Kuraray Co Ltd

Kuraray Co Ltd

Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (JPY)1,153.00
  • Today's Change-5.00 / -0.43%
  • Shares traded1.23m
  • 1 Year change+11.62%
  • Beta0.9968
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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 through 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. It is also engaged in the manufacture and sales of high-performance membranes, consignment of production incidental business and logistics services, design and construction of water treatment facilities, warehousing and logistics and processing business, and the operation of insurance and travel business.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)756.38bn
  • Net income in JPY54.31bn
  • Incorporated1926
  • Employees11.33k
  • Location
    Kuraray Co Ltd2F, Tokiwabashi Tower, 1-1-3, Ote-machiCHIYODA-KU 100-0004JapanJPN
  • 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)
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(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
NIPPON PILLAR PACKING CO., LTD.46.47bn10.03bn88.02bn832.008.281.447.401.89424.64424.641,967.232,437.490.70645.962.7755,849,760.0015.257.9717.829.4743.6536.6321.5913.403.82--0.006130.8334.678.36140.4920.93-5.6128.72
Osaka Soda Co Ltd100.47bn12.23bn109.73bn991.008.531.056.871.09481.48481.483,947.473,921.820.75235.082.89101,381,400.009.165.8612.598.0230.4522.5112.176.712.28--0.073923.10-9.44-1.1956.0716.9320.947.78
Shin-Etsu Polymer Co Ltd105.93bn8.29bn115.76bn5.16k13.691.069.321.09102.32102.321,307.581,326.980.80444.463.6320,540,430.006.305.378.066.7731.9431.417.836.912.65--0.0026.0420.464.6039.078.324.6616.72
Kureha Corp194.21bn18.50bn169.56bn4.26k8.610.74775.630.8731946.33946.339,934.7310,900.780.68833.085.2645,599,910.006.605.238.446.9231.2729.239.598.731.07--0.093525.6316.444.944.9715.136.0613.81
UBE Corp547.04bn5.25bn208.90bn9.85k36.500.52046.310.381953.8953.895,635.103,779.860.70943.643.8655,542,290.000.6363.690.91255.5117.6318.320.89654.120.84421.670.358932.286.741.236.820.2592-2.779.63
Adeka Corp398.20bn19.31bn221.75bn5.47k11.390.84945.620.5569187.70187.703,871.412,515.850.82952.764.3672,849,430.004.875.107.427.5424.7225.775.876.511.50--0.155129.4910.9910.1944.619.153.1118.47
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.425.02bn24.82bn223.99bn4.53k8.810.60244.060.527622.98622.9810,666.369,112.910.80574.144.0793,905,660.004.863.076.353.8720.5519.626.034.591.46--0.138244.1835.194.67317.634.14-9.442.53
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd283.84bn18.32bn237.29bn7.92k12.290.91137.350.836389.29389.296,031.895,250.660.7853.914.5135,855,860.005.184.776.876.4128.7930.266.596.471.98--0.148726.3125.895.8438.6513.966.4817.08
Denka Co Ltd409.61bn11.94bn239.81bn6.36k19.550.77886.310.5855138.50138.504,750.093,477.380.69733.073.6164,423,560.001.964.722.876.9625.3126.392.816.100.8332--0.3744.968.591.2014.167.4710.9415.68
Daicel Corp529.47bn37.30bn294.16bn11.10k7.690.98494.310.5556126.23126.231,792.42985.930.73652.485.1547,682,910.005.354.797.336.1627.7028.707.276.921.00--0.521840.6118.901.2458.55-6.274.542.53
Zeon Corp387.18bn24.33bn311.22bn3.98k11.870.84216.860.8038114.22114.221,818.441,610.230.74032.544.4197,256,720.004.705.276.947.4630.9030.676.356.901.10--0.02720.7219.794.6920.557.61-1.2211.84
Kuraray Co Ltd756.38bn54.31bn409.16bn11.33k7.160.59643.380.5409161.11161.112,242.301,933.390.65422.695.18--4.812.586.073.2131.9531.697.354.221.40--0.326756.7220.187.8545.74-0.05595.270.9347
Data as of Mar 20 2023. Currency figures normalised to Kuraray Co Ltd's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

25.58%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Feb 202321.25m5.99%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 Jan 202312.62m3.56%
National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperativesas of 30 Jun 202210.88m3.07%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 Jan 20239.71m2.74%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20239.29m2.62%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 03 Mar 20238.78m2.47%
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 09 Jan 20235.16m1.46%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 02 Mar 20234.59m1.30%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20224.37m1.23%
Tweedy, Browne Co. LLCas of 30 Dec 20224.12m1.16%
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Data from 21 Nov 2022 - 31 Dec 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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