UBE Industries Ltd operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares UBE Industries Ltd with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
sales of 440.06 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.96 billion]
of which 36%
was Synthetic Resin),
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(293.97 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.65 billion]
of which 54%
was Functional Chemicals Business), and
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd
(198.20 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.78 billion]
of which 43%
was High Performance Plastics).
UBE Industries Ltd reported sales of ¥616.56 billion (US$5.55 billion)
March of 2017.
decrease of 3.9%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥641.75 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, UBE Industries Ltd had sales
of ¥638.65 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 29.7% decline
in Other, from ¥14.83 billion to ¥10.43 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Chemicals Business (down 1.4% to ¥254.96 billion)
Construction Materials Business (down 4.2% to ¥221.43 billion)
Metal Forming Machinery (down 2.9% to ¥69.29 billion)
Energy and Environment Business (down 12.6% to ¥49.48 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Pharmaceutical Business (up 19.0% to ¥10.98 billion)