Unitika Ltd.


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Aug 21, 2017
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Aug 21, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 577.56M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(3103)
Process Industries
Full time employees: 3,671

Business summary

Unitika Ltd. engages in the polymer and functional materials business. It operates through the following business segments: Polymer, Functional Material, Fiber, and Others. The Polymer segment manufactures and sells plastic film, resin, and non-woven cloth. The Functional Material segment handles the manufacture and sale of glass fibers. The Fiber segment deals with the manufacture and sale of various fibers such as thread, cotton, and knitted fibers. The Others segment includes environmental business, medical business, lifestyle and wellness, and real estate businesses. The company was founded on June 19, 1889 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 126,219M
Gross profit 32,070M
Operating income 12,805M
Income before tax 8,052M
Net income 7,388M
EBITDA 17,331M
Diluted EPS 5.75
Dividends per share 0
Total assets 211,872M
Total liabilities 166,603M
Total equity 41,842M
Operating cash flow 18,111M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 1,165.59M
Gross profit 296.15M
Operating income 118.25M
Income before tax 74.35M
Net income 68.22M
EBITDA 160.04M
Diluted EPS 0.05
Dividends per share 0
Total assets 1,901.39M
Total liabilities 1,495.13M
Total equity 375.50M
Operating cash flow 167.24M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 8.39
ROA 3.42%
ROE 19.33%
Operating margin 10.14%
Profit margin 5.85%

Key executive

  • President & Representative Director: Hiroyuki Shime
  • Representative Director & Head-Technology: Shuji Ueno
  • Executive Officer: Masahiro Hosoda
  • Executive Officer & Head-Special Procurement: Hirokazu Taketoshi
  • Executive Officer & Investor Relations Contact: Shoji Ishikawa

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.5%)
  • Renaissance Technologies LLC(4.3%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.(4.2%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Unitika Ltd. Employee Stock Ownership Plan(1.8%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • T&D Holdings, Inc.(1.3%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(1.3%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.3%)


  • Website: http://www.unitika.co.jp
  • Address: Osaka Center Building, 4-1-3 Kyutaro-machi, Osaka, 541-8566, Japan
  • Phone: +81.6.6281.5695

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