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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 2020 JPYUSD
Revenue667,892M6,142.90M
Gross Profit117,947M1,084.81M
Operating income33,786M310.74M
Income before tax30,364M279.27M
Net income22,976M211.32M
EBITDA70,860M651.73M
Diluted EPS226.612.08
Dividends Per Share900.82
Total Assets727,269M6,736.77M
Total liabilities372,822M3,453.49M
Total equity332,968M3,084.32M
Operating cash flow68,489M629.92M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 641,750M 616,563M 695,574M 730,157M 667,892M
Gross Profit 121,709M 115,901M 135,664M 130,173M 117,947M
Operating income 41,261M 34,818M 50,250M 44,551M 33,786M
Income before tax 27,653M 32,933M 45,000M 44,678M 30,364M
Net income 19,111M 24,185M 31,680M 32,499M 22,976M
EBITDA 76,982M 69,450M 85,749M 81,118M 70,860M
Diluted EPS 180.10 227.80 300.63 311.35 226.61
Dividends Per Share 50 60 75 80 90
Total Assets 679,783M 709,379M 742,445M 740,286M 727,269M
Total liabilities 389,203M 398,978M 405,584M 385,734M 372,822M
Total equity 267,159M 287,222M 316,024M 330,146M 332,968M
Operating cash flow 68,628M 53,418M 73,386M 50,462M 68,489M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 5,344.16M 5,693.75M 6,275.90M 6,584.23M 6,142.90M
Gross Profit 1,013.52M 1,070.30M 1,224.04M 1,173.84M 1,084.81M
Operating income 343.60M 321.53M 453.38M 401.74M 310.74M
Income before tax 230.27M 304.12M 406.01M 402.88M 279.27M
Net income 159.14M 223.34M 285.83M 293.06M 211.32M
EBITDA 641.06M 641.34M 773.68M 731.48M 651.73M
Diluted EPS 1.49 2.10 2.71 2.80 2.08
Dividends Per Share 0.41 0.55 0.67 0.72 0.82
Total Assets 6,048.16M 6,366.14M 6,981.14M 6,688.22M 6,736.77M
Total liabilities 3,462.81M 3,580.52M 3,813.67M 3,484.97M 3,453.49M
Total equity 2,376.96M 2,577.60M 2,971.54M 2,982.75M 3,084.32M
Operating cash flow 571.49M 493.29M 662.13M 455.04M 629.92M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
PER7.28
ROA3.13%
ROE6.92%
Operating margin5.05%
Profit margin3.44%

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 Industries Ltd. (4.8%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (4.0%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (2.5%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.9%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (1.8%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.6%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • UBE Exsymo Co., Ltd.
  • Lotte Ube Synthetic Rubber Sdn. Bhd.
  • 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
  • Ubon Bio Ethanol PCL
  • 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.

Competitors

  • BASF SE
  • Arkema SA
  • AdvanSix, Inc.
  • Shenzhen Capchem Technology Co., Ltd. Class A
  • Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. Class A
  • Kaset Thai International Sugar Corp. Public Co. Ltd.
  • CytoSorbents Corporation
  • Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Thai Agro Energy Public Co., Ltd.
Last Updated on 22 May, 2020

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