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:
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
sales of 293.97 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.74 billion]
of which 54%
was Functional Chemicals Business),
Kuraray Co Ltd
(518.44 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.84 billion]
of which 45%
was vinyl acetate), and
UBE Industries Ltd
(616.56 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.75 billion]
of which 41%
was Chemicals Business).
Daicel reported sales of ¥440.06 billion (US$4.11 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)