Every year towards the end of September, a ‘reshuffle’ of the Nikkei 225 takes place. This year, thanks to the company’s high liquidity, ongoing financial stability and business continuity, SMC has been invited to join the index as part of the Capital Goods/Others sector.
SMC is growing its market share year-on-year, recording annual rises in both global and European sales. Furthermore, SMC is maintaining high investment in both capital expenditure and R&D, while global headcount is also climbing.
Taking these facts into account, it is clear to see how SMC gained its Nikkei 225 listing. SMC now hopes to build on this success with further growth in revenue and operating profit.2022.27.9