Business Overview (years ended March 31)

Breakdown of net sales

Breakdown of operating income

Net sales

Operating income and
operating margin

Net income attributable to
owners of the parent and ROE

Free cash flow

Equity ratio

D/E ratio

Cement

Net sales

Segment profits

Main products
  • Assorted cements
  • Cement-related solidification materials
  • Supply of electrical power
  • Recycling of raw materials and fuel
  • Ready-mixed concrete
Financial Results

The total sales volume of cement exceeded the previous year, and as a result, net sales increased ¥171 million, or 0.1% year on year, to ¥180,326 million. However, segment profits fell ¥1,910 million, or 11.6% year on year, to ¥14,606 million due to the soaring cost of coal as well as higher transportation costs, among other factors.

Mineral Resources

Net sales

Segment profits

Main products
  • Limestone
  • Dolomite
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Aggregate
  • Silica powder
Financial Results

Net sales dropped ¥779 million, or 6.1% year on year, to ¥12,019 million due to sales volume of limestone and aggregate falling below the level from the previous year. However, segment profits increased ¥39 million, or 1.7% year on year, to ¥2,290 million thanks to lower extraction costs, and other factors.

Cement-Related Products

Net sales

Segment profits

Main products
  • Repairing and reinforcing products for concrete structures
  • Materials for coping with heavy metal pollution
  • Cathodic protection for concrete structures (ELGARD SYSTEM)
  • Artificial marine reefs
Financial Results

Net sales declined ¥230 million, or 1.2% year on year, to ¥19,475 million due a drop off in soil improvement work, and segment profits fell ¥287 million, or 17.5% year on year, to ¥1,360 million.

Optoelectronics

Net sales

Segment profits

Main products
  • Optical communications components and optical measurement equipment
Financial Results

Net sales rose ¥617 million, or 7.4% year on year, to ¥8,981 million thanks to higher sales volume of optical communications components for new transmission methods. Segment profits jumped ¥274 million, or 25.1% year on year, to ¥1,364 million.

Advanced Materials

Net sales

Segment profits

Main products
  • Ceramic components for semiconductor manufacturing equipment
  • Functional films
  • Nanoparticle materials
Financial Results

Net sales rose ¥164 million, or 3.0% year on year, to ¥5,709 million thanks to higher sales volume of ceramic components for semiconductor manufacturing equipment. However, segment profits dropped ¥668 million, or 50.1% year on year, to ¥664 million owing to an increase in depreciation as well as a drop in sales volume of cosmetic ingredients and heat shielding films.

Other

Net sales

Segment profits

Main products and services
  • Secondary battery cathode materials
  • Leasing of real estate
  • Engineering
  • Software development
Financial Results

Net sales declined ¥73 million, or 1.0% year on year, to ¥7,551 million due to a drop in construction of electrical facilities, and other factors. However, segment profits jumped ¥481 million, or 62.9% year on year, to ¥1,246 million driven by higher sales volume of rechargeable battery cathode materials and cost reductions, among other factors.

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