Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.


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Aug 16, 2017
Prev close: 9,768
Aug 16, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 432.10M

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Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4063)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 19,206

Business summary

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)/Chlor-Alkali Business, Silicone Business, Specialty Chemicals Business, Semiconductor Silicon Business, Electronics and Functional Materials Business, and Diversified Business. The PVC/Chlor-Alkali Business segment provides PVC, caustic soda, methanol, and chloromethane. The Silicone Business segment provides silicones. The Specialty Chemicals Business segment provides cellulose derivatives, silicon metal, polyvinyl alcohol, and synthetic pheromones. The Semiconductor Silicon Business segment provides silicon wafer products. The Electronics and Functional Materials Business segment provides rare earth magnets, coating materials, photomask blanks, oxide single crystals, and liquid fluoroelastomers. The Diversified Business segment includes processed plastics, international trading, engineering, ad information processing. The company was founded on September 16, 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

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  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,237.40B
Gross profit 401,085M
Operating income 238,618M
Income before tax 242,133M
Net income 175,912M
EBITDA 331,705M
Diluted EPS 412.83
Dividends per share 120
Total assets 2,655.63B
Total liabilities 465,551M
Total equity 2,132.98B
Operating cash flow 290,872M

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Revenue 11,427.03M
Gross profit 3,703.89M
Operating income 2,203.55M
Income before tax 2,236.01M
Net income 1,624.49M
EBITDA 3,063.18M
Diluted EPS 3.81
Dividends per share 1.10
Total assets 23,832.32M
Total liabilities 4,177.96M
Total equity 19,141.93M
Operating cash flow 2,686.10M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 23.35
ROA 6.81%
ROE 8.45%
Operating margin 19.28%
Profit margin 14.21%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Yasuhiko Saitoh
  • Senior MD, Manager-Research & Development: Toshinobu Ishihara
  • MD & Head-Materials & International Business: Koji Takasugi
  • Vice Chairman & Head-Semiconductor Business: Fumio Akiya
  • Senior Managing Director & GM-Silicone Business: Susumu Ueno

Share holders

  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(5.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.5%)
  • Walter Scott & Partners Ltd.(3.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.7%)
  • The Hachijuni Bank, Ltd.(2.7%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.4%)


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  • Address: Asahi Seimei Ote-machi Building, 2-6-1 Ote-machi, Tokyo, 100-0004, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3246.5011

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