AHKSY:OTC-Asahi Kasei Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Chemicals | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 21.70

Change

-0.48 (-2.16)%

Market Cap

USD 15.24B

Volume

0.05M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Asahi Kasei Corporation manufactures, processes, and sells chemical products in Japan and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Material, Homes, and Health Care. It offers cupro fiber, lining fabric, stretch fiber, spunbond nonwoven, cupro nonwoven fabric, microfiber suede, oil-water separator, multifunctional nonwoven, deodorizing nonwoven, heat-press formable thermoplastic nonwoven, noise suppression sheet, filament, flame-resistant fiber, honeycomb fabric, and cellulose nanobead products. The company also provides caustic soda, chemical fertilizers, nitric acid, ammonia, acrylonitrile, methyl methacrylate, styrene, adipic acid, hexamethylene diamine, AH salt, propionitrile, sodium cyanide, acetonitrile, methacrylonitrile, cyclohexyl methacrylate, cyclohexanol, cyclohexane, and cyclohexene; polymers; chemical intermediates; additives; membranes and systems; clads and anchors; optical and printing materials; electronic materials; synthetic rubber and elastomers; kitchen and household products; cleaners; and packaging products. In addition, the company provides lithium-ion battery and lead-acid battery separators, and electronic devices; and autoclaved aerated concrete, foundation systems, insulation materials, and structural systems and components. Further, it involved in the construction of homes and apartments; management of rental units and condominiums; brokerage of used homes; remodeling; and mortgage financing, asset management, and insurance activities. Additionally, the company provides prescription drugs and diagnostic reagents; dialyzers, therapeutic apheresis, leukocyte reduction filters, and virus removal filters; defibrillators, temperature management systems, and data solutions; and UVC LED products. Asahi Kasei Corporation was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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ETFs Containing AHKSY

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 5.19% 43% F 39% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.19% 41% F 39% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 34.37% 53% F 55% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 34.37% 54% F 54% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 79.34% 67% D+ 63% D
Dividend Return 2.97% 27% F 15% F
Total Return 82.31% 64% D 62% D-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.82% 51% F 53% F
Dividend Return 0.21% 18% F 15% F
Total Return 7.03% 47% F 50% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 31.03% 55% F 58% F
Risk Adjusted Return 22.64% 51% F 55% F
Market Capitalization 15.24B 78% C+ 92% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 9.56 65% D 67% D+
Price/Book Ratio 1.16 68% D+ 62% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.12 55% F 47% F
EV/EBITDA 0.07 90% A- 83% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.77% 62% D- 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 6.57% 52% F 65% D
Return on Assets 3.73% 70% C- 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 21.27% 66% D 55% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.12 51% F 40% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.