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Last ¥733.00 JPY
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Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells glass, electronics, chemicals, and ceramics/other products worldwide. The company offers flat glass products, including float glass, insulating glass units, polished wired glass, tempered glass, and mirrors for use in construction; and laminated, low-E insulating, heat-resistant tempered, and figured glass for use in industrial units. It also provides automotive glass, such as UV and IR cut, privacy, acoustic, laminated side window, water-repellent door, and electro-thermal defogging glass products; printed and embedded DTV glass antennas; module assembly windows, glass for head-up display; and heated coated and heated wire windshields, as well as tempered and laminated automotive glass. In addition, it offers glass for TFT-LCD displays; electronic materials comprising synthetic fused silica glass, low thermal expansion glass, synthetic quartz crystal, alkali-free glass, silicon carbide components, photosensitive dielectric materials, CMP slurry, and glass powders and pastes; and reflectors, integrator lenses, cover glass for LCDs, digital camera materials, optical planar devices, glass substrates for HDDs, aspherical glass lens, and fuel cell components. Further, the company provides chemical products consisting of chlor-alkali/urethane products, and fluorine chemical/specialty products, as well as glass substrates for photovoltaic modules. Additionally, it offers information technology application services; refractories and fine ceramics; fluorinated coatings; and flooring materials, as well as provides factoring and insurance brokerage services. The company is also involved in warehousing and transportation services; undertaking surveys, research and development, consulting, and dispatch of engineering staff; cleaning of buildings, gardening, and tree planting; recycling of waste; and management and administration of port facilities. Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

51,114 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/27/15
Founded in 1907

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asahi glass co ltd (5201) Key Developments

AGC to Release Fluon LM-ETFE LH-8000 for New Application Areas

AGC announced that it will start the sales of low-melting adhesive fluoropolymer, Fluon LM-ETFE LH-8000 on October 1, 2015. Fluon LM-ETFE LH-8000 is the latest product of AGC's Fluon LM-ETFE AH serie, adhesive fluoropolymers with the ability to bond with other materials. Whil retaining the excellent properties of the AH series, Fluon LM-ETFE LH-8000 has achieved the lowes melting point of 180and the widest processing temperature range of between 200 and 350 Camong AGC's Fluon ETFE product lineup. Advantages include: excellent adhesion to general-purpose resins and other materials with low-processing temperatures, allowing co-extrusion with multiple materials in a single molding process and corrosive off-gas levels at melt processing are very low, reducing damage to the molding equipment.

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Announces Dividend for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015; Provides Consolidated Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. announced consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the six months, the company reported net sales of JPY 658,583 million against JPY 659,159 million a year ago. Operating profit was JPY 34,226 million against JPY 25,911 million a year ago. Business profit was JPY 55,335 million against JPY 19,904 million a year ago. Profit before tax was JPY 55,330 million against JPY 18,023 million a year ago. Profit for the period was JPY 35,412 million against JPY 6,120 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent was JPY 33,981 million against JPY 3,689 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were JPY 29.28 against JPY 3.18 a year ago. The group posted net sales down JPY 0.6 billion, or a 0.1% decrease, from the corresponding period of the previous year, due to a reason as lower sales in the display business although there were some revenue growth factors such as the weak yen. Operating profit was increased by JPY 8.3 billion, or 32.1%, year-on-year due to the effect of structural reforms of the architectural glass business in Europe and North America and decline of raw materials and fuel prices. Profit before tax increased by JPY 37.3 billion or 207.0% due to the ‘income from revision of the defined benefit corporate pension plan’ in spite of posting expenses for restructuring programs of the Company's subsidiaries in Korea. Net cash from operating activities was JPY 91,662 million against JPY 75,946 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets was JPY 57,510 million against JPY 49,185 million a year ago. The company announced a dividend of JPY 9.00 per share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. The company expects to pay a dividend of JPY 9.00 per share for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015. For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, the company expects to report net sales of JPY 1,355,000 million, operating profit of JPY 70,000 million, profit before tax of JPY 73,000 million, profit for the year of JPY 45,000 million, profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent of JPY 40,000 million, and basic earnings per share of JPY 34.61. The previous guidance for capex and depreciation was set at JPY 150 billion, respectively, but the company now changed this to JPY 140 billion as a result of thorough examination.

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015


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