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Ube Industries Ltd.

  • 2,449.00 JPY
  • +66.00
  • +2.77%
  • Japan
    Apr 24, 2019
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Business Summary

Ube Industries Ltd. engages in the chemical, pharmaceutical, construction material, machinery and metal, and energy and environment businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Cement and Construction Materials, Machinery, Energy and Environment, and Others. The Chemicals segment offers caprolactam, industrial chemicals, synthetic rubbers, battery materials, fine chemicals, and polyimide. The Pharmaceuticals segment deals with the manufacture and sale of proprietary drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and intermediates. The Cement and Construction Materials segment includes cement, ready-mix concrete, limestone, calcium magnesia, building materials, functional inorganic materials, and resource recycling. The Machinery segment manages the manufacture and sale of molding machinery, industrial machinery, bridge and iron structure, and steel products. The Energy and Environment segment handles the sale and import of coal, call center operation, and wholesale power supply business (IPP). The Others segment consists of the development, sale, and brokerage of real estate properties as well as the sale of products overseas. The company was founded by Sukesaku Watanabe in June 1897 and is headquartered in Ube, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit135,664M1,224.04M
Operating income50,250M453.38M
Income before tax45,000M406.01M
Net income31,680M285.83M
Diluted EPS300.632.71
Dividends Per Share750.67
Total Assets743,129M6,987.57M
Total liabilities406,268M3,820.10M
Total equity316,024M2,971.54M
Operating cash flow73,386M662.13M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 650,510M 641,759M 641,750M 616,563M 695,574M
Gross Profit 104,170M 102,720M 121,709M 115,901M 135,664M
Operating income 24,413M 23,999M 41,261M 34,818M 50,250M
Income before tax 19,666M 18,491M 27,653M 32,933M 45,000M
Net income 12,623M 14,649M 19,111M 24,185M 31,680M
EBITDA 56,959M 57,733M 76,982M 69,450M 85,749M
Diluted EPS 121.40 138.10 180.10 227.80 300.63
Dividends Per Share 50 50 50 60 75
Total Assets 700,715M 711,546M 679,783M 709,379M 743,129M
Total liabilities 434,122M 420,951M 389,203M 398,978M 406,268M
Total equity 242,278M 263,892M 267,159M 287,222M 316,024M
Operating cash flow 37,060M 62,194M 68,628M 53,418M 73,386M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 6,493.96M 5,841.79M 5,344.16M 5,693.75M 6,275.90M
Gross Profit 1,039.91M 935.03M 1,013.52M 1,070.30M 1,224.04M
Operating income 243.71M 218.45M 343.60M 321.53M 453.38M
Income before tax 196.32M 168.31M 230.27M 304.12M 406.01M
Net income 126.01M 133.34M 159.14M 223.34M 285.83M
EBITDA 568.61M 525.53M 641.06M 641.34M 773.68M
Diluted EPS 1.21 1.25 1.49 2.10 2.71
Dividends Per Share 0.49 0.45 0.41 0.55 0.67
Total Assets 6,804.04M 5,933.25M 6,048.16M 6,366.14M 6,987.57M
Total liabilities 4,215.39M 3,510.11M 3,462.81M 3,580.52M 3,820.10M
Total equity 2,352.55M 2,200.47M 2,376.96M 2,577.60M 2,971.54M
Operating cash flow 369.96M 566.13M 571.49M 493.29M 662.13M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin7.22%
Profit margin4.55%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Masato Izumihara
  • Group CFO & Manager-Business Administration: Masayuki Fujii
  • Executive Officer, GM-Research & Development: Morihisa Yokota
  • Chief Compliance Officer & Manager-Personnel: Hideo Tamada
  • Executive Officer: Makoto Aikawa


  • Ube Industries Ltd. (4.8%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (3.7%)
  • BlackRock Investment Management LLC (3.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.4%)
  • BlackRock Advisors LLC (2.2%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.8%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.8%)

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