Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.


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Aug 16, 2017
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Aug 16, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,022.27M

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Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4183)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 13,423

Business summary

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of petrochemicals and industrial inorganic chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Functional Chemicals, Functional Polymeric Materials, Polyurethane, Basic Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Films and Sheets, and Others. The Functional Chemicals segment involves in fine chemical development in health-care materials such as vision-care, dental-care, and medical-care, as well as functional non-woven fabrics, catalysts for olefin polymerization and bio-method acryl amide catalysts. The Functional Polymeric Materials segment develops elastomers, performance compounds, and performance polymer resins for use in automobiles, electronic information materials, and the fields of lifestyle, industrial materials, environment, and energy. The Polyurethane segment produces functional products such as polyurethane foam materials and resins, acrylic resins, and amino resins for use in the automotive, information technology, energy, lifestyle-related, and industrial materials fields. The Basic Chemicals segment manufactures phenol and its derivative products, as well as develops industrial chemical business such as hydroquinone, purified terephthalic acid, and PET resin. The Petrochemicals segment includes functional propylene catalysts. The Films and Sheets segment fabricates products such as films and sheets in fields of lifestyle, industrial material, IT, and energy. The Others segment deals with other related businesses. The company was founded on October 1, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

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Revenue 1,212.28B
Gross profit 293,037M
Operating income 100,779M
Income before tax 85,772M
Net income 64,839M
EBITDA 144,836M
Diluted EPS 64.81
Dividends per share 14
Total assets 1,325.52B
Total liabilities 810,890M
Total equity 449,692M
Operating cash flow 100,440M

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Revenue 11,195.03M
Gross profit 2,706.10M
Operating income 930.66M
Income before tax 792.07M
Net income 598.76M
EBITDA 1,337.51M
Diluted EPS 0.59
Dividends per share 0.12
Total assets 11,895.58M
Total liabilities 7,277.12M
Total equity 4,035.64M
Operating cash flow 927.53M

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Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 8.48
ROA 5.01%
ROE 15.59%
Operating margin 8.31%
Profit margin 5.34%

Key executive

  • Executive President & Representative Director: Tsutomu Tannowa
  • IR Contact, Head-Finance & Accounting: Yoshito Ito
  • Director, Head-Research & Development: Shigeru Isayama
  • Director & Managing Executive Officer: Hideki Matsuo
  • Executive Officer: Akihiro Ichimura

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(7.2%)
  • Toray Industries, Inc.(3.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.8%)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.(2.1%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Pension Fund(1.6%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Shiodome City Center, 5-2 Higashi-Shimbashi 1-chome, Tokyo, 105-7122, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6253.2225

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