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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.40
AHKSY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. AHKSY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AHKSY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.39 Max: N/A
Current: 0.4
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
AHKSY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. AHKSY: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AHKSY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.49
0.42
0.54
Interest Coverage 35.85
AHKSY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.42 vs. AHKSY: 35.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AHKSY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.16  Med: 34.07 Max: 51.68
Current: 35.85
8.16
51.68
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.39
WACC vs ROIC
6.19%
7.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 8.26
AHKSY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. AHKSY: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AHKSY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 7.54 Max: 8.51
Current: 8.26
2.25
8.51
Net Margin % 5.93
AHKSY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. AHKSY: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AHKSY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 4.04 Max: 5.93
Current: 5.93
0.34
5.93
ROE % 10.35
AHKSY's ROE % is ranked higher than
59% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. AHKSY: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AHKSY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 8.97 Max: 11.75
Current: 10.35
0.75
11.75
ROA % 4.90
AHKSY's ROA % is ranked higher than
57% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. AHKSY: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AHKSY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 4.38 Max: 5.5
Current: 4.9
0.38
5.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.32
AHKSY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.65 vs. AHKSY: 18.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AHKSY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.32  Med: 14.66 Max: 22.05
Current: 18.32
3.32
22.05
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.20
AHKSY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AHKSY: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AHKSY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 1.2 Max: 9.3
Current: 5.2
-4
9.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.60
AHKSY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. AHKSY: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AHKSY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.9  Med: 8 Max: 21
Current: 14.6
-14.9
21
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 19.60
AHKSY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. AHKSY: 19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AHKSY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: 7.6 Max: 127.5
Current: 19.6
-56.9
127.5
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals  
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Traded in other countries:ASAA.Germany, 3407.Japan,
Asahi Kasei Corp operates through its nine core operating companies engaged in manufacturing of chemicals, homes, health care, fibers, electronics, construction materials, and critical care.

Asahi Kasei Corp was established on May 21, 1931. The Company is a holding company. It operates through its nine core operating companies engaged in manufacturing of chemicals, homes, health care, fibers, electronics, construction materials, and critical care. It produces, processes and sells petrochemical products, performance polymer products, specialty products, Roica elastic polyurethane filament, Bemberg cupro fiber, nonwoven fabrics, and Leona nylon 66 filament. It constructs Hebel Haus unit homes and Hebel Maison apartments, and operates real estate businesses, remodeling businesses, and financial and other services. It produces and sells Hebel and Hebel Powerboard autoclaved aerated concrete panels, Neoma and Jupii phenolic foam insulation panels, Eazet, ATT Column, and other piling systems, and BasePack column base attachment systems. It also manufactures and sells Hipore Li-ion battery separators, photomask pellicles, APR photosensitive resin and printing plate making systems, Pimel photosensitive polyimide precursor, Sunfort photosensitive dry film, mixed-signal LSIs, hall elements, and glass fabric for printed wiring boards. It also manufactures pharmaceuticals and defibrillators for medical professionals.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 13.74
AHKSY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.29 vs. AHKSY: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AHKSY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 12.76 Max: 1956
Current: 13.74
5.27
1956
PE Ratio without NRI 13.74
AHKSY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
68% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. AHKSY: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AHKSY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 12.76 Max: 1956
Current: 13.74
5.27
1956
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.43
AHKSY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
79% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. AHKSY: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.47  Med: 8.81 Max: 19.32
Current: 9.43
5.47
19.32
PB Ratio 1.33
AHKSY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. AHKSY: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AHKSY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.33
0.67
1.66
PS Ratio 0.81
AHKSY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AHKSY: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AHKSY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.81
0.35
1.53
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.34
AHKSY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.55 vs. AHKSY: 12.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 11.12 Max: 15108.11
Current: 12.34
6.32
15108.11
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.04
AHKSY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. AHKSY: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 5.31 Max: 12.68
Current: 7.04
3.41
12.68
EV-to-EBIT 11.35
AHKSY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. AHKSY: 11.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AHKSY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1565  Med: 10.1 Max: 530
Current: 11.35
-1565
530
EV-to-EBITDA 6.72
AHKSY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. AHKSY: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AHKSY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 5.9 Max: 35.3
Current: 6.72
3.7
35.3
PEG Ratio 1.43
AHKSY's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. AHKSY: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AHKSY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.95
Current: 1.43
0.32
3.95
Shiller PE Ratio 16.19
AHKSY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 37.53 vs. AHKSY: 16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AHKSY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.96  Med: 12.46 Max: 16.65
Current: 16.19
9.96
16.65
Current Ratio 1.39
AHKSY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. AHKSY: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AHKSY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.43 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.39
1.14
1.82
Quick Ratio 0.87
AHKSY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AHKSY: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AHKSY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.87
0.69
1.09
Days Inventory 100.09
AHKSY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.39 vs. AHKSY: 100.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AHKSY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.7  Med: 83.47 Max: 100.09
Current: 100.09
67.7
100.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.86
AHKSY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AHKSY: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AHKSY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.13 Max: 6.51
Current: 1.86
1.38
6.51
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.25
AHKSY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AHKSY: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AHKSY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.28 Max: 2.95
Current: 0.25
0.21
2.95
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 12.60
AHKSY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AHKSY: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AHKSY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 10.1 Max: 26
Current: 12.6
-5.9
26
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.80
AHKSY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. AHKSY: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.28
AHKSY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. AHKSY: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AHKSY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 3.75 Max: 11.47
Current: 3.28
2.43
11.47

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.32
AHKSY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. AHKSY: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.32
Current: 2.32
0.88
2.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.81
AHKSY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. AHKSY: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.81
0.58
1.06
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.59
AHKSY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. AHKSY: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.62
Current: 1.59
0.69
2.62
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.13
AHKSY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. AHKSY: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.13
0.37
3.1
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.20
AHKSY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. AHKSY: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AHKSY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.96 Max: 9.55
Current: 1.2
0.38
9.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.81
AHKSY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. AHKSY: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AHKSY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.7 Max: 15.9
Current: 8.81
0.2
15.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 17.54
AHKSY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. AHKSY: 17.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AHKSY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 17.4 Max: 43.9
Current: 17.54
5.8
43.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $16,989
EPS (TTM) $ 1.44
Beta0.15
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $12.45 - 19.63
Shares Outstanding (Mil)698.38
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