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 641.75 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.60 billion]
of which 40%
was Chemicals Business),
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd
(206.96 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.80 billion]
of which 44%
was High Performance Plastics), and
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(323.12 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.82 billion]
of which 55%
was Functional Chemicals Business).
Daicel reported sales of ¥449.88 billion (US$3.92 billion)
March of 2016.
a very small
increase of 1.4%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥443.78 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Daicel.
Sales of Pyrotechnic Products saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
14.8% in 2016, from
¥83.58 billion to ¥95.91 billion.
Daicel also saw significant increases in sales in
Cellulosic (up 9.2% to ¥104.48 billion)
Others (up 11.4% to ¥6.60 billion)
Not all segments of Daicel experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Organic Chemicals fell 8.1% to ¥81.79 billion.
Daicel also experienced decreases in sales in
Synthetic Resin (down 5.0% to ¥161.09 billion)