showa denko k k (SHWDF) Key Developments
Showa Denko k.k., Annual General Meeting, Mar 27, 2014
Mar 8 14
Showa Denko k.k., Annual General Meeting, Mar 27, 2014., at 10:00 Tokyo Standard Time. Location: Tokyo International Forum (Hall B7),. Agenda: To consider reports on the Business Report and the Consolidated Financial Statements for the 105th Business Term (January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013), and reports on the Auditing Results from Accounting Auditors and the Board of Auditors; to consider reports on the Non-consolidated Financial Statements for the 105th Business Term (January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013); to consider appropriation of surplus; to consider election of 9 directors; to consider election of one auditor; to consider renewal of a reaction policy on large-scale purchases of the company's stock certificates (Takeover Defense).
Showa Denko K.K. Proposes Dividend Payable on March 28, 2014
Mar 7 14
Showa Denko k.k. announced that an ordinary general meeting of shareholders will be held on March 27, 2014, to consider matters related to the appropriation of dividend assets and total amount thereof. The company proposed dividend of ¥3.00 per common share of the company. Total amount will be ¥4,489,719,594. Effective date for appropriation of surplus is March 28, 2014.
Showa Denko K.K. to Establish New Base for High-Purity N2O in South Korea
Feb 26 14
Showa Denko k.k. (SDK) has decided to increase its capacity for supplying high-purity nitrous oxide (N2O) by cooperating with Dooam Industrial (Dooam), of South Korea. SDK and Dooam have concluded a work commissioning agreement concerning the production of high-purity N2O. The two companies have also agreed to jointly construct a purification facility within the premises of Dooam's plant near Seoul. The purification facility (with the capacity of 600t/y) is scheduled for completion by the end of 2014, and commercial shipments will start in 2015.
Showa Denko Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013; Declares Dividend for the Year Ended December 31, 2013 and Provides Dividend Guidance for the Year Ending December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half and Fiscal Year 2014
Feb 13 14
Showa Denko k.k. announced consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For the year, the company announced net sales of ¥848,071 million against ¥739,811 million a year ago. Operating income was ¥25,953 million against ¥28,108 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interests was ¥24,033 million against ¥11,288 million a year ago. Net income was ¥9,065 million or ¥6.06 per basic share against ¥9,368 million or ¥6.26 per basic share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was ¥63,565 million against ¥53,310 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was ¥44,114 million compared to ¥41,366 million for the same period a year ago.
For the year ended December 31, 2013, the company declared dividend of ¥3.00 per share same as previous year dividend.
For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, the company expects to pay year end dividend of ¥3.00 per share.
The company provided earnings guidance for the first half and full year for the fiscal year of 2014. For the first half, the company expects to report net sales of ¥405,000 million, operating income of ¥8,000 million, ordinary income of ¥5,000 million and net income of ¥3,000 million or ¥2.00 per share.
For the full year, the company expects to report net sales of ¥890,000 million, operating income of ¥32,000 million, ordinary income of ¥25,000 million and net income of ¥12,000 million or ¥8.02 per share. Free cash flow is expected to decrease by around ¥11,800 million from ¥16,827 million in 2013, to the proceeds of approximately ¥5,000 million. Interest bearing debt at the end of the year will be around ¥355,000 million. The company expects the cash provided by operating activities to total ¥65 billion, owing to an increase in profit. The company expects capital expenditures to increase by ¥7.6 billion to ¥52 billion. Depreciation is expected to be around the same level as in 2013 at ¥41 billion.
Showa Denko k.k. to Report Fiscal Year 2013 Results on Feb 13, 2014
Feb 5 14
Showa Denko k.k. announced that they will report fiscal year 2013 results on Feb 13, 2014