Daicel Corporation operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Daicel with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
UBE Industries Ltd
sales of 616.56 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.51 billion]
of which 41%
was Chemicals Business),
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd
(198.20 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.77 billion]
of which 43%
was High Performance Plastics), and
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(293.97 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.63 billion]
of which 54%
was Functional Chemicals Business).
Daicel reported sales of ¥440.06 billion (US$3.93 billion)
March of 2017.
decrease of 2.2%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥449.88 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 14.4% decline
in Cellulosic, from ¥104.48 billion to ¥89.48 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Synthetic Resin (down 2.6% to ¥156.95 billion)
Organic Chemicals (down 6.8% to ¥76.19 billion)
Others (down 5.5% to ¥6.24 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Pyrotechnic Products (up 15.9% to ¥111.20 billion)