Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.


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Aug 16, 2017
Prev close: 4,370
Aug 16, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 235.17M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(5201)
Process Industries
Industrial Specialties
Full time employees: 50,963

Business summary

Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of glass, electronic materials, and chemicals. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Glass, Electronics, Chemicals, and Ceramics/Others. The Glass segment provides flat glass for construction, industrial-use processed glass, and automotive glass. The Electronics segment offers glass for display panels, optical thin film products, optoelectronic materials, synthetic quartz products, glass frit and paste, semiconductor components, and lighting products. The Chemicals segment deals with chlor-alkali and urethane products, fluorinated resin, and specialty chemicals. The Ceramics/Others segment includes ceramic products, logistics, and financial services. The company was founded by Toshiya Iwasaki on September 8, 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,282.57B
Gross profit 349,012M
Operating income 94,543M
Income before tax 65,748M
Net income 47,439M
EBITDA 216,346M
Diluted EPS 204.25
Dividends per share 90
Total assets 1,981.45B
Total liabilities 812,704M
Total equity 1,095.43B
Operating cash flow 203,637M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 11,803.63M
Gross profit 3,211.99M
Operating income 870.08M
Income before tax 605.08M
Net income 436.58M
EBITDA 1,991.05M
Diluted EPS 1.87
Dividends per share 0.82
Total assets 16,988.47M
Total liabilities 6,967.92M
Total equity 9,392.01M
Operating cash flow 1,874.09M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 19.40
ROA 2.38%
ROE 4.33%
Operating margin 7.37%
Profit margin 3.69%

Key executive

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Takuya Shimamura
  • Chief Financial Officer & Director: Shinji Miyaji
  • Director & Chief Technology Officer: Yoshinori Hirai
  • Manager-Information Systems: Hajime Ito
  • Executive Officer: Kimikazu Ichikawa

Share holders

  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(4.0%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.6%)
  • Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.(2.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • Asahi Glass Foundation(2.0%)
  • Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.8%)
  • Asahi Glass Business Association(1.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(1.7%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Shin-Marunouchi Building, 1-5-1 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 100-8405, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3218.5741

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