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Last ¥154.00 JPY
Change Today -1.00 / -0.65%
Volume 17.7M
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Showa Denko K.K. operates as a chemical company in Japan and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Electronics, Inorganics, Aluminum, and Others. The Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, including ethylene and propylene, C4 fraction, cracked fuel oils, etc.; organic chemicals, such as vinyl acetate monomer, ethyl acetate, and ester resins, as well as acetaldehyde, acetic acid, and allyl alcohol. The Chemicals segment provides industrial gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, compressed hydrogen, carbonic acid, dry ice, and other gases; basic chemicals, such as acrylonitril, ammonia, amino acid, chelate agent, caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, chloroprene rubber, and chlorinated polyethylene; electronic chemicals; functional polymers comprising plastics and molding compounds for various applications; and specialty chemicals, including raw materials for cosmetics, functional monomers, hydrophilic polymers, and HPLC columns. The Electronics segment offers hard disks, compound semiconductors, and rare earth magnetic alloys. The Inorganics segment offers ceramics products, such as alumina, abrasive, refractory, and graphite electrodes for electric steel making furnaces; fine carbon products; and ceramics that include aluminum hydroxide and alumina. The Aluminum segment provides rolled products, such as high-purity foils for capacitors and aluminum sheets; specialty products, including cylinders for laser beam printers; cast rods of aluminum alloys; forged products; heat exchangers; and beverage cans. The Others segment offers lithium-ion battery (LIB) materials and building products, as well as is involved in general trading activities. Showa Denko K.K. provides its products to energy/environment and electronics markets. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

10,577 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/26/15
Founded in 1908

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showa denko k k (4004) Key Developments

Showa Denko K.K. Announces Dividend for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Year Ending December 31, 2015; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Consolidated Earnings Guidance for the First Half and Year Ending December 31, 2015

Showa Denko k.k. announced a dividend of JPY 3.00 per share for the year ended December 31, 2014. The company expects to pay a dividend of JPY 3.00 per share for the year 2015. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported nets sales of JPY 876.6 billion compared to JPY 848.1 billion a year ago. Operating income was JPY 20.9 billion compared to JPY 26.0 billion a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interests was JPY 9,964 million compared to JPY 24,033 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 3.5 billion or JPY 2.38 per share compared to JPY 9.1 billion or JPY 6.06 per share a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was JPY 66 billion compared to JPY 63.6 billion a year ago. Capital expenditures were JPY 47.3 billion compared to JPY 44.4 billion a year ago. Free cash flow was JPY 18.8 billion against JPY 16.8 billion a year ago. For the first half of 2015, the company expects consolidated net sales of JPY 430,000 million, operating income of JPY 10,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 7,500 million and net income of JPY 2,000 million or JPY 1.40 per share. For the year ending December 31, 2015, the company expects consolidated net sales of JPY 900 billion, operating income of JPY 40 billion, net income of JPY 15 billion or JPY 10.50 per share. Cash flows from operating activities will slightly decrease. As for net cash used in investing activities, payment will increase. Thus, free cash flow for 2015 is expected to decrease by around JPY 3,800 million from JPY 18,771 million in 2014, to the proceeds of approximately JPY 15,000 million. Interest-bearing debt at the end of the year will be around JPY 385,000 million, up around JPY 1,900 million.

Showa Denko k.k. Presents at Credit Suisse 18th Annual Asian Investment Conference 2015, Mar-23-2015

Showa Denko k.k. Presents at Credit Suisse 18th Annual Asian Investment Conference 2015, Mar-23-2015 . Venue: Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Showa Denko k.k., Annual General Meeting, Mar 27, 2015

Showa Denko k.k., Annual General Meeting, Mar 27, 2015., at 10:00 Tokyo Standard Time. Location: Tokyo International Forum (Hall B7). Agenda: To consider reports on the business report and the consolidated financial statements for the 106th business term (January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014), and reports on the auditing results from accounting auditors and the board of auditors; to consider the reports on the non-consolidated financial statements for the 106th business term; to consider the appropriation of surplus; to consider the election of nine directors; to consider the election of one auditor; and to consider other matters that have been decided by the board of directors before convocation.


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