Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (JPY)1,054.00
  • Today's Change-10.00 / -0.94%
  • Shares traded1.52m
  • 1 Year change-22.56%
  • Beta1.1155
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About the company

KURARAY CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacture and sale of chemicals. The Company operates in five business segments. The Vinyl Acetate segment provides functional resins and films such as poval, polyvinyl butyral (PVB), and EVAL. The Isoprene segment provides thermoplastic elastomer SEPTON, CLARITY, isoprene-related products, and GENESTA. The Functional Materials segment provides methacrylic resins, medical-related products, and carbon materials. The Textile segment provides synthetic fibers, artificial leather CLARINO, and non-woven fabrics. The Trading segment processes and sells synthetic fibers and artificial leather, and plans and sells other products.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)550.39bn
  • Net income in JPY-6.05bn
  • Incorporated1926
  • Employees11.12k
  • Location
    Kuraray Co LtdOte Center Bldg., 1-1-3, Ote-machiCHIYODA-KU 100-8115JapanJPN
  • Phone+81 367011000
  • Fax+81 367011005
  • Websitehttps://www.kuraray.co.jp/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Kureha Corp141.84bn12.12bn98.20bn4.27k7.720.54944.070.6924611.64611.647,215.138,590.900.56722.565.6633,209,550.004.884.096.385.7328.8828.128.616.970.7735--0.186226.45-3.96-1.06-1.548.33-3.199.10
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd197.98bn6.90bn144.06bn5.97k19.800.76787.910.7277146.71146.714,207.153,783.630.69253.864.4733,168,200.002.413.933.245.1429.0030.243.485.141.59--0.217727.85-2.97-0.2916-40.434.790.21528.45
Toagosei Co Ltd138.71bn8.64bn152.59bn2.47k17.600.78578.271.1065.6765.671,054.721,471.250.57145.423.5356,088,560.003.665.144.326.1328.0228.066.418.143.89--0.054931.19-3.41-0.5372-18.524.3011.576.96
Ube Industries, Ltd.638.94bn17.10bn200.29bn10.89k11.180.57853.760.3135168.65168.656,305.603,259.910.87825.284.4358,672,360.002.273.713.345.8016.9318.532.583.980.9964--0.358728.19-8.530.8015-29.309.420.326712.47
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.288.10bn9.39bn234.19bn4.51k24.370.71666.030.8129235.56235.567,224.788,010.030.60763.884.1863,879,380.002.094.652.585.8817.6720.233.446.651.58--0.148631.53-10.84-4.22-53.48-10.2912.828.45
Daicel Corp391.86bn291.00m239.93bn11.61k903.260.68566.770.61230.87680.87681,239.261,155.260.6392.365.1933,763,
Zeon Corp309.04bn17.71bn270.27bn3.46k14.090.9497.730.874580.9380.931,412.001,201.220.76663.114.4189,266,320.004.424.616.056.6428.2129.455.766.041.28--0.073220.90-4.600.92219.441.15-2.338.45
Kuraray Co Ltd550.39bn-6.05bn377.57bn11.12k--0.70716.790.686-17.72-17.721,598.461,504.740.53742.494.7449,518,130.00-0.50114.18-0.61594.9830.6332.80-0.93246.161.6756.690.41844.66-4.51---105.83------
JSR Corp445.56bn16.19bn562.38bn9.05k33.161.3612.291.2675.0076.172,066.461,822.870.65152.714.1949,233,150.002.764.903.756.7029.6429.614.246.891.4626.590.222241.75-4.723.16-32.17-5.666.208.45
Toray Industries Inc2.07tn42.55bn802.85bn48.03k18.660.70284.830.388226.3826.381,287.42700.220.75483.874.5343,057,210.001.793.652.445.1419.8220.302.374.201.0917.470.460128.16-7.291.95-29.79-4.742.017.78
Data as of Sep 25 2020. Currency figures normalised to Kuraray Co Ltd's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

28.40%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 14 Aug 202021.88m6.17%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jul 202014.48m4.08%
National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperativesas of 30 Jun 202010.88m3.07%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jul 202010.12m2.85%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Aug 20209.87m2.78%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jul 20209.46m2.67%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 31 Aug 20209.27m2.61%
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 13 Jul 20205.69m1.60%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20194.63m1.30%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 Sep 20204.49m1.27%
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