Asahi Kasei Corporation operates in the Industrial organic chemicals sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Asahi Kasei with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Limited
sales of 1.24 trillion Japanese Yen [US$11.04 billion]
of which 33%
was Salt Chemical Products Business),
Sumitomo Chemical Co Limited
(1.95 trillion Japanese Yen [US$17.43 billion]
of which 29%
was Petrochemicals), and
Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated
(1.21 trillion Japanese Yen [US$10.81 billion]
of which 47%
was Circuit Material).
Asahi Kasei reported sales of ¥1.88 trillion (US$16.80 billion)
March of 2017.
decrease of 3.0%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥1.94 trillion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 5.4% decline
in Critical Care, from ¥285.40 billion to ¥270.12 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Housing (down 2.1% to ¥618.96 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Other (up 59.1% to ¥20.74 billion)