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  • Price (JPY)1,076.00
  • Today's Change0.00 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded1.52m
  • 1 Year change-9.12%
  • Beta1.1213
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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)549.27bn
  • Net income in JPY1.15bn
  • Incorporated1926
  • Employees11.22k
  • 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)
Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.76.90bn4.54bn84.19bn4.66k18.210.95110.461.0955.9755.97948.861,071.470.72014.693.55--
Kureha Corp144.57bn13.49bn130.66bn4.27k9.100.66685.170.9038690.18690.187,392.559,418.650.57392.725.11--5.404.786.786.5429.6528.559.428.161.11--0.126524.631.530.5336-1.6522.550.57359.10
Adeka Corp327.08bn16.42bn208.67bn5.38k12.650.91116.050.638159.00159.003,167.572,208.400.77223.463.7460,818,150.004.594.986.907.2226.5225.435.946.361.7369.660.176428.067.557.997.914.379.279.86
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.273.16bn-10.90bn222.77bn4.56k--0.68611.620.8155-273.35-273.356,850.317,959.060.57673.803.4959,969,920.00-2.172.95-2.703.7117.5919.46-3.774.481.48--0.159845.36-9.59-3.30-198.24--17.85-8.46
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd209.00bn13.20bn237.29bn5.97k17.061.129.301.14280.46280.464,441.334,254.480.66453.834.29--4.224.485.845.9230.3230.426.356.021.605.270.262325.481.150.197046.8728.09-1.048.45
Ube Industries, Ltd.613.89bn22.94bn243.20bn10.89k10.130.64424.130.3962226.14226.146,061.263,554.930.82025.614.00--3.013.764.275.7417.0318.173.674.131.22--0.360730.17-8.09-0.8838-0.17413.722.0712.47
Daicel Corp393.57bn19.71bn275.68bn11.61k13.921.155.530.700565.3965.391,301.28789.330.63562.504.56--3.625.514.577.1328.3128.995.707.841.81--0.52236.59-4.66-2.64296.00-13.330.51854.24
Zeon Corp301.96bn27.72bn362.73bn3.46k12.081.137.881.20126.63126.631,379.641,350.530.70722.914.11--6.534.978.967.0832.3129.999.236.591.46--0.059820.35-6.210.423537.208.92-4.387.96
Kuraray Co Ltd549.27bn1.15bn381.83bn11.22k323.900.71096.040.69523.323.321,596.491,513.520.5382.584.5848,958,730.000.19023.090.23513.7430.9732.520.35364.901.79--0.375555.93-5.910.758231.39-40.9314.140.00
JSR Corp446.61bn-55.16bn757.52bn9.28k--2.16--1.70-256.71-256.712,077.321,554.170.66142.883.7948,136,240.00-8.082.26-11.413.1329.8730.02-
Toray Industries Inc1.88tn45.79bn1.24tn48.03k26.580.98167.590.657628.5628.561,175.52773.440.67483.893.70--1.703.352.334.7120.0420.262.514.131.19--0.424227.67-9.93-2.19-45.63-12.67-1.05-7.09
Data as of Jun 23 2021. Currency figures normalised to Kuraray Co Ltd's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

28.69%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Dec 202022.51m6.34%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 202014.14m3.98%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jan 202111.12m3.13%
National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperativesas of 31 Dec 202010.88m3.07%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jan 202110.06m2.83%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 31 May 20219.66m2.72%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 May 20218.27m2.33%
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.as of 31 May 20215.24m1.48%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 May 20215.10m1.44%
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 12 Oct 20204.85m1.37%
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