Ube Industries Ltd.


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Sep 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,062M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4208)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Major Diversified
Full time employees: 10,928

Business summary

Ube Industries Ltd. engages in the chemical, pharmaceutical, construction material, machinery and metal, and energy and environment businesses. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Cement and Construction Materials, Machinery, Energy and Environment, and Others. The Chemicals segment handles the manufacture and sale of caprolactam, nylon plastics, ammonia, industrial chemicals, and synthetic rubbers. The Pharmaceuticals segment deals with the manufacture and sale of proprietary drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and intermediates. The Cement and Construction Materials segment includes cement, ready-mix concrete, building materials, and resource recycling. The Machinery segment manages the manufacture and sale of molding machinery and industrial machinery. The Energy and Environment segment handles the sale and import of coal, call center operation, and power supply business. The Others segment consists of the development, sale, and brokerage of real estate properties as well as the sale of products overseas. The company was founded by Sukesaku Watanabe in June 1897 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 616,563M
Gross profit 115,901M
Operating income 34,818M
Income before tax 32,933M
Net income 24,185M
EBITDA 69,450M
Diluted EPS 22.78
Dividends per share 6
Total assets 709,379M
Total liabilities 398,978M
Total equity 287,222M
Operating cash flow 53,418M

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Revenue 5,693.75M
Gross profit 1,070.30M
Operating income 321.53M
Income before tax 304.12M
Net income 223.34M
EBITDA 641.34M
Diluted EPS 0.21
Dividends per share 0.05
Total assets 6,366.14M
Total liabilities 3,580.52M
Total equity 2,577.60M
Operating cash flow 493.29M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 10.98
ROA 3.48%
ROE 8.72%
Operating margin 5.64%
Profit margin 3.92%

Key executive

  • President, Group CEO & Representative Director: Yuzuru Yamamoto
  • Group CFO & Manager-Business Administration: Masayuki Fujii
  • Executive Officer, GM-Research & Development: Morihisa Yokota
  • Group Chief Compliance Officer & Manager-HR: Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Executive Officer: Makoto Aikawa

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.7%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.6%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(2.6%)
  • BlackRock Investment Management LLC(2.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.1%)
  • Ube Industries Ltd.(2.0%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.8%)
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.(1.8%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.7%)


  • Website: http://www.ube-ind.co.jp
  • Address: 1978-96 Oaza Kogushi, Ube, 755-8633, Japan
  • Phone: +81.836.31.2111

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