AHKSY:OTC-Asahi Kasei Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Chemicals | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 19.81

Change

+0.50 (+2.59)%

Market Cap

USD 13.20B

Volume

0.04M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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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 elastic polyurethane filament, cupro fiber, nonwoven fabric, and nylon 66 filament products. The company also provides petrochemical products, such as styrene, acrylonitrile, polyethylene, and polystyrene; performance polymer products, including synthetic rubber and engineering plastics; and performance material and consumable products, such as coating materials, microcrystalline cellulose, explosives, explosion-bonded metal clad, hollow-fiber filtration membranes, ion-exchange membranes, electronic materials, food wrapping film, and plastic films, sheets, and foams, as well as lithium-ion battery and lead-acid battery separators, and electronic devices. In addition, the company constructs unit homes and apartment buildings; operates real estate and remodeling businesses; and offers financial and other services. Further, it provides autoclaved aerated concrete panels, insulation panels, foundation systems, and structural components; pharmaceuticals and diagnostic reagents; artificial kidneys, therapeutic apheresis devices, and virus removal filters; and defibrillators and temperature management systems. Additionally, it offers plant and environmental engineering, research and analysis, and employment agency/staffing services. Asahi Kasei Corporation was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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ETFs Containing AHKSY

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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 -12.11% 44% F 42% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -12.11% 42% F 41% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -14.13% 37% F 39% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -14.13% 37% F 38% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 50.53% 69% D+ 68% D+
Dividend Return 2.74% 20% F 14% F
Total Return 53.27% 67% D+ 67% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.85% N/A N/A 64% D
Dividend Return 0.52% N/A N/A 31% F
Total Return 12.37% N/A N/A 62% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.49% N/A N/A 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return 38.07% N/A N/A 73% C
Market Capitalization 13.20B 81% B- 92% A-
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%

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 19.12 70% C- 40% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.01 63% D 61% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.11 52% F 46% F
EV/EBITDA 0.07 83% B 80% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.34% 65% D 59% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.57% 46% F 59% F
Return on Assets 3.52% 70% C- 78% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 21.27% 67% D+ 57% 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 1.25 37% F 36% 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:
Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector