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Last ¥715.00 JPY
Change Today -3.00 / -0.42%
Volume 7.1M
4005 On Other Exchanges
As of 1:00 AM 11/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Details

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.

31,039 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/23/15
Founded in 1913

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥147.0M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Represent...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥123.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Key Developments

Sumitomo Chemical Launches Joint Urban Farming Project in Singapore with the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore

Sumitomo Chemical has recently launched an urban farming research and development project jointly with the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), holding an opening ceremony of the project's hydroponic facilities in Singapore on November 23. Aiming to develop an optimized hydroponics farming system for leafy vegetables in an urban rooftop environment, based on Japanese agricultural technology, the project is undertaken jointly by AVA, which supports local urban farming to increase food supply resilience with limited land in Singapore, and Sumitomo Chemical, which is extensively developing agriculture-related business globally. Under the project, leafy vegetables will be brought into test cultivation in a greenhouse with the hydroponics technology using sunlight, seeking to achieve higher productivity and better quality of farm products than those hitherto available from conventional farming or cultivation systems.

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2016

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. revised earnings guidance for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. For the year, the company expects ordinary income of JPY170 billion, compared to the previous guidance of JPY160 billion. The company expects sales of JPY 2.25 trillion, net income attributable to owners of the parent of JPY 80 billion, or JPY 48.95 per share.

Sumitomo Chemical Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Half of 2015

Sumitomo Chemical announced consolidated earnings results for the first half of 2015. For the period, the company's Net Sales were JPY 1,075.9 billion compared to the year before, it was down by JPY 52.6 billion. Operating income on the other hand was at JPY 74.2 billion, which was up JPY 38.1 billion year-on-year. Ordinary income was at JPY 100.4 billion, slightly above JPY 100 billion level, compared to the year before, it was up by JPY 47.6 billion. ROE was 7.6%. Net income attributable to owners of the parent was JPY 60.9 billion compared to the year before, it was up by JPY 38.3 billion. Cash flows from operating activities, this was an inflow of JPY 132.9 billion in addition to increase in pretax profit and reduction in working capital, which was an improvement. Free cash flow was an inflow of JPY 125.1 billion, improvement of JPY 139 billion compared to prior year's outflow of JPY 13.9 billion.


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