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Kao Corp (4452.T)

4452.T on Tokyo Stock Exchange

8,328JPY
20 Feb 2019
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¥91 (+1.10%)
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¥9,387
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Kao Corp Expected To Report Operating Profit Of Around 210 Bln Yen ($1.9 Bln) For 2018 - Nikkei
Monday, 28 Jan 2019 

Jan 28 (Reuters) - Nikkei: :KAO CORP IS EXPECTED TO REPORT AN OPERATING PROFIT OF AROUND 210 BILLION YEN ($1.9 BILLION) FOR 2018 - NIKKEI.KAO CORP IS EXPECTED TO STICK TO ITS PLANNED INCREASE OF 10 YEN IN THE ANNUAL DIVIDEND TO 120 PER SHARE - NIKKEI.KAO'S REVENUE LIKELY GREW 2 PERCENT TO 1.52 TRILLION YEN FOR 2018 - NIKKEI.  Full Article

Kao's Operating Profit For Six Months Ended June Expected To Have Grown 4 Pct To Around 91 Billion Yen - Nikkei
Monday, 23 Jul 2018 

July 24 (Reuters) - Nikkei::KAO CORP'S OPERATING PROFIT FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE IS EXPECTED TO HAVE GROWN 4 PERCENT TO AROUND 91 BILLION YEN - NIKKEI.KAO CORP'S SALES FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE PERIOD LOOK TO HAVE CLIMBED 2 PERCENT ON THE YEAR TO ABOUT 730 BILLION YEN - NIKKEI.KAO LIKELY TO KEEP FY PROJECTIONS UNCHANGED, WITH OPERATING PROFIT OF 215 BILLION YEN, UP 5 PERCENT, ON SALES OF 1.54 TRILLION YEN, A 3% GAIN - NIKKEI.KAO CORP PLANS TO RAISE ANNUAL DIVIDEND TO 120 YEN PER SHARE, AN INCREASE OF 10 YEN - NIKKEI.  Full Article

Kao Corp To Cut 40% Of Its Cosmetics Brands - Nikkei
Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 

July 13 (Reuters) - Nikkei: :KAO CORP TO CUT 40% OF ITS COSMETICS BRANDS, OR ABOUT 20 LABELS, AS IT AIMS TO IMPROVE PROFITABILITY OF MAKEUP BUSINESS.KAO CORP WANTS TO LIFT COSMETICS SEGMENT'S SALES ABOVE 300 BILLION YEN IN FISCAL 2020.  Full Article

Japan's Kao Says To Buy Back Up To 1.4 Percent Of Own Shares Worth 50 Billion Yen
Friday, 27 Apr 2018 

Kao Corp <4452.T>::JAPAN'S KAO SAYS TO BUY BACK UP TO 1.4 PERCENT OF OWN SHARES WORTH 50 BILLION YEN.  Full Article

Kao Corp's Operating Profit For The Year Ended Dec Apparently Came To Around 204 Bln Yen - Nikkei
Monday, 29 Jan 2018 

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Nikkei::KAO CORP'S OPERATING PROFIT FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER APPARENTLY CAME TO AROUND 204 BILLION YEN - NIKKEI.KAO CORP’S OVERALL SALES FOR THE YEAR ENDED DEC LIKELY CLIMBED 1% TO AROUND 1.48 TRILLION YEN - NIKKEI.  Full Article

Japan stocks edge down, earnings caution stops recent gains

TOKYO, Feb 5 Japan's Nikkei index surrendered modest gains to end lower on Tuesday, snapping a three-day rally as the market digested a slew of corporate earnings.