DIC Corporation operates in the Printing ink sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares DIC with three other
chemical manufacturers in Asia:
Sakata Inx Corporation
sales of 182.11 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.75 billion]
of which 32%
was Printing Ink Northern America),
T & K Toka Co., Ltd.
(48.66 billion Japanese Yen [US$468.59 million]
of which 100%
was Printing Inks), and
Toyo Ink SC Holdings Company Limited
(286.68 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.76 billion]
of which 30%
was Printing and related business informatio).
DIC reported sales of ¥820.00 billion (US$7.90 billion)
December of 2015.
decrease of 1.2%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were ¥830.08 billion.
The sales level in 2015 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2010, DIC had sales
of ¥757.85 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 3.5% decline
in Application, from ¥123.04 billion to ¥118.75 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Printing Inks (down 1.8% to ¥408.35 billion)
Polya (down 0.9% to ¥185.86 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Fine Chemical (up 3.0% to ¥105.65 billion)
Other (up 20.0% to ¥1.39 billion)