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Last ¥893.00 JPY
Change Today -8.00 / -0.89%
Volume 258.0K
As of 2:00 AM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited provides absorbent polymers, functional and fine chemicals, gases, and engineering products in Japan and internationally. It offers absorbent polymers, including water absorbent materials for hygiene products; water repellent tapes for power and optical cables, and water-swelling rubber; and water absorbent pads, freshness agents, water retention agents, anti-dewing agents, and pet and water absorbent sheets. The company also provides functional chemicals, such as water-soluble and water-absorbent polymers, emulsions, latex, powdered plastics, functional materials, etc. for use in shampoos, detergents, cosmetics, polymer coating, special adhesives, and rubber products. In addition, it offers fine chemicals, including pharmaceutical intermediates, additives, functional materials, and industrial chemicals, as well as electrolyte solvents. Further, the company provides gases, including electronic gases for epitaxy, CVD, doping, etching, and cleaning; mixed gases for burner tests, gas lasers, and testing deoxidation of iron ore; high-purity gases for analysis and tests, checking the zero point on analysis instruments, and as carrier gases; and standard gases for measuring air pollution levels, plant controls, monitoring odors, and calibration of medical and other equipment. Additionally, it offers gases for precision industries for plastic lens monomers, metals refining, bleaching, various tests, and sterilizing; medical gases for general anesthesia, and sterilizing medical instrument and fumigation; and gases used in daily life for aerosol propellants, food preservation, and food additives. Further, the company provides engineering products, such as pressure swing adsorption (PSA) systems and PSA gas generators; equipment for the electronic industry; and liquefied carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and sulfur dioxide plants. Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

1,117 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/30/14
Founded in 1944

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Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company, Limited Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending March 31, 2015

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company, Limited reported consolidated earnings results for the nine months ended December 31, 2014. The company reported net sales of JPY 69,818 million against JPY 70,407 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 5,752 million against JPY 5,972 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 6,785 million against JPY 6,851 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 4,929 million or JPY 71.47 per share against JPY 4,910 million or JPY 71.21 per share a year ago. For the year ending March 31, 2015, the company expects net sales of JPY 94,000 million, operating income of JPY 7,900 million, ordinary income of JPY 8,400 million, net income of JPY 5,900 million or JPY 85.55 per share.

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company, Limited Revises Consolidated Financial Guidance for the Full-Year Ending March 31, 2015

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company, Limited revised consolidated financial guidance for the full-year ending March 31, 2015. For the year, the company expects net sales of JPY 94,000 million, operating income of JPY 7,900 million, ordinary income of JPY 8,400 million, net income of JPY 5,900 million or JPY 85.55 per share compared to previous guidance of net sales of JPY 101,000 million, operating income of JPY 7,800 million, ordinary income of JPY 7,500 million, net income of JPY 5,100 million or JPY 73.95 per share. The reasons for the revision: The company has revised its consolidated financial forecast for the full-year ending March 31, 2015, taking into account such factors as decreased net sales due to the easing of a supply and demand balance in the super absorbent polymers market and the sales price reduction having resulted from a sharp drop in crude oil prices, as well as increased operating income and non-operating income as a result of the continued development of yen's depreciation etc.

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited to Report Q3, 2015 Results on Feb 04, 2015

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited announced that they will report Q3, 2015 results on Feb 04, 2015


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