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Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd SHECF Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jun 02, 2023, 3:37 PM EST | USD
  • Last Close 32.05
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Chemicals
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 31.43  –  32.05
  • Year Range 19.33  –  32.16
  • Market Cap 64.6839 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 3,883.0 /  3,309.4
  • Price / Sales 3.32
  • Price / Book 2.29
  • Forward Div Yield 2.58%
  • Trailing Div Yield 312.05%

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Company Profile SHECF

Business Description

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd is a Japan-based company primarily engaged in chemical business. The company operates in six business segments namely Poly Vinyl Chloride, Specialty Chemicals, Silicon, Semiconductor Silicon, Electronic and Functional Materials and Diversified business. It derives majority of revenue through Poly Vinyl Chloride segment which manufactures and sells vinyl chloride, caustic soda products, chloromethane and methanol. The group is also involved in manufacturing and selling of various other chemical products such as Polyvinyl alcohol, Synthetic pheromones, Rare-earth magnets for electronics industry and general applications, Photoresists, Photomask blanks and others. Geographically, it operates from the market of Japan and its business is amplifying across the globe.

6-1, Ohtemachi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 100-0004, JPN
Industry Chemicals
Employees 24,954

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FAQs for Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd Stock

Yes. SHECF has a forward dividend yield of 0.02%. See SHECF’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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SHECF’s market cap is 64.68 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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SHECF’s stock style is Large Growth.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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SHECF’s price/sales is 3.14.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

SHECF’s price/forward earnings is 11.90.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

SHECF’s price/book is 2.15.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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SHECF’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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