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Shin-Etsu Chemical

Executive Summary

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells polyvinyl chloride (PVC), semiconductor devices, silicones, and rare earth magnets worldwide.

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 2.43% per year

Earnings grew by 1.5% over the past year

Pays a reliable dividend of 1.75%

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for 4063 from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has Shin-Etsu Chemical's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 4063 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.5%

4063

-0.2%

JP Chemicals

-1.8%

JP Market


1 Year Return

24.8%

4063

1.8%

JP Chemicals

-0.9%

JP Market

Return vs Industry: 4063 exceeded the JP Chemicals industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 4063 exceeded the JP Market which returned -1.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

4063IndustryMarket
7 Day2.5%-0.2%-1.8%
30 Day-0.04%-0.5%-0.7%
90 Day25.1%22.1%17.8%
1 Year27.3%24.8%4.6%1.8%1.6%-0.9%
3 Year32.5%25.6%-1.4%-8.4%5.0%-2.3%
5 Year87.9%72.3%26.0%12.4%15.0%2.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Shin-Etsu Chemical's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Shin-Etsu Chemical undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

16.68x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 4063 (¥12595) is trading above our estimate of fair value (¥6017.01)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 4063 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 4063 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.7x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (13.2x).

PE vs Market: 4063 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.7x) compared to the JP market (15.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 4063 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 4063 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the JP Chemicals industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Shin-Etsu Chemical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

2.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 4063's forecast earnings growth (2.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.05%).

Earnings vs Market: 4063's earnings (2.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the JP market (12.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 4063's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 4063's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the JP market (3.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 4063's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 4063's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.7%).


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Past Performance

How has Shin-Etsu Chemical performed over the past 5 years?

21.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 4063 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 4063's current net profit margins (20.3%) are higher than last year (19.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 4063's earnings have grown significantly by 21.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 4063's earnings growth over the past year (1.5%) is below its 5-year average (21.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 4063 earnings growth over the past year (1.5%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -13.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 4063's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Shin-Etsu Chemical's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 4063's short term assets (¥1,824.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (¥377.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 4063's short term assets (¥1,824.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (¥129.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 4063's debt to equity ratio (0.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 4063's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.7% to 0.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 4063's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1760.9%).

Interest Coverage: 4063 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Shin-Etsu Chemical current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.75%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 4063's dividend (1.75%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (1.45%).

High Dividend: 4063's dividend (1.75%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.43%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 4063's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 4063's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29.1%), 4063's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Yasuhiko Saitoh

4.08yrs

Tenure

JP¥147,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Yasuhiko Saitoh has been the President of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., since June 29, 2016. Mr. Saitoh served as an Executive Vice President and General Manager of International Division at Shin-Etsu C ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Yasuhiko's total compensation ($USD1.36M) is about average for companies of similar size in the JP market ($USD1.86M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Yasuhiko's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Yasuhiko Saitoh
President & Representative Director4.08yrsJP¥147.00m0.0060% ¥309.2m
Toshiyuki Kasahara
General Manager of Finance & Accounting Department and Directorno datano data0.0017% ¥86.4m
Masahiko Todoroki
Senior MDno datano data0.0031% ¥161.0m
Yukihito Adachi
General Manager of Public Relations Departmentno datano datano data
Masaki Miyajima
MD, GM of PVC Division & Directorno datano data0.0053% ¥272.1m
Yukihiro Matsui
MD, GM of Electronics Material Division & Directorno datano data0.00096% ¥49.4m
Toshiya Akimoto
MD & Directorno datano data0.0019% ¥98.8m
Susumu Ueno
Senior MDno datano data0.0031% ¥161.0m
Kazumasa Maruyama
GM of New Functional Materials Department & Directorno datano data0.00096% ¥49.4m
Kenji Ikegami
MD & Directorno datano data0.00072% ¥37.0m

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: 4063's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Yasuhiko Saitoh
President & Representative Director4.08yrsJP¥147.00m0.0060% ¥309.2m
Toshiyuki Kasahara
General Manager of Finance & Accounting Department and Directorno datano data0.0017% ¥86.4m
Masahiko Todoroki
Senior MDno datano data0.0031% ¥161.0m
Masaki Miyajima
MD, GM of PVC Division & Directorno datano data0.0053% ¥272.1m
Yukihiro Matsui
MD, GM of Electronics Material Division & Directorno datano data0.00096% ¥49.4m
Toshiya Akimoto
MD & Directorno datano data0.0019% ¥98.8m
Susumu Ueno
Senior MDno datano data0.0031% ¥161.0m
Kazumasa Maruyama
GM of New Functional Materials Department & Directorno datano data0.00096% ¥49.4m
Kenji Ikegami
MD & Directorno datano data0.00072% ¥37.0m
Chihiro Kanagawa
Chairman10.08yrsJP¥422.00m0.060% ¥3.1b
Fumio Akiya
Vice Chairman4.08yrsJP¥180.00m0.0027% ¥136.3m

10.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: 4063's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 4063
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Founded: 1926
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: JP¥5.144t
  • Shares outstanding: 415.86m
  • Website: https://www.shinetsu.co.jp

Number of Employees


Location

  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Asahi Seimei Otemachi Building
  • 6-1, Ohtemachi 2-chome
  • Tokyo
  • 100-0004
  • Japan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SHEC.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1992
4063TSE (The Tokyo Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockJPJPYJan 1992
SEHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1992
SHEC.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDOct 2008

Biography

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells polyvinyl chloride (PVC), semiconductor devices, silicones, and rare earth magnets worldwide. The company operates through PVC/Chlor-Alkali; Semiconductor Silicon; Silicones; Electronics and Functional Materials; Specialty Chemicals; and Processing, Trading & Specialized Services segments. It offers PVC for use in PVC pipes, plastic greenhouses, electric wire coating materials, vinyl windows, and siding materials; caustic soda for use in alumina, paper and pulp, soap and detergents, and super-absorbent polymers; sodium hypochlorite; methanol; and chloromethane. The company also provides semiconductor silicon wafers for use as substrate materials in electronic devices and automobiles; and compound semiconductor products for outdoor displays, traffic lights, in-vehicle stop lamps, sensor light sources, etc. In addition, it offers silicone products for use in electric and electronic, automobile, construction, cosmetic, chemical, health care, and food industries; rare earth magnets used in automobile motors, industrial robots, home appliances, and hard disk drives; photoresists, photomask blanks, encapsulation materials, and pellicles; synthetic quartz products; and liquid fluoroelastomers. Further, the company provides cellulose derivatives for use in various applications, such as pharmaceuticals, food, construction materials, engineering projects, coatings, ceramics, paper processing, cosmetics, and toiletries applications; synthetic pheromones for agricultural pest control; POVAL, a functional resin; and silicon metal. Additionally, it offers automobile dashboard audio and air conditioners, silicon rubber glasses and catheters, wafer cases, various rollers for OA equipment, and vacuum superposition equipment. The company was formerly known as Shin-Etsu Nitrogen Fertilizer Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. in 1940. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/01 14:47
End of Day Share Price2020/06/30 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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