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Japanese (NIKKEI) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies167
  • 7D-0.1%
  • 3M2.6%
  • 1Y-4.6%
  • YTD-8.7%

Last week, the Chemicals industry hasn't moved much but Nippon Paint Holdings is up 3.5% in that time. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 4.6% over the past 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 8.2% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Japanese Chemicals Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 03 Dec 2022JP¥30.3tJP¥40.8tJP¥2.7t10x11x0.7x
Mon, 31 Oct 2022JP¥27.9tJP¥39.5tJP¥2.8t9.4x9.8x0.7x
Wed, 28 Sep 2022JP¥28.1tJP¥39.1tJP¥2.7t9.3x10.2x0.7x
Fri, 26 Aug 2022JP¥30.4tJP¥39.1tJP¥2.7t9.9x11.1x0.8x
Sun, 24 Jul 2022JP¥30.0tJP¥37.5tJP¥2.6t9.9x11.7x0.8x
Tue, 21 Jun 2022JP¥28.2tJP¥37.5tJP¥2.6t9.4x11x0.8x
Thu, 19 May 2022JP¥30.4tJP¥37.4tJP¥2.6t9.6x11.9x0.8x
Sat, 16 Apr 2022JP¥29.7tJP¥36.2tJP¥2.4t9.4x12.6x0.8x
Mon, 14 Mar 2022JP¥28.5tJP¥36.2tJP¥2.4t9.4x12.1x0.8x
Wed, 09 Feb 2022JP¥30.7tJP¥35.7tJP¥2.3t10.3x13.5x0.9x
Fri, 07 Jan 2022JP¥33.6tJP¥34.9tJP¥2.2t15.8x15.6x1x
Sun, 05 Dec 2021JP¥32.0tJP¥34.9tJP¥2.2t10.1x14.9x0.9x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021JP¥34.3tJP¥33.9tJP¥1.9t11.8x18.5x1x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021JP¥33.9tJP¥33.5tJP¥1.7t12.5x19.7x1x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021JP¥32.3tJP¥33.6tJP¥1.7t11.9x18.7x1x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021JP¥33.0tJP¥33.6tJP¥1.7t11.7x19.2x1x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021JP¥33.8tJP¥31.8tJP¥1.3t14x26.6x1.1x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021JP¥31.1tJP¥31.1tJP¥1.1t15.5x28.4x1x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020JP¥26.6tJP¥31.0tJP¥997.9b15x26.6x0.9x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020JP¥24.7tJP¥31.7tJP¥1.2t14.1x20.4x0.8x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020JP¥21.3tJP¥32.9tJP¥1.5t11.7x14.3x0.6x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020JP¥26.7tJP¥33.4tJP¥1.7t14.4x15.8x0.8x
Price to Earnings Ratio

14.1x


Total Market Cap: JP¥26.4tTotal Earnings: JP¥1.9tTotal Revenue: JP¥34.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Japanese Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 18.3x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Japanese Chemicals industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 11.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 18.3x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.86x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 13% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 6.2% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Japanese Materials industry?

JP Market-1.45%
Materials-0.47%
Chemicals-0.12%
Specialty Chemicals0.84%
Diversified Chemicals-0.90%
Commodity Chemicals-1.16%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-1.53%
Industrial Gases-2.18%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Specialty Chemicals industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.5x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 7.6%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 13.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Diversified Chemicals industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 20.7x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Commodity Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 10% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 1.6% per year.
  • In contrast, the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 2.7% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
4612 Nippon Paint HoldingsJP¥1.14k3.5%
+JP¥91.6b
-3.9%PE37.1x
4628 Sk KakenLtdJP¥41.45k10.2%
+JP¥10.4b
9.1%PE9.9x
4185 JSRJP¥2.93k1.5%
+JP¥8.9b
-28.4%PE18.1x
5301 Tokai CarbonJP¥1.07k1.6%
+JP¥3.6b
-9.5%PE10.1x
4970 Toyo GoseiLtdJP¥9.60k4.0%
+JP¥2.9b
-43.5%n/a
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4628

JP¥41,450.00

Sk KakenLtd

7D

10.2%

1Y

9.1%

4091

JP¥2,203.00

Nippon Sanso Holdings

7D

-5.1%

1Y

-14.9%

3407

JP¥1,003.50

Asahi Kasei

7D

-2.1%

1Y

-10.2%

4970

JP¥9,600.00

Toyo GoseiLtd

7D

4.0%

1Y

-43.5%

4636

JP¥1,038.00

T&K Toka

7D

5.8%

1Y

33.4%

5301

JP¥1,073.00

Tokai Carbon

7D

1.6%

1Y

-9.5%

4966

JP¥6,910.00

C.UyemuraLtd

7D

1.2%

1Y

40.9%

4613

JP¥1,807.00

Kansai Paint

7D

-6.3%

1Y

-29.8%

4612

JP¥1,144.00

Nippon Paint Holdings

7D

3.5%

1Y

-3.9%

4185

JP¥2,930.00

JSR

7D

1.5%

1Y

-28.4%

4188

JP¥714.60

Mitsubishi Chemical Group

7D

-2.9%

1Y

-14.1%

4183

JP¥2,995.00

Mitsui Chemicals

7D

-4.5%

1Y

-4.3%

4107

JP¥5,480.00

ISE Chemicals

7D

4.8%

1Y

46.9%

4063

JP¥17,515.00

Shin-Etsu Chemical

7D

-1.6%

1Y

-9.4%

3402

JP¥717.10

Toray Industries

7D

-3.9%

1Y

4.6%

6988

JP¥8,450.00

Nitto Denko

7D

-2.8%

1Y

4.1%