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Open
¥689.00
Previous Close
¥697.00
Day High
¥696.00
Day Low
¥686.00
52 Week High
01/9/14 - ¥1,220
52 Week Low
08/28/13 - ¥496.00
Market Cap
22.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
183.5K
EPS TTM
¥60.72
Shares Outstanding
32.8M
EX-Date
03/27/15
P/E TM
11.4x
Dividend
¥6.00
Dividend Yield
0.86%
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furukawa battery co ltd (6937) Details

The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd. engages in the production and sale of storage batteries and power supply systems primarily in Japan. The company’s product portfolio comprises lead-acid storage batteries for automobiles, motorcycles, electric powered vehicles, stationary use, trains, aircrafts, portable use, ships, solar power generation system, and others; and alkaline storage batteries for cordless type electric appliances, stationary type, office equipment, office automation equipment, measurement instruments, UPS, space satellites, fire alarms, aircrafts, trains, and others. Its power supply systems comprise DC power supply systems for the control of electric operated machineries and equipments, communications, emergency lighting, and disaster prevention instruments; and switching type DC power supply systems, AC uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, and power supply systems for gas leakage and fire alarm devices. The company also provides converters, automatic charge control systems, automatic charge/discharge devices, chargers for automotive and motor-cycle batteries, molded plastic products, and battery testers. In addition, it engages in the leasing of buildings for tenants; electrical and telecommunications works; and insurance business. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

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furukawa battery co ltd (6937) Key Developments

Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd., Annual General Meeting, Jun 25, 2014

Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd., Annual General Meeting, Jun 25, 2014.

Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd. to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on May 09, 2014

Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd. announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results on May 09, 2014

Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd. Announces Magnesium-Air Fuel Cell Developed for Emergency Use

The Furukawa Battery Co Ltd. announced that it has developed a magnesium (Mg)-air fuel cell for emergency use. When water is poured into the cell, it begins generating power. It can generate electricity for up to five days. The cell has a capacity of 300Wh and can charge a smartphone up to 30 times. It was unveiled at the 5th Int'l Rechargeable Battery Expo, which runs from February 26 to 28, 2014, in Tokyo. Though the exhibited cell was a prototype, Furukawa Battery named it 'Mg Box' and designed a package for it. The cell measures 233 x 226 x 226mm and weighs about 1.6kg before water is added. It can be stored for 10 years. The cell is equipped with two USB output ports and has an output voltage of DC5.0V and maximum current of 1.2A. The prototype contains four battery cells and starts power generation when 500mL of water is poured into each of the cells (a total of 2L). In general, a Mg-air fuel cell uses salt solution as an electrolyte. On the other hand, the prototype can use not only seawater but also fresh water because it contains an electrolyte. Therefore, it can be easily used in a time of emergency. Mg-air fuel cells have problems related to their safety and long-term use because Mg is inflammable and melted by salt solution (electrolyte). To address those issues, Furukawa Battery employed a flame-retardant Mg alloy for the negative electrode. The package is made of cardboard so that it becomes easy to discard or recycle the cell. Moreover, there are vent holes on the sides of the package to intake enough oxygen.

 

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