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:
Toyo Ink SC Holdings Company Limited
sales of 320.46 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.89 billion]
of which 29%
was Printing and relate),
Guangdong Sky Dragon Printing Ink Group Co Limited
(6.88 billion Chinese Renmimbi [US$1.08 billion]
Sakata Inx Corporation
(157.30 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.42 billion]
DIC reported sales of ¥789.43 billion (US$7.12 billion)
December of 2017.
increase of 5.1%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥751.44 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when DIC
reported sales of ¥820.00 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, DIC had sales
of ¥734.28 billion.
Sales of Fine Chemical saw an increase
10.1% in 2017, from
¥91.64 billion to ¥100.88 billion.
Not all segments of DIC experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other fell 21.7% to ¥610.00 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).