Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.


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Aug 21, 2017
Prev close: 651
Aug 21, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,655.44M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4005)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 32,536

Business summary

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals & Plastics Sector, Energy & Functional Materials Sector, IT-related Chemicals Sector, Health & Crop Sciences Sector, Pharmaceuticals Sector, Others. The Petrochemicals and Plastics segment consists of synthetic resin, rubber and other resin processed products. The IT-Related Chemicals segment sells optical products, color filters, semiconductor processing materials, compound semiconductor materials, and battery components. The Health and Crop Sciences segment distributes fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, tropical infectious disease control materials, and feed additives. The Pharmaceuticals segment develops and sells ethical pharmaceuticals, radiopharmaceutical, and radiation therapy equipment. The Others segment provides supply of electrical power and steam, design, engineering and construction services for chemical plants, transportation and warehousing services, and conduct of materials and environmental analysis. The company was founded on September 22, 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,954.28B
Gross profit 657,233M
Operating income 134,336M
Income before tax 145,191M
Net income 85,482M
EBITDA 244,617M
Diluted EPS 52.27
Dividends per share 14
Total assets 2,862.05B
Total liabilities 1,699.52B
Total equity 820,318M
Operating cash flow 187,446M

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Revenue 18,047.17M
Gross profit 6,069.33M
Operating income 1,240.54M
Income before tax 1,340.79M
Net income 789.39M
EBITDA 2,258.95M
Diluted EPS 0.48
Dividends per share 0.12
Total assets 25,684.75M
Total liabilities 15,251.96M
Total equity 7,361.73M
Operating cash flow 1,731.00M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 11.89
ROA 3.09%
ROE 10.77%
Operating margin 6.87%
Profit margin 4.37%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Masakazu Tokura
  • Manager-Technology & Research Planning: Yoshiaki Oda
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Yoshihiko Okamoto
  • Representative Director & EVP: Toshihisa Deguchi
  • Executive Officer & Head-Energy Division: Kingo Akahori

Share holders

  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.(4.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(3.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.5%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.4%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Pension Fund(1.7%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.3%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Tokyo Sumitomo Twin East Building, 2-27-1 Shinkawa, Tokyo, 104-8260, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5543.5500

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