Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (JPY)1,590.00
  • Today's Change18.00 / 1.15%
  • Shares traded1.74m
  • 1 Year change-26.18%
  • Beta1.0215
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About the company

KURARAY CO., LTD. is engaged in manufacture and sale of chemicals. The Vinyl Acetate segment manufactures and sells Poval resins and films, EVAL resins and films, and polyvinyl butyral (PVB) resins. The Isoprene segment manufactures and sells isoprene-based chemicals and fine chemicals, heat-resistant polyamide resins and thermoplastic elastomers, among others. The Functional Materials segment manufactures and sells methacrylic resin and processed resin products, artificial leather and dental materials, among others. The Fiber segment manufactures and sells vinylon, polyester and dry nonwoven, among others. The Trading segment sells polyester filament produced by the Company and products manufactured by other companies. The Others segment manufactures and sells advanced membranes, activated carbon, gums, processed resin products, conducts warehousing, logistics and processing business, provides insurance and travel services.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)588.71bn
  • Net income in JPY51.16bn
  • Incorporated1926
  • Employees9.09k
  • Location
    Kuraray Co Ltd9F, Ote 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 Corp150.30bn9.25bn135.03bn4.37k14.490.84346.990.8984447.75447.757,271.607,695.150.61693.144.9034,361,460.003.853.285.144.6527.0027.246.235.360.6724--0.220226.9011.362.4538.5124.73-12.294.56
Toagosei Co Ltd147.67bn12.01bn160.90bn2.39k13.360.86257.891.0991.2591.251,121.791,413.370.62736.653.4861,707,
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd215.30bn14.46bn193.65bn5.71k12.711.037.750.8995307.22307.224,574.523,799.040.76874.804.4637,718,460.005.243.356.734.4830.3229.466.814.161.74--0.190129.446.932.9358.3734.36-6.893.71
Ube Industries, Ltd.716.68bn28.25bn244.79bn10.80k8.600.74923.730.3416268.11268.116,801.553,076.430.98395.924.6966,365,680.004.092.946.474.7817.9117.874.163.190.8069--0.356829.4912.812.1330.9930.83-1.988.45
Zeon Corp335.04bn13.26bn249.64bn3.33k17.520.86847.350.745160.0960.091,512.591,212.600.76673.744.14100,673,400.003.134.874.507.2130.1529.
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.341.16bn25.20bn281.52bn4.22k10.920.85846.500.8252631.79631.798,554.858,037.970.72975.004.3780,862,530.005.414.836.766.3119.0519.257.426.181.53--0.149926.839.813.6725.4123.65-1.4314.87
JSR Corp464.09bn31.98bn384.87bn7.20k11.870.93887.360.8293143.42143.422,081.621,812.930.70923.323.6064,429,540.
Daicel Corp469.16bn39.88bn416.08bn12.31k10.120.99655.270.8869117.45117.451,380.981,193.130.72362.914.9338,115,440.007.307.309.399.7529.1928.1210.099.202.02--0.173824.675.205.25-14.2019.245.1021.67
Kuraray Co Ltd588.71bn51.16bn557.85bn9.09k10.790.95725.340.9476145.72145.721,678.091,642.340.68682.844.9164,771,480.006.09--7.20--32.96--8.86--1.6360.760.2716--6.85--32.68------
Toray Industries Inc2.35tn96.90bn1.30tn45.76k13.,466.08723.780.87254.144.7651,305,710.003.903.955.495.6919.8920.434.474.391.01--0.444824.298.806.73-3.5214.627.088.45
Data as of Dec 19 2018. Currency figures normalised to Kuraray Co Ltd's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

28.63%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 201818.51m5.22%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 15 Aug 201813.59m3.83%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 May 201710.63m3.00%
National Mutual Insurance Fed. of Agricultural Cooperativesas of 30 Jun 201810.10m2.85%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 20189.95m2.81%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Oct 20188.91m2.51%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 20188.45m2.38%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 30 Nov 20187.88m2.22%
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.as of 31 May 20177.30m2.06%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20176.26m1.76%
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