UBE Industries Ltd operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares UBE Industries Ltd with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
sales of 462.96 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.13 billion]
of which 36%
was Synthetic Resin),
Kuraray Co Ltd
(603.00 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.38 billion]
of which 39%
was vinyl acetate), and
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(322.80 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.88 billion]
of which 54%
was Functional Chemicals Business).
UBE Industries Ltd reported sales of ¥695.57 billion (US$6.21 billion)
March of 2018.
increase of 12.8%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥616.56 billion.
Sales of Metal Forming Machinery saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
27.6% in 2018, from
¥69.29 billion to ¥88.42 billion.
UBE Industries Ltd also saw significant increases in sales in
Chemicals Business (up 19.1% to ¥303.65 billion)
Not all segments of UBE Industries Ltd experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Other fell 66.2% to ¥3.53 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
UBE Industries Ltd also experienced decreases in sales in
Pharmaceutical Business (down 7.3% to ¥10.17 billion)