Asahi Kasei Corp.


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Feb 23, 2018
Prev close: 1,380
Feb 23, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,402.61M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(3407)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Major Diversified
Full time employees: 33,720

Business summary

Asahi Kasei Corp. is a holding company which provides monitoring, planning, and strategic management to its subsidiaries and affiliates. It operates through the following segments: Material, Homes, Health Care, and Other Businesses. The Material segment includes fibers, textiles, chemicals, and electronics. The Homes segment includes "Long Life Home" products and offers remodeling, real estate, and urban redevelopment. It also includes construction materials. The Health Care segment includes pharmaceuticals, medical care, and acute critical care. The Other Businesses segment includes engineering, employment agency, processing and sale of Asahi Kasei products, and temporary staffing. The company was founded on May 21, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 1,882.99B
Gross profit 606,826M
Operating income 159,230M
Income before tax 157,388M
Net income 115,000M
EBITDA 268,423M
Diluted EPS 82.34
Dividends per share 24
Total assets 2,254.5B
Total liabilities 1,086.38B
Total equity 1,151.34B
Operating cash flow 168,965M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 17,388.81M
Gross profit 5,603.84M
Operating income 1,470.43M
Income before tax 1,453.42M
Net income 1,061.98M
EBITDA 2,478.79M
Diluted EPS 0.76
Dividends per share 0.22
Total assets 20,232.43M
Total liabilities 9,749.48M
Total equity 10,332.44M
Operating cash flow 1,560.33M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 13.11
ROA 5.14%
ROE 10.48%
Operating margin 8.45%
Profit margin 6.10%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Hideki Kobori
  • Director & Head-Corporate Finance: Shuichi Sakamoto
  • Senior Executive Officer, General Manager-R&D: Hideyuki Yamagishi
  • Director, Head-Legal Affairs & Compliance: Nobuyuki Kakizawa
  • Representative Director, EVP, Head-Branch, R&D: Masafumi Nakao

Share holders

  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)(5.3%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(5.1%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)(2.7%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(2.5%)
  • Asahi Kasei Employee Stock Ownership Plan(2.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.7%)
  • Capital International KK(1.7%)


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  • Address: Jinbocho Mitsui Building, 1-105 Kanda Jinbocho, Tokyo, 101-8101, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3296.3000

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