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Process Industries

Unitika Ltd.

Business Summary

Unitika Ltd. engages in the polymer and functional materials business. It operates through the following business segments: Polymer, Functional Material, Fiber, and Others. The Polymer segment manufactures and sells plastic film, resin, and non-woven cloth. The Functional Material segment handles the manufacture and sale of glass fibers. The Fiber segment deals with the manufacture and sale of various fibers such as thread, cotton, and knitted fibers. The Others segment includes environmental business, medical business, lifestyle and wellness, and real estate businesses. The company was founded on June 19, 1889 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 JPYUSD
Gross Profit27,453M244.30M
Operating income6,005M53.43M
Income before tax3,385M30.12M
Net income2,223M19.78M
Diluted EPS17.870.15
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets191,399M1,576.92M
Total liabilities148,324M1,222.03M
Total equity41,297M340.24M
Operating cash flow8,666M77.11M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 128,388M 129,098M 119,537M 110,375M 114,713M
Gross Profit 31,728M 28,942M 26,977M 26,889M 27,453M
Operating income 11,659M 8,144M 5,468M 6,019M 6,005M
Income before tax 9,128M 6,684M -1,728M 4,669M 3,385M
Net income 8,082M 5,231M -2,159M 3,864M 2,223M
EBITDA 16,527M 13,179M 10,801M 11,009M 11,251M
Diluted EPS 89.39 52.79 -43.01 30.83 17.87
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 201,447M 199,093M 193,726M 190,403M 191,399M
Total liabilities 160,713M 157,737M 154,790M 149,207M 148,324M
Total equity 37,165M 37,873M 35,482M 39,477M 41,297M
Operating cash flow 9,739M 8,985M 9,797M 14,869M 8,666M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,158.39M 1,164.14M 1,099.43M 1,040.70M 1,020.82M
Gross Profit 286.27M 260.98M 248.11M 253.53M 244.30M
Operating income 105.19M 73.43M 50.29M 56.75M 53.43M
Income before tax 82.35M 60.27M -15.89M 44.02M 30.12M
Net income 72.92M 47.17M -19.85M 36.43M 19.78M
EBITDA 149.11M 118.84M 99.34M 103.80M 100.12M
Diluted EPS 0.80 0.47 -0.39 0.29 0.15
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 1,894.18M 1,798.73M 1,794.50M 1,723.10M 1,576.92M
Total liabilities 1,511.17M 1,425.09M 1,433.83M 1,350.28M 1,222.03M
Total equity 349.45M 342.16M 328.67M 357.25M 340.24M
Operating cash flow 87.87M 81.02M 90.10M 140.19M 77.11M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin5.23%
Profit margin1.93%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Shuji Ueno
  • Director & General Manager-Technology Development: Masakazu Kitano
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Personnel: Tatsuhiro Ozaki
  • Director & General Manager-Administration: Eiji Sumi
  • Director & Senior Executive Officer: Tsunetoshi Matsuda


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Osaka Center Building, 4-1-3 Kyutaro-machi, Osaka, 541-8566, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6281.5695

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