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  • Price (JPY)1,220.00
  • Today's Change-14.00 / -1.13%
  • Shares traded2.10m
  • 1 Year change+38.15%
  • Beta1.5409
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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)2.11tn
  • Net income in JPY79.77bn
  • Incorporated1931
  • Employees40.69k
  • 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 Ltd202.72bn-1.60bn357.21bn4.18k--1.5912.181.76-7.49-7.49950.97996.500.44272.084.6848,520,820.000.31758.020.428110.9923.3232.120.717313.141.1636.770.398323.07-23.0813.96-96.82-16.3235.0537.97
Air Water Inc806.63bn27.32bn394.72bn18.21k14.231.085.690.4893120.72120.953,561.881,584.860.88329.474.29--3.323.884.785.9022.4322.133.763.861.12--0.452330.96-0.30324.07-10.876.296.519.46
NOF CORPORATION172.65bn23.30bn494.63bn3.72k20.782.3817.132.86280.51280.512,078.122,448.610.68133.434.18--9.208.9211.0810.9433.2432.3713.5011.602.54--0.046627.83-4.570.255110.2311.392.3617.32
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co Inc595.72bn36.07bn541.55bn8.95k13.830.95197.690.9091173.41173.412,863.972,520.350.74093.853.99--4.906.266.779.0423.6622.766.617.971.67--0.144829.39-2.870.074670.481.115.6316.95
Tosoh Corporation732.85bn63.28bn625.46bn13.34k9.690.9945.770.8535198.60198.602,290.311,935.530.78413.353.47--7.268.8810.4613.3327.8927.469.269.571.51--0.160524.69-6.77-0.560513.919.7914.3016.47
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.1.21tn57.87bn771.37bn17.98k12.761.225.480.6366295.57295.576,239.513,102.520.78463.384.33--4.164.816.487.4724.2522.955.305.261.13--0.427928.94-10.21-2.0570.3720.3113.1020.11
Nissan Chemical Corp209.12bn33.47bn776.16bn2.64k23.253.8917.673.71231.85231.851,447.821,384.140.81212.682.86--13.0111.9017.0915.9241.9641.3716.0214.621.89--0.101640.201.103.408.748.41-0.286118.77
KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.364.62bn20.03bn799.88bn16.46k40.442.6319.332.1972.5572.551,323.791,115.870.63373.753.64--
Nippon Sanso Holdings Corp818.24bn55.21bn934.61bn19.36k16.911.826.521.14127.59127.591,890.781,185.820.45617.394.5342,270,860.003.173.443.974.8138.8037.476.956.340.91815.030.626624.64-3.766.603.5113.723.1113.40
Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd2.29tn46.04bn978.37bn33.59k20.990.9484.790.427828.1628.161,398.77623.390.59843.023.74--1.783.493.056.1433.7232.852.985.130.983710.240.476936.312.751.7048.88-10.786.124.56
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp.3.26tn-7.56bn1.41tn69.61k--,196.33870.400.62533.944.60--0.43623.240.68085.6728.4328.780.69754.480.8181--0.599337.57-9.02-1.67-120.32--3.269.86
Asahi Kasei Corp2.11tn79.77bn1.72tn40.69k21.461.177.990.816857.4957.491,517.911,057.610.73372.976.33--2.865.003.966.9632.3231.683.906.050.932--0.307536.14-2.121.65-23.25-2.769.4911.20
Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd849.66bn54.86bn3.91tn27.32k52.514.2836.724.6031.4231.42488.51385.130.52634.753.5431,102,420.004.69--6.04--41.33--8.91--1.37--0.3727--12.88--21.60------
Data as of Jun 23 2021. Currency figures normalised to Asahi Kasei Corp's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

27.23%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 May 202154.07m3.88%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jan 202152.65m3.78%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 13 Mar 202052.51m3.77%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 31 Mar 202140.99m2.94%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 13 Mar 202037.08m2.66%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 May 202130.70m2.20%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 30 Sep 202029.80m2.14%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 31 Mar 202127.71m1.99%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Jan 202127.48m1.97%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 31 May 202126.61m1.91%
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