Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (JPY)954.20
  • Today's Change-11.30 / -1.17%
  • Shares traded1.29m
  • 1 Year change-9.38%
  • Beta1.3647
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About the company

ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION is mainly engaged in material business, housing business and others. The Company operates in three business segments. The Materials segment includes fiber business, including capra fiber, polyurethane fiber, nonwoven fabric, nylon 66 fiber, chemical business, including petrochemicals, high performance polymer, high performance materials and consumer goods, separators for lithium secondary batteries, separators for lead storage batteries, mixed signal LSI and other electronic businesses. The Housing segment includes housing business, such as construction contracting, real estate, renovation, and other housing related businesses, and the building materials business, including lightweight aerated concrete, heat insulation materials, foundation piles, structural materials. The Healthcare segment consists of pharmaceuticals such as medical drugs and diagnostics, medical business and critical care business. It also includes engineering, staffing business and others.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)2.73tn
  • Net income in JPY-91.31bn
  • Incorporated1931
  • Employees46.75k
  • Location
    Asahi Kasei CorpHibiya Mitsui Tower, 1-1-2, Yuraku-choCHIYODA-KU 100-0006JapanJPN
  • Phone+81 366993000
  • Fax+81 332963161
  • Websitehttps://www.asahi-kasei.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)
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd357.39bn26.34bn273.31bn4.38k9.830.92584.090.7647123.54123.541,676.361,312.320.64462.696.1281,632,940.005.587.447.9210.5527.9231.428.6612.331.04--0.356623.8231.4826.2239.2012.6757.2920.11
NAGASE & CO., LTD.912.90bn23.63bn275.55bn7.11k11.740.74447.040.3018199.15199.157,710.383,
Air Water Inc1.00tn40.44bn427.34bn19.30k10.450.98294.860.4253178.01176.674,424.011,892.360.95099.564.65--
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co Inc781.21bn49.09bn433.59bn9.89k8.170.65694.890.555238.82238.823,805.132,970.070.7983.674.45--5.605.447.767.6221.5322.107.016.911.38--0.179635.7810.714.201.64-4.1111.416.28
NOF CORPORATION217.71bn33.97bn497.05bn3.79k14.392.0312.312.28416.94416.942,672.372,960.570.72683.164.64--11.369.6913.7311.7534.8833.7615.6213.362.79--0.019828.1513.013.8827.2911.280.032211.03
Tosoh Corp1.06tn50.34bn534.76bn13.86k10.410.70865.380.5024158.09158.093,342.962,321.450.93293.774.11--4.947.807.1811.3320.5925.645.298.681.34--0.18229.9515.875.28-53.37-10.7313.747.39
KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.509.07bn25.20bn578.51bn15.67k20.581.6711.781.14103.13103.132,076.201,270.720.8023.824.88--4.654.378.256.8026.9230.355.806.100.8074--0.263434.6021.444.84-5.017.32-7.312.13
Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd2.90tn6.99bn700.43bn34.70k99.000.59075.780.24194.274.271,770.73716.160.68342.974.58---1.112.21-1.803.7528.3531.34-1.623.320.7967--0.495343.114.705.74-95.69-44.59-0.7658-3.93
Mitsui Chemicals Inc1.88tn82.94bn706.69bn18.78k8.170.85033.880.376430.98430.989,771.514,139.760.9393.695.20--4.504.867.487.7720.3022.144.805.330.938--0.455328.6116.557.19-24.602.9921.225.92
Nissan Chemical Corp228.07bn41.09bn843.60bn2.74k20.603.8516.103.70291.29291.291,617.261,557.120.78862.082.81--14.3213.2719.0417.6046.8344.0018.1616.501.73--0.109746.369.663.355.968.656.2719.25
Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corp4.63tn96.07bn1.23tn69.78k14.400.7433.040.265656.7756.773,049.991,100.040.81684.405.67--2.382.433.633.9426.7427.692.923.380.812487.470.530247.1616.534.47-45.78-14.624.24-1.28
Nippon Sanso Holdings Corp1.19tn73.08bn1.28tn19.40k17.501.777.041.08168.85168.852,741.751,673.320.57388.425.14--3.673.364.594.4536.9637.546.406.551.0111.080.542823.3723.9812.9314.0014.759.5210.56
Asahi Kasei Corp2.73tn-91.31bn1.34tn46.75k--0.801115.330.4908-65.92-65.921,965.901,198.300.80153.306.25---2.632.83-3.653.9228.3830.89-3.283.550.9271--0.36559.4610.775.95-156.41--12.331.15
Data as of May 30 2023. Currency figures normalised to Asahi Kasei Corp's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

21.45%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 28 Apr 202350.79m3.64%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 15 Dec 202142.12m3.02%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 31 Mar 202339.91m2.86%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 31 Mar 202336.47m2.62%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 05 May 202333.54m2.41%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 28 Apr 202326.12m1.87%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 02 May 202323.24m1.67%
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.as of 15 Dec 202121.18m1.52%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 202313.10m0.94%
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 27 Feb 202312.44m0.89%
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Data from 31 Mar 2023 - 31 Mar 2023Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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