Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.


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Aug 17, 2017
Prev close: 3,680
Aug 17, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 152M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4021)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Agricultural
Full time employees: 2,402

Business summary

Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Functional Materials, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Wholesale Business, and Others. The Chemicals segment deals with fine and basic chemicals such as melamine, sulfuric and nitric acid, ammonia, epoxy compound for LED sealants, solder resist and painting, and flame retardant. The Functional Materials segment produces display, semiconductor, and inorganic materials. The Agrochemicals segment markets herbicides, insecticides, and fungicide. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers anti-cholesterol agent (LIVALO) and custom chemicals. The Wholesale Business segment handles chemical trading. The Others segment includes fertilizers, transportation, landscaping, and engineering. The company was founded by Jokichi Takamine, Eiichi Shibusawa, and Takashi Masuda in February 1887 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

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Revenue 180,289M
Gross profit 70,615M
Operating income 31,439M
Income before tax 31,713M
Net income 24,026M
EBITDA 40,328M
Diluted EPS 156.97
Dividends per share 52
Total assets 231,748M
Total liabilities 68,039M
Total equity 162,041M
Operating cash flow 32,491M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 1,664.91M
Gross profit 652.10M
Operating income 290.32M
Income before tax 292.85M
Net income 221.87M
EBITDA 372.41M
Diluted EPS 1.44
Dividends per share 0.48
Total assets 2,079.76M
Total liabilities 610.59M
Total equity 1,454.19M
Operating cash flow 300.04M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 20.64
ROA 10.44%
ROE 15.13%
Operating margin 17.43%
Profit margin 13.32%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Kojiro Kinoshita
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Finance: Hironori Yoshida
  • Director & Vice President: Junichi Miyazaki
  • Executive Officer: Shuichiro Dobashi
  • Executive Officer: Takeshi Iwata

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(7.4%)
  • Mizuho Bank Pension Fund(4.9%)
  • FIL Investments (Japan) Ltd.(4.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.8%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(3.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(3.3%)
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Group(3.1%)
  • Nissan Chemical Industries Business Association(2.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 3-7-1, Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0054, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3296.8111

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