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Asahi Kasei Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.41 (+1.87 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.29
50-Day Range
MA: $22.31
52-Week Range
Now: $22.29
Volume470,991 shs
Average Volume77,689 shs
Market Capitalization$15.54 billion
P/E Ratio19.90
Dividend Yield2.19%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:AHKSY
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$19.76 billion
Cash Flow$3.40 per share
Book Value$18.26 per share


Net Income$956.16 million


Market Cap$15.54 billion
Next Earnings Date5/11/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.55 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

142nd out of 830 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

12th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.41 (+1.87 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Asahi Kasei (OTCMKTS:AHKSY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Asahi Kasei a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Asahi Kasei in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Asahi Kasei stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AHKSY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Asahi Kasei?

Wall Street analysts have given Asahi Kasei a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Asahi Kasei wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Asahi Kasei?

Asahi Kasei saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,500 shares, a drop of 58.3% from the December 31st total of 8,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 74,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.
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When is Asahi Kasei's next earnings date?

Asahi Kasei is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 11th 2021.
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How were Asahi Kasei's earnings last quarter?

Asahi Kasei Co. (OTCMKTS:AHKSY) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter. The business earned $5.24 billion during the quarter. Asahi Kasei had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.80% and a net margin of 4.05%.
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How has Asahi Kasei's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Asahi Kasei's stock was trading at $14.81 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AHKSY shares have increased by 50.5% and is now trading at $22.29.
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Is Asahi Kasei a good dividend stock?

Asahi Kasei pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.19%. The dividend payout ratio of Asahi Kasei is 27.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Asahi Kasei will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.09% next year. This indicates that Asahi Kasei will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Asahi Kasei's key executives?

Asahi Kasei's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Hideki Kobori, Pres, Presial Exec. Officer & Representative Director
  • Mr. Yutaka Shibata, Vice-Presial Exec. Officer for Bus. Management Functions, CFO & Director
  • Dr. Shigeki Takayama, Vice-Presial Exec. Officer for Technology Functions & Representative Director (Age 65)
  • Futoshi Hamamoto, Gen. Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Satoru Tamura, Sr. Exec. Officer and Sr. GM of Marketing & Innovation
  • Mr. Soichiro Hashizume, Sr. Exec. Officer & Exec. Officer for HR
  • Mr. Shuichi Sakamoto, Primary Exec. Officer for Health Care Bus. Sector (joint) & Director
  • Dr. Ichiro Oyama M.D., Chief Industrial Physician
  • Mr. Richard A. Packer, Primary Exec. Officer & Exec. Officer for Health Care Bus. Sector (Joint) (Age 63)
  • Mr. Kenji Hamai, Primary Exec. Officer

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What is Asahi Kasei's stock symbol?

Asahi Kasei trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "AHKSY."

How do I buy shares of Asahi Kasei?

Shares of AHKSY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Asahi Kasei's stock price today?

One share of AHKSY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.29.

How much money does Asahi Kasei make?

Asahi Kasei has a market capitalization of $15.54 billion and generates $19.76 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $956.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Asahi Kasei have?

Asahi Kasei employs 40,689 workers across the globe.

What is Asahi Kasei's official website?

The official website for Asahi Kasei is www.asahi-kasei.co.jp.

Where are Asahi Kasei's headquarters?

Asahi Kasei is headquartered at 1-1-2 Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo M0, 100-0006.

How can I contact Asahi Kasei?

Asahi Kasei's mailing address is 1-1-2 Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo M0, 100-0006. The company can be reached via phone at 813-6699-3008.

This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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