Tosoh Corp.


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Aug 16, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 650.16M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4042)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 12,292

Business summary

Tosoh Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of basic chemicals, petrochemicals, fine chemicals, and specialty products. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals, Chlor-alkali, Specialty, Engineering, and Others. The Petrochemical segment offers olefins and polymers. The Chlor-alkali provides caustic soda, vinyl chloride monomer, polyvinyl chloride, high-performance polyurethane, organic chemicals, urethane raw materials, and cement. The Specialty segment handles inorganic or organic fine product, measurement and diagnostic products, electronic materials that include quartz glass and sputtering target. The Engineering segment deals with water treatment equipment and construction. The Others segment manages transportation and warehousing, inspection and analysis, and information processing businesses. The company was founded on February 11, 1935 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 743,028M
Gross profit 213,322M
Operating income 111,217M
Income before tax 110,533M
Net income 75,664M
EBITDA 141,633M
Diluted EPS 116.41
Dividends per share 24
Total assets 782,623M
Total liabilities 334,284M
Total equity 413,480M
Operating cash flow 115,715M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 6,861.62M
Gross profit 1,969.95M
Operating income 1,027.05M
Income before tax 1,020.73M
Net income 698.73M
EBITDA 1,307.93M
Diluted EPS 1.07
Dividends per share 0.22
Total assets 7,023.44M
Total liabilities 2,999.94M
Total equity 3,710.67M
Operating cash flow 1,068.59M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 8.39
ROA 9.97%
ROE 20.07%
Operating margin 14.96%
Profit margin 10.18%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Toshinori Yamamoto
  • Director & Manager-Business Administration: Koji Kawamoto
  • Director & Manager-Engineering Sector: Keiichiro Nishizawa
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Technology Center: Kei Hironaga
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Personnel: Yutaka Nakamura

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(6.7%)
  • MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.(3.6%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(3.3%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.5%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc.(2.3%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(2.0%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 4560 Kaisei-cho, Shunan, 746-8501, Japan
  • Phone: +81.834.63.9800

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