Kaneka Corporation (4118) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Oct, 2016 |    No of Pages: 57 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Kaneka Corporation (4118) - 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

Kaneka Corporation (Kaneka) is a chemical manufacturing company. The company is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. It carries out the manufacture and sale of chemicals, solar photovoltaic cells, polymers, biotechnology and electronic products. The company's product offerings include Polyvinyl chloride, Caustic soda, Hydrochloric acid, Flexible PVC compounds, Rigid PVC compounds, Paste PVC and Chlorinated PVC. Kaneka markets these products under the brands Eperan, Lixelle, Kanecaron, Kanekalon, Kaneka and Papre. It has manufacturing plants in Takasago city, Hyogo; Osaka; Otsu city, Shiga; Kamisu city and Ibaraki. Geographically, the company's operations are spread in various countries including Japan, Belgium, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia, Vietnam, India and the US. Kaneka has headquarters at Kita-ku, Osaka, and Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Kaneka Corporation Key Recent Developments

Sep 14, 2016: World's Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% Achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell
Sep 14, 2016: World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell: Kaneka
Aug 08, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Quarterly Financial Results For The First Quarter, Ended June 30, 2016
May 12, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended March 2016
Feb 08, 2016: Kaneka: Quarterly Financial Results For The Third Quarter, Ended December 31, 2015

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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
Kaneka Corporation - Key Facts 6
Kaneka Corporation - Key Employees 7
Kaneka Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Kaneka Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Kaneka Corporation - Medical Equipment Pipeline Products Data 11
Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11
Kaneka Corporation - History 12
Kaneka Corporation - Company Statement 15
Kaneka Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Joint Venture 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 18
Kaneka Corporation - Business Description 18
Kaneka Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19
Kaneka Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Kaneka Corporation - Strengths 20
Kaneka Corporation - Weaknesses 22
Kaneka Corporation - Opportunities 23
Kaneka Corporation - Threats 24
Kaneka Corporation - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 - Company’s Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 32
Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33
Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Kaneka Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 36
Section 5 - Company’s Recent Developments 37
Sep 14, 2016: World's Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% Achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell 37
Sep 14, 2016: World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 26.33% achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell: Kaneka 39
Aug 08, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Quarterly Financial Results For The First Quarter, Ended June 30, 2016 40
May 12, 2016: Kaneka Annoumces Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended March 2016 43
Feb 08, 2016: Kaneka: Quarterly Financial Results For The Third Quarter, Ended December 31, 2015 48
Nov 09, 2015: Imec and Kaneka expand their collaboration 51
Aug 03, 2015: Kaneka achieves 24.52% conversion efficiency for heterojunction crystalline silicon cells 52
Section 6 - Appendix 53
Methodology 53
Ratio Definitions 53
About GlobalData 57
Contact Us 57
Disclaimer 57

List of Tables
Kaneka Corporation, Key Facts 6
Kaneka Corporation, Key Employees 7
Kaneka Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Kaneka Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Kaneka Corporation Number of Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11
Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11
Kaneka Corporation, History 12
Kaneka Corporation, Other Locations 16
Kaneka Corporation, Subsidiaries 16
Kaneka Corporation, Joint Venture 17
Kaneka Corporation, Key Competitors 25
Kaneka Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26
Kaneka Corporation, Annual Ratios 27
Kaneka Corporation, Interim Ratios 30
Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33
Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Kaneka Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 36
Currency Codes 53
Capital Market Ratios 53
Equity Ratios 54
Profitability Ratios 54
Cost Ratios 55
Liquidity Ratios 55
Leverage Ratios 56
Efficiency Ratios 56

List of Figures
Kaneka Corporation Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11
Kaneka Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29
Kaneka Corporation, Ratio Charts 31
Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
Kaneka Corporation, Medical Equipment, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 33
Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 34
Kaneka Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 35


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