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Unitika Ltd.

  • 529.00 JPY
  • +5.00
  • +0.95%
  • Japan
    Nov 21, 2018
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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 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit31,873M287.57M
Operating income11,659M105.19M
Income before tax9,128M82.35M
Net income8,082M72.92M
Diluted EPS89.390.80
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets203,326M1,911.85M
Total liabilities162,592M1,528.83M
Total equity37,165M349.45M
Operating cash flow9,739M87.87M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 162,686M 159,126M 146,474M 126,219M 128,388M
Gross Profit 30,177M 32,596M 31,559M 32,070M 31,873M
Operating income 6,799M 8,916M 10,451M 12,805M 11,659M
Income before tax 1,571M -30,378M 4,775M 8,052M 9,128M
Net income 583M -27,033M 6,934M 7,388M 8,082M
EBITDA 11,926M 13,870M 15,282M 17,331M 16,527M
Diluted EPS 10.10 -468.70 54.94 57.50 89.39
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 254,181M 235,882M 219,957M 211,872M 203,326M
Total liabilities 234,813M 204,292M 182,017M 166,603M 162,592M
Total equity 15,540M 28,354M 34,598M 41,842M 37,165M
Operating cash flow 6,839M 6,080M 11,662M 18,111M 9,739M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 1,624.07M 1,448.48M 1,219.75M 1,165.59M 1,158.39M
Gross Profit 301.25M 296.71M 262.80M 296.15M 287.57M
Operating income 67.87M 81.16M 87.03M 118.25M 105.19M
Income before tax 15.68M -276.52M 39.76M 74.35M 82.35M
Net income 5.82M -246.07M 57.74M 68.22M 72.92M
EBITDA 119.05M 126.25M 127.26M 160.04M 149.11M
Diluted EPS 0.10 -4.26 0.45 0.53 0.80
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0 0 0
Total Assets 2,468.13M 1,966.91M 1,956.99M 1,901.39M 1,911.85M
Total liabilities 2,280.06M 1,703.49M 1,619.44M 1,495.13M 1,528.83M
Total equity 150.89M 236.43M 307.82M 375.50M 349.45M
Operating cash flow 68.27M 55.34M 97.11M 167.24M 87.87M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin9.08%
Profit margin6.29%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Hiroyuki Shime
  • Executive Officer & GM-Technology Development: Masakazu Kitano
  • Executive Officer & Head-Special Procurement: Hirokazu Taketoshi
  • Representative Director & GM-Administration: Masaaki Yasuoka
  • Director & Senior Executive Officer: Hiroshi Hasegawa


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  • Norges Bank Investment Management (2.7%)
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  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.5%)

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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Last Updated on 21 Nov, 2018

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