabilities 1,277.16B 1,253.47B 1,296.60B 1,406.72B 1,574.40B
Total equity 986,875M 946,749M 1,022.47B 1,092.02B 1,132.37B
Operating cash flow 141,282M 196,142M 173,958M 129,180M 176,239M
 Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Revenue 18,303.27M 17,524.60M 18,713.79M 19,893.61M 21,541.59M
Gross Profit 3,591.82M 3,634.13M 3,922.21M 4,071.19M 4,039.92M
Operating income 1,124.02M 1,286.42M 1,356.50M 1,411.71M 1,275.70M
Income before tax 1,041.98M 1,147.59M 1,283.73M 1,232.59M 1,149.00M
Net income 646.48M 750.57M 918.09M 865.40M 715.75M
EBITDA 1,934.76M 2,120.88M 2,257.37M 2,356.20M 2,297.48M
Diluted EPS 0.40 0.46 0.57 0.54 0.44
Dividends Per Share 0.10 0.10 0.12 0.13 0.14
Total Assets 19,661.66M 20,271.23M 21,509.33M 24,221.05M 25,191.77M
Total liabilities 10,649.72M 11,152.42M 11,636.08M 13,227.28M 14,224.21M
Total equity 8,229.10M 8,423.40M 9,175.95M 10,268.25M 10,230.57M
Operating cash flow 1,286.05M 1,633.36M 1,606.44M 1,165.54M 1,589.24M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2019
Operating margin5.92%
Profit margin3.32%

Key executives

  • President, CEO, COO & Representative Director: Akihiro Nikkaku
  • Director, Manager-Finance & Accounting: Yuji Fukuda
  • Managing Director & GM-Research: Tetsuya Tsunekawa
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Yukichi Deguchi
  • Representative Director & Vice President: Ryo Murayama


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, 1-1, Nihonbashi-Muromachi 2-chome, Tokyo, 103-8666, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3245.5115

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