Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.


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Aug 17, 2017
Prev close: 1,687
Aug 17, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 182.50M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4272)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 5,517

Business summary

Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Functional Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Safety Systems, and Other. The Functional Chemicals segment provides products in the environment and energy conservation fields based on dye and resin technology. The Pharmaceuticals segment centers on anti-cancer drugs and cancer related fields. The Safety Systems segment handles the improvement of automobile safety through applied explosive technologies that includes airbag inflators and gas generators. The Other segment deals with agrochemicals and real estate leasing. The company was founded by Jotaro Yamamoto, Naokichi Kaneko, and Soubei Mogi on June 5, 1916 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 159,112M
Gross profit 63,188M
Operating income 19,612M
Income before tax 22,397M
Net income 15,635M
EBITDA 31,127M
Diluted EPS 90.21
Dividends per share 30
Total assets 272,791M
Total liabilities 66,920M
Total equity 194,063M
Operating cash flow 31,389M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 1,469.34M
Gross profit 583.52M
Operating income 181.11M
Income before tax 206.82M
Net income 144.38M
EBITDA 287.44M
Diluted EPS 0.83
Dividends per share 0.27
Total assets 2,448.09M
Total liabilities 600.55M
Total equity 1,741.56M
Operating cash flow 289.86M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 16.73
ROA 5.73%
ROE 8.16%
Operating margin 12.32%
Profit margin 9.82%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Masanobu Suzuki
  • Director & General Manager-Research & Development: Tatsuya Numa
  • Representative Director & Executive Vice President: Ryouichi Araki
  • Executive Officer: Yuh-ichiro Ichikawa
  • Executive Officer: Takao Onuki

Share holders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(6.0%)
  • Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.(5.1%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.2%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(3.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(3.1%)
  • Nippon Kayaku Kayabe Star Club Business Association(2.9%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.8%)
  • National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperatives(2.8%)
  • Mebuki Financial Group, Inc.(2.7%)
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co.(2.6%)


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  • Address: Meiji Yasuda Seimei Bldg 19th-20th/F, 2-1-1 Marunouchi, Tokyo, 102-0005, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6731.5200

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