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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
AHKSY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. AHKSY: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AHKSY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.47 Max: N/A
Current: 0.32
Equity to Asset 0.46
AHKSY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. AHKSY: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AHKSY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.46
0.42
0.54
Interest Coverage 49.11
AHKSY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. AHKSY: 49.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AHKSY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.16  Med: 30.75 Max: 51.68
Current: 49.11
8.16
51.68
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.98
WACC vs ROIC
5.56%
7.74%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.44
AHKSY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. AHKSY: 8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AHKSY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 7.39 Max: 7.95
Current: 8.44
2.25
7.95
Net-margin (%) 4.59
AHKSY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. AHKSY: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AHKSY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 3.92 Max: 5.38
Current: 4.59
0.31
5.38
ROE (%) 8.18
AHKSY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. AHKSY: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AHKSY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 9.95 Max: 11.75
Current: 8.18
0.75
11.75
ROA (%) 4.14
AHKSY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. AHKSY: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AHKSY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 4.46 Max: 5.5
Current: 4.14
0.34
5.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.73
AHKSY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. AHKSY: 16.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AHKSY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.32  Med: 14.45 Max: 22.05
Current: 16.73
3.32
22.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
AHKSY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AHKSY: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AHKSY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 1.20 Max: 9.3
Current: 8.1
-4
9.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.20
AHKSY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. AHKSY: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AHKSY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 5.80 Max: 21
Current: 13.2
-14.8
21
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 23.80
AHKSY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. AHKSY: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AHKSY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: 7.25 Max: 127.4
Current: 23.8
-56.9
127.4
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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
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.50
AHKSY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. AHKSY: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AHKSY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 12.76 Max: 1963.86
Current: 11.5
5.27
1963.86
PE(NRI) 11.50
AHKSY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. AHKSY: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AHKSY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 12.76 Max: 1956
Current: 11.5
5.27
1956
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 6.53
AHKSY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.34 vs. AHKSY: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AHKSY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 9.03 Max: 19.32
Current: 6.53
5.7
19.32
P/B 0.92
AHKSY's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. AHKSY: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AHKSY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.92
0.67
1.66
P/S 0.51
AHKSY's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. AHKSY: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AHKSY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.51
0.35
1.53
PFCF 7.95
AHKSY's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. AHKSY: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AHKSY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 10.84 Max: 15108.11
Current: 7.95
6.32
15108.11
POCF 4.62
AHKSY's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. AHKSY: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AHKSY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 5.18 Max: 12.68
Current: 4.62
3.41
12.68
EV-to-EBIT 9.53
AHKSY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.76 vs. AHKSY: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AHKSY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1565  Med: 10.00 Max: 529.7
Current: 9.53
-1565
529.7
EV-to-EBITDA 5.57
AHKSY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. AHKSY: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AHKSY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 5.90 Max: 35.3
Current: 5.57
3.6
35.3
PEG 0.90
AHKSY's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. AHKSY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AHKSY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.95
Current: 0.9
0.32
3.95
Shiller P/E 12.60
AHKSY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.97 vs. AHKSY: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AHKSY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 12.62 Max: 14.13
Current: 12.6
11
14.13
Current Ratio 1.15
AHKSY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. AHKSY: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AHKSY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.50 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.15
1.14
1.82
Quick Ratio 0.72
AHKSY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. AHKSY: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AHKSY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.72
0.69
1.09
Days Inventory 95.98
AHKSY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 67.04 vs. AHKSY: 95.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AHKSY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.43  Med: 81.69 Max: 86.99
Current: 95.98
67.43
86.99
Days Payable 39.38
AHKSY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.82 vs. AHKSY: 39.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AHKSY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.43  Med: 41.92 Max: 50.84
Current: 39.38
33.43
50.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.22
AHKSY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. AHKSY: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AHKSY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.13 Max: 6.51
Current: 1.22
1.19
6.51
Dividend Payout 0.30
AHKSY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. AHKSY: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AHKSY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.3
0.2
1.66
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.70
AHKSY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. AHKSY: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AHKSY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 5.05 Max: 26
Current: 10.7
-5.9
26
Forward Dividend Yield 2.44
AHKSY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. AHKSY: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.23
AHKSY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. AHKSY: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AHKSY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 3.86 Max: 11.78
Current: 2.23
2.15
11.78

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.78
AHKSY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. AHKSY: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AHKSY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.78
0.88
2.13
Price/Projected FCF 0.56
AHKSY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AHKSY: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AHKSY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.56
0.63
1.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
AHKSY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. AHKSY: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AHKSY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.69
Current: 1.04
0.71
2.69
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.04
AHKSY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. AHKSY: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AHKSY' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.70 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.04
0.37
3.1
Price/Graham Number 0.95
AHKSY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. AHKSY: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AHKSY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.94 Max: 9.55
Current: 0.95
0.38
9.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.44
AHKSY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. AHKSY: 10.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AHKSY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.80 Max: 15.9
Current: 10.44
0.2
15.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.63
AHKSY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. AHKSY: 18.63 )
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: 16.10 Max: 43.9
Current: 18.63
5.8
43.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $16,183
EPS (TTM) $ 1.05
Beta-0.12
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $11.15 - 18.11
Shares Outstanding (Mil)698.44
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