Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha operates within the Industrial organic chemicals sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited
sales of 1.24 trillion Japanese Yen [US$11.14 billion]
of which 33%
was Salt Chemical Products Business),
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Incorporated
(556.48 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.01 billion]
of which 34%
was Aromatic Chemicals business), and
Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated
(1.21 trillion Japanese Yen [US$10.91 billion]
of which 47%
was Circuit Material).
During the year ended December of 2017, sales at
Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha were ¥780.39 billion (US$7.02 billion).
increase of 16.3%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥671.16 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha
reported sales of ¥780.96 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha had sales
of ¥739.81 billion.
Sales of Inorganic Materials saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
48.9% in 2017, from
¥43.78 billion to ¥65.20 billion.
Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha also saw significant increases in sales in
Petrochemicals (up 33.6% to ¥240.69 billion)
Not all segments of Showa Denko Kabushiki Kaisha experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other fell 7.7% to ¥125.54 billion.