Showa Denko K.K. (4004) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2015 |    No of Pages: 71 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Showa Denko K.K. (4004) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) is a chemical company, which carries out production and distribution of chemicals, petrochemicals, electronic materials, inorganic materials and aluminum products. The product line comprises olefins, caustic soda, chlorine, acrylonitrile, alumina, abrasives, aluminum hydroxide, refractories and high-purity foils. SDK also provides plant growth facilities which include bar type LED lighting system currently which offers highest luminous efficiency in the world. Its products are widely used in electronic, energy, environment and other industrial applications. It operates through a network of subsidiaries, plants and research centers in Japan. As part of international operations, the company has presence in the US, the UK, Germany, China, Singapore and other major markets. SDK is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

The company focuses on expanding its plant growth facilities to major agriculture regions. It intends to export its SHIGYO method and LED lights to Europe, Asia and other regions.

Showa Denko K.K. Key Recent Developments

Feb 16, 2015: Showa Denko Receives Government Subsidy For Resource Utilization
Feb 12, 2015: Showa Denko: 2014 Consolidated Financial Statements
Feb 09, 2015: Showa Denko And KBR Sign Multi-Technology Acetyls Licensing Agreement
Oct 30, 2013: Showa Denko and Antam commission Indonesian alumina facility
Aug 02, 2013: Showa Denko to construct Japanese ethyl acetate plant

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Showa Denko K.K. - Key Facts 6
Showa Denko K.K. - Key Employees 7
Showa Denko K.K. - Key Employee Biographies 9
Showa Denko K.K. - Key Operational Employees 10
Showa Denko K.K. - Major Products and Services 11
Showa Denko K.K. - History 13
Showa Denko K.K. - Company Statement 19
Showa Denko K.K. - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Section 2 – Company Analysis 22
Showa Denko K.K. - Business Description 22
Showa Denko K.K. - Corporate Strategy 24
Showa Denko K.K. - SWOT Analysis 25
SWOT Analysis - Overview 25
Showa Denko K.K. - Strengths 25
Strength - Established Market Position 25
Strength - Technology Portfolio 25
Strength - Strong Market: Japan 25
Showa Denko K.K. - Weaknesses 26
Weakness - Declined Financial Performance 26
Weakness - Decline in Revenue: Petrochemicals 26
Showa Denko K.K. - Opportunities 27
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 27
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 27
Opportunity - Capacity Expansion 27
Showa Denko K.K. - Threats 28
Threat - Raw Material Price Risks 28
Threat - Stringent Regulations 28
Threat - Competitive Market 28
Showa Denko K.K. - Key Competitors 29
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31
Performance Chart 33
Financial Performance 33
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35
Section 4 – Company’s Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36
Showa Denko K.K., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Showa Denko K.K., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
Showa Denko K.K., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38
Showa Denko K.K., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
Showa Denko K.K., Recent Deals Summary 40
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 41
Feb 16, 2015: Showa Denko Receives Government Subsidy For Resource Utilization 41
Feb 12, 2015: Showa Denko: 2014 Consolidated Financial Statements 42
Feb 09, 2015: Showa Denko And KBR Sign Multi-Technology Acetyls Licensing Agreement 48
Dec 01, 2014: Showa Denko : Changes In Corporate Management 49
Oct 30, 2014: Showa Denko : Consolidated Financial Statements For The Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2014 51
Jul 31, 2014: Showa Denko : Consolidated Financial Statements For The Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 54
May 08, 2014: Showa Denko : Consolidated Financial Statements For The First Quarter Ended March 31, 2013 58
Feb 13, 2014: Showa Denko : 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements 61
Jan 31, 2014: Showa Denko Ups High-Purity Ammonia Production Capacity in China 66
Section 6 – Appendix 67
Methodology 67
Ratio Definitions 67
About GlobalData 71
Contact Us 71
Disclaimer 71

List of Tables

Showa Denko K.K., Key Facts 6
Showa Denko K.K., Key Employees 7
Showa Denko K.K., Key Employee Biographies 9
Showa Denko K.K., Key Operational Employees 10
Showa Denko K.K., Major Products and Services 11
Showa Denko K.K., History 13
Showa Denko K.K., Other Locations 20
Showa Denko K.K., Subsidiaries 20
Showa Denko K.K., Key Competitors 29
Showa Denko K.K., Ratios based on current share price 30
Showa Denko K.K., Annual Ratios 31
Showa Denko K.K., Interim Ratios 34
Showa Denko K.K., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Showa Denko K.K., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
Showa Denko K.K., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38
Showa Denko K.K., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
Showa Denko K.K., Recent Deals Summary 40
Currency Codes 67
Capital Market Ratios 67
Equity Ratios 68
Profitability Ratios 68
Cost Ratios 69
Liquidity Ratios 69
Leverage Ratios 70
Efficiency Ratios 70

List of Figures

Showa Denko K.K., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 33
Showa Denko K.K., Ratio Charts 35
Showa Denko K.K., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Showa Denko K.K., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
Showa Denko K.K., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38
Showa Denko K.K., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39


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