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Process Industries

UBE Corp.

Business Summary

UBE Corp. engages in the operation of chemical, construction materials, machinery and environmental businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Chemicals, Construction Materials, Machinery and Others. The Chemicals segment provides nylon products made from caprolactam, nylon resin, polybutadiene rubber, polyimide, and silicon nitrides; and also provides separators for lithium-ion batteries, thermal control film for satellites, gas separation membrane modules, synthetic marine fragrances and others. The Construction Materials segment offers unique construction materials, interior and exterior materials, waterproofing materials, and self-leveling compounds to plaster and foundation materials, which are used extensively in construction and engineering projects. The Machinery segment offers conveyance machinery, mills, crushers, and bridge and steel structures, as a trusted manufacturer backed by own cutting edge technology. The Others segment engages in the development, sale and brokerage of real estate properties. The company was founded by Sukesaku Watanabe in June 1897 and is headquartered in Ube, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Revenue655,265M5,831.17M
Gross Profit127,919M1,138.34M
Operating income44,038M391.89M
Income before tax36,794M327.42M
Net income24,500M218.02M
EBITDA80,544M716.75M
Diluted EPS248.552.21
Dividends Per Share950.84
Total Assets837,954M6,903.84M
Total liabilities443,919M3,657.41M
Total equity369,652M3,045.53M
Operating cash flow32,711M291.09M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 695,574M 730,157M 667,892M 613,889M 655,265M
Gross Profit 135,664M 130,173M 118,947M 104,906M 127,919M
Operating income 50,250M 44,551M 34,033M 25,902M 44,038M
Income before tax 45,000M 44,678M 30,364M 22,433M 36,794M
Net income 31,680M 32,499M 22,976M 22,936M 24,500M
EBITDA 85,749M 81,118M 71,107M 62,510M 80,544M
Diluted EPS 300.63 311.35 226.61 226.13 248.55
Dividends Per Share 75 80 90 90 95
Total Assets 742,445M 740,286M 727,269M 769,710M 837,954M
Total liabilities 405,584M 385,734M 372,822M 389,075M 443,919M
Total equity 316,024M 330,146M 332,968M 359,560M 369,652M
Operating cash flow 73,386M 50,462M 68,489M 66,054M 32,711M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 6,275.90M 6,584.23M 6,142.90M 5,788.27M 5,831.17M
Gross Profit 1,224.04M 1,173.84M 1,094.00M 989.14M 1,138.34M
Operating income 453.38M 401.74M 313.01M 244.22M 391.89M
Income before tax 406.01M 402.88M 279.27M 211.51M 327.42M
Net income 285.83M 293.06M 211.32M 216.26M 218.02M
EBITDA 773.68M 731.48M 654.00M 589.39M 716.75M
Diluted EPS 2.71 2.80 2.08 2.13 2.21
Dividends Per Share 0.67 0.72 0.82 0.84 0.84
Total Assets 6,981.14M 6,688.22M 6,736.77M 6,965.70M 6,903.84M
Total liabilities 3,813.67M 3,484.97M 3,453.49M 3,521.04M 3,657.41M
Total equity 2,971.54M 2,982.75M 3,084.32M 3,253.93M 3,045.53M
Operating cash flow 662.13M 455.04M 629.92M 622.81M 291.09M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
PER8.01
ROA3.04%
ROE6.71%
Operating margin6.72%
Profit margin3.73%

Key executives

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Masato Izumihara
  • CFO, Director & Head-Investor Relations: Masayuki Fujii
  • Executive Officer & Head-Information Systems: Genji Koga
  • Chief Compliance Officer & Manager-Personnel: Hideo Tamada
  • Executive Officer & Head-Audit: Toshiyuki Mineishi

Shareholders

  • UBE Corp. (8.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.1%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.5%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • UBE Exsymo Co., Ltd.
  • Ube Industries Central Hospital Corp.
  • UBE Industries India Pvt Ltd.
  • UBE (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
  • UBE-Nitto Kasei (Wuxi) Co. Ltd.
  • UBE Machinery Thai Co. Ltd.
  • UBE Korea Co. Ltd.
  • Advanced Electrolyte Technologies LLC
  • Ube Industries Pension Fund
  • Ube Asset & Insurance Ltd.
  • Ana Hotel Ube Ltd.
  • Ube Realty & Development Co. Ltd.
  • Libertas Ube Ltd.
  • UBE (Shanghai) Ltd.
  • UBE (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • UBE Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Ube Industries Consulting Ltd.
  • Yamayo Trading Co. Ltd.
  • Ube Aluminum Wheels Ltd.
  • Fukusei Tech Co. Ltd.
  • Fukusei Vender Service Co. Ltd.
  • Nantong Ube Concrete Co. Ltd.
  • Kitakyushu Ube Concrete Co. Ltd.
  • Kano Ube Concrete Co. Ltd.
  • Nishiharima Ube Co. Ltd.
  • Kansai Ube Co. Ltd.
  • Chiba Ube Concrete Co. Ltd.
  • Ozawa Corp.
  • Kanto Ready-mixed Concrete Transportation Co. Ltd.
  • Urayasu Concrete Co. Ltd.

Competitors

  • BASF SE
  • Arkema SA
  • Advansix, Inc.
  • Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. Class A
  • Lake Materials Co. Ltd.
  • Rayitek Hi-Tech Film Company Ltd., Class A
  • Kaset Thai International Sugar Corp. Public Co. Ltd.
  • Thai Agro Energy Public Co., Ltd.
Last Updated on 27 May, 2022

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