Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (JPY)1,144.00
  • Today's Change0.00 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded3.66m
  • 1 Year change-21.48%
  • Beta1.0096
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About the company

ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION is mainly engaged in chemical business. It has seven business segments. The Chemical segment offers petrochemicals, functional films, functional resins and others. The Textile segment offers synthetic textile and nonwoven fabrics. The Housing segment is engaged in the development and sale of housing, as well as the renovation, real estate transaction and others. The Construction Material segment offers aerated light-weight concrete and high-performance adiabatic materials. The Electronics segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of electronic materials and electronic components. The Drug and Medical segment offers pharmaceuticals and medical devices, including artificial kidneys, blood purifiers, leukocyte removal filters, virus clearance filters and others. In addition, the Company is also involved in the design, construction and maintenance of industrial facilities and others.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)2.12tn
  • Net income in JPY178.30bn
  • Incorporated1931
  • Employees34.67k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
3407:TYO since
Sage Automotive Interiors IncDeal completed19 Jul 201819 Jul 2018Deal completed-22.55%1.06bn
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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)
TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION669.93bn48.92bn838.47bn15.88k17.122.018.751.25113.05113.051,548.09962.400.69927.794.2742,197,590.005.334.037.175.6035.4534.867.635.551.0452.620.43323.4911.116.6540.81--11.4013.90
Nissan Chemical Corp200.43bn29.37bn894.00bn2.51k30.544.9322.174.46196.47196.471,340.241,217.390.87712.913.8679,820,790.0012.919.8116.0913.4341.7439.5714.7212.352.05--0.040732.747.274.6912.9714.3612.2921.20
Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd2.27tn118.19bn913.81bn6.01k7.640.91073.730.402272.2572.251,389.93606.100.73013.274.57378,398,000.004.783.768.596.6332.9330.696.554.840.7919--0.404429.1912.972.3374.77--4.1429.67
Pidilite Industries Limited105.48bn15.20bn945.55bn5.38k62.3116.0454.988.9618.7518.75130.0572.831.244.296.5112,299,740.0017.9719.5024.6526.6151.2546.8314.4813.251.9057.350.126829.212.5811.0711.9017.8110.3518.20
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp.3.84tn231.52bn1.24tn69.23k5.520.83792.610.3235149.42149.422,475.72984.580.81984.564.5755,492,
Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd623.56bn38.40bn1.25tn20.26k32.032.4213.982.00119.72119.721,944.011,585.760.68145.653.5630,782,350.006.40--10.03--39.19--9.39--1.66--0.0724--------------
Asahi Kasei Corp2.12tn178.30bn1.60tn34.67k8.961.175.580.7573127.71127.711,517.72980.220.86373.736.2461,117,100.007.355.6610.318.0231.7329.558.516.060.8031--0.241827.278.464.1548.0425.95-1.5319.42
The Siam Cement PCL1.63tn161.16bn1.74tn51.10k10.811.896.241.0739.0439.04395.51222.770.82176.139.30--9.9410.9313.8315.3520.9220.2812.0911.931.02--0.398843.376.492.04-1.8618.486.9311.55
PETRONAS CHEMICALS GROUP BHD518.63bn126.57bn1.97tn4.66k15.582.5011.343.800.58740.58742.413.660.56617.558.27--14.1411.4116.3213.3535.4434.5124.9722.732.85--0.064851.6125.590.955142.463.4929.024.18
Asian Paints Ltd283.58bn33.24bn2.07tn6.24k62.3114.8451.887.3121.7621.76185.5991.331.293.519.9528,530,670.0015.4716.7324.0426.5642.0539.5212.0311.030.8349--0.177144.112.419.552.8912.0717.2413.59
Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation1.48tn230.69bn2.26tn18.59k9.741.587.011.5310.8310.8369.4766.670.68378.8213.98--11.906.8516.329.3115.0710.0617.419.862.11--0.194571.9912.29-1.7624.1349.386.0461.81
Data as of Dec 19 2018. Currency figures normalised to Asahi Kasei Corp's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

27.29%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Sep 201895.45m6.81%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Sep 201849.75m3.55%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 28 Feb 201847.00m3.35%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 201844.62m3.18%
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 10 Oct 201835.61m2.54%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Oct 201831.48m2.24%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 201721.95m1.57%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 06 Dec 201821.75m1.55%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 30 Nov 201818.55m1.32%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 201816.60m1.18%
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