Basic MaterialsChemicals
  • Price (JPY)922.50
  • Today's Change6.00 / 0.65%
  • Shares traded2.96m
  • 1 Year change-16.63%
  • Beta1.3366
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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)2.10tn
  • Net income in JPY93.14bn
  • 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)
Denka Co Ltd366.15bn21.88bn286.92bn6.32k12.781.116.490.7836253.51253.514,243.542,906.800.74313.374.5657,972,140.004.374.626.506.9626.3425.125.885.610.6992--0.35939.21-7.82-0.1659-9.353.603.9118.95
Showa Denko K.K.757.58bn-47.30bn298.82bn10.81k--0.6905--0.3944-324.23-324.235,193.302,890.710.47593.093.5370,062,060.00-2.734.74-4.117.3416.4422.97-5.745.761.15--0.578322.24-8.640.6725-34.4583.64-1.6734.08
Air Water Inc806.03bn27.92bn340.73bn18.21k11.311.015.040.4227131.16130.323,755.931,462.800.96399.584.7444,260,500.003.744.055.616.2822.4021.893.883.790.9347--0.46228.819.004.143.408.1615.089.46
NOF CORPORATION175.14bn19.79bn352.52bn3.72k17.581.8713.992.01236.31236.312,092.092,217.930.72483.034.6847,106,
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co Inc595.64bn24.40bn448.54bn8.95k17.030.83537.720.753116.67116.672,845.502,378.760.76564.014.2966,522,220.003.536.304.929.3021.7522.194.617.961.53--0.118626.29-5.492.98-61.53-13.3612.1620.11
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.1.25tn23.11bn526.25bn17.98k21.680.93676.000.4208118.66118.666,461.462,745.810.83273.494.8569,563,100.001.964.513.016.9921.5922.222.354.701.09159.080.499428.87-9.71-2.89-50.1517.0615.2931.95
Tosoh Corporation749.81bn44.45bn570.84bn13.34k12.841.026.740.7613136.73136.732,309.741,724.220.83983.693.8656,224,280.005.358.657.9413.4624.3426.486.378.871.31--0.213323.45-8.75-0.5899-28.90-2.2712.8228.47
Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd2.17tn9.63bn597.62bn33.59k61.820.64943.570.2755.845.841,328.91555.880.62092.954.0064,692,820.
KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.380.56bn16.47bn714.27bn16.46k44.102.5917.451.8859.4159.411,376.311,012.850.68523.963.8123,121,390.003.754.915.287.1032.0832.445.476.881.95--0.275431.31-4.813.106.16-1.97-0.447814.87
TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION824.41bn48.55bn725.86bn19.72k14.941.735.390.8805112.20112.201,905.04971.310.46287.284.6341,808,050.002.803.594.025.2138.5136.726.055.980.96397.030.689324.8514.848.7329.1820.7716.2916.59
Nissan Chemical Corp207.40bn30.55bn788.80bn2.64k25.974.3019.133.80209.47209.471,420.971,264.380.91712.733.2678,560,220.0013.5411.3016.5915.2040.9140.9914.7613.972.08--0.069237.560.94733.854.7911.081.4120.11
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp.3.39tn4.98bn954.99bn69.61k358.160.77253.550.2821.7712.412,284.60820.710.63644.074.8248,655,920.000.55384.020.94557.4027.1128.820.87035.280.71999.920.631928.71-6.77-0.4179-77.74-9.388.0019.74
Asahi Kasei Corp2.10tn93.14bn1.28tn40.69k13.650.93855.840.60767.1367.131,516.93976.550.79253.087.0051,727,050.003.585.434.877.6031.4631.274.526.260.8326--0.341532.40-0.86421.61-29.54-0.327910.5212.34
Data as of Sep 25 2020. Currency figures normalised to Asahi Kasei Corp's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

25.49%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 13 Mar 202052.51m3.77%
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202049.95m3.58%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Apr 202044.07m3.16%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 202041.07m2.95%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 13 Mar 202037.08m2.66%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Aug 202035.41m2.54%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 202029.65m2.13%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202024.06m1.73%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Apr 202021.89m1.57%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 201919.60m1.41%
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