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Ube Industries Ltd.

Business Summary

Ube Industries Ltd. 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 2021 JPYUSD
Gross Profit104,906M989.14M
Operating income25,902M244.22M
Income before tax22,433M211.51M
Net income22,936M216.26M
Diluted EPS226.132.13
Dividends Per Share900.84
Total Assets769,710M6,965.70M
Total liabilities389,075M3,521.04M
Total equity359,560M3,253.93M
Operating cash flow66,054M622.81M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 616,563M 695,574M 730,157M 667,892M 613,889M
Gross Profit 115,901M 135,664M 130,173M 118,947M 104,906M
Operating income 34,818M 50,250M 44,551M 34,033M 25,902M
Income before tax 32,933M 45,000M 44,678M 30,364M 22,433M
Net income 24,185M 31,680M 32,499M 22,976M 22,936M
EBITDA 69,450M 85,749M 81,118M 71,107M 62,510M
Diluted EPS 227.80 300.63 311.35 226.61 226.13
Dividends Per Share 60 75 80 90 90
Total Assets 709,379M 742,445M 740,286M 727,269M 769,710M
Total liabilities 398,978M 405,584M 385,734M 372,822M 389,075M
Total equity 287,222M 316,024M 330,146M 332,968M 359,560M
Operating cash flow 53,418M 73,386M 50,462M 68,489M 66,054M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 5,693.75M 6,275.90M 6,584.23M 6,142.90M 5,788.27M
Gross Profit 1,070.30M 1,224.04M 1,173.84M 1,094.00M 989.14M
Operating income 321.53M 453.38M 401.74M 313.01M 244.22M
Income before tax 304.12M 406.01M 402.88M 279.27M 211.51M
Net income 223.34M 285.83M 293.06M 211.32M 216.26M
EBITDA 641.34M 773.68M 731.48M 654.00M 589.39M
Diluted EPS 2.10 2.71 2.80 2.08 2.13
Dividends Per Share 0.55 0.67 0.72 0.82 0.84
Total Assets 6,366.14M 6,981.14M 6,688.22M 6,736.77M 6,965.70M
Total liabilities 3,580.52M 3,813.67M 3,484.97M 3,453.49M 3,521.04M
Total equity 2,577.60M 2,971.54M 2,982.75M 3,084.32M 3,253.93M
Operating cash flow 493.29M 662.13M 455.04M 629.92M 622.81M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin4.21%
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


  • Ube Industries Ltd. (8.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (5.5%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.6%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.8%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co. (1.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)
  • Yamaguchi Financial Group, Inc. (1.4%)

Contact Details

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