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Last ¥697.00 JPY
Change Today -9.00 / -1.27%
Volume 8.6M
As of 2:00 AM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited operates in basic chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, IT-related chemicals, health and crop sciences, and pharmaceuticals sectors worldwide. The company’s Basic Chemicals segment provides inorganic chemicals, raw materials for synthetic fibers, organic chemicals, methyl methacrylate products, alumina products, aluminum, functional materials, additives, dyestuffs, etc. Its Petrochemicals & Plastics segment offers petrochemical products, synthetic resins, synthetic rubber, synthetic resin processed products, etc. The company’s IT-related Chemicals segment provides optical products, color filters, semiconductor processing materials, electronic materials, compound semiconductor materials, battery materials, etc. Its Health & Crop Sciences segment offers crop protection chemicals, fertilizers, agricultural materials, household and public hygiene insecticides, materials for protection against tropical diseases, feed additives, pharmaceutical chemicals, etc. The company’s Pharmaceuticals segment provides pharmaceutical products for medical treatment, radiopharmaceuticals, etc. It also supplies electrical power and steam; provides services for the design, engineering, and construction management of chemical plants; and offers transport and warehousing services, as well as engages in conducting materials and environmental analysis. Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: ¥107.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Key Developments

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Announces Consolidated and Unconsolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2015; Reports Impairment Loss for the Fourth Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2015

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. announced consolidated and unconsolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, on unconsolidated basis, the company posted a loss of ¥22.9 billion on a write-down of its investments in consolidated subsidiaries and affiliates, due to a substantial decline in the fair value of investments. For the quarter, on consolidate basis, the company posted a loss of ¥9.1 billion to make provision against loss from the business of consolidated subsidiaries, after considering these subsidiaries financial conditions for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31. After consideration of the recoverability of these fixed assets, the company recorded an impairment loss of ¥28.1 billion as extraordinary loss for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015.

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Reports Consolidated Financial Results for the Year Ended March 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for Fiscal Year 2015

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. reported consolidated financial results for the year ended March 2015. Net sales were JPY 2,376.7 billion, which was up JPY 132.9 billion year-on-year. Operating income, JPY 127.3 billion, which was up JPY 26.5 billion year-on-year. As a result, net income was JPY 52.2 billion. Compared to last year, it was up by JPY 15.2 billion. ROE was 7.3% compared to last year. Total operating income was JPY 127.3 billion, which is up by 60 -- JPY 26.5 billion year-on-year. Cash flows from operating activities were inflows of JPY 260.9 billion. As for the net income in fiscal year 2014, had a large amount of extraordinary loss that was posted. Net sales for fiscal year 2015 is expected to be JPY 2,250,000,000,000, which is a decrease by JPY 126.7 billion. The factors behind this are worsening macro conditions for petrochemical products due to the decline in feedstock prices. The company is expecting operating income to be JPY 145 billion, which is JPY 17.7 billion higher than the previous year. As for capital expenditure, there is an increase in Petrochemical related to the restructuring of the Chiba Works, therefore, it will increase by JPY 13.9 billion to JPY 98 billion. Interest-bearing debt balance is expected to be JPY 850 billion.

Sumitomo Chemical Shuts Chiba Cracker Permanently

Sumitomo Chemical has shut permanently its 415,000 tonne/year cracker in Chiba as planned on 11 May 2015. The shutdown is part of the company's efforts to restructure its petrochemical business amid stagnant domestic demand and rising competition in the international market.


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