Daicel Corporation operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Daicel with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
sales of 340.11 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.13 billion]
of which 56%
was Functional Chemicals Business),
Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd
(212.95 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.96 billion]
of which 44%
was High Performance Plastics), and
UBE Industries Ltd
(730.16 billion Japanese Yen [US$6.71 billion]
of which 43%
was Chemicals Business).
Daicel reported sales of ¥464.86 billion (US$4.27 billion)
March of 2019.
a very small
increase of 0.4%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were ¥462.96 billion.
Sales of Others saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
30.8% in 2019, from
¥6.39 billion to ¥8.36 billion.
Daicel also saw significant increases in sales in
Synthetic Resin (up 4.5% to ¥175.86 billion)
Organic Chemicals (up 9.1% to ¥89.52 billion)
Not all segments of Daicel experienced an increase in sales in 2019:
sales of Pyrotechnic Products fell 7.9% to ¥107.88 billion.
Daicel also experienced decreases in sales in
Cellulosic (down 6.5% to ¥83.24 billion)