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Kao Corp

4452.T

Latest Trade

7,995.00JPY

Change

58.00(+0.73%)

Volume

1,618,900

Today's Range

7,966.00

 - 

8,028.00

52 Week Range

7,020.00

 - 

9,387.00

As of on the Tokyo Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
7,937.00
Open
8,000.00
Volume
1,618,900
3M AVG Volume
26.91
Today's High
8,028.00
Today's Low
7,966.00
52 Week High
9,387.00
52 Week Low
7,020.00
Shares Out (MIL)
479.97
Market Cap (MIL)
3,825,634.00
Forward P/E
24.08
Dividend (Yield %)
1.57

Next Event

Q3 2019 Kao Corp Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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Insplorion Sells Acoulyte Instrument To Kao Corporation

Kao To Buy Back Up To 1.4 Percent Of Shares Worth 50 Billion Yen Through June 21

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

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About Kao Corp

Kao Corporation is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacture and sale of consumer products and chemical products. The Company operates in five business segments. Cosmetic segment produces counseling cosmetics and self-cosmetics. Skin Care & Hair Care segment produces skin care products, such as makeup soaps, facial cleansers and whole-body cleaners, as well as hair care products, such as shampoos, rinses and hair styling agents. Human Health Care segment produces food and beverage products, sanitary products and personal health products such as bath salts, toothpastes and toothbrushes. Fabric & Home Care segment produces fabric care products, such as laundry detergents and laundry finishes, as well as home care products, such as kitchen detergents and household detergents. The above four business segments are included in the consumer products business. Chemicals segment manufactures and sells fats and oils products, functional materials products and specialty chemicals products.

Industry

Personal & Household Prods.

Contact Info

1-14-10, Nihonbashi Kayaba-cho

+81.3.36607111

https://www.kao.com/jp/

Executive Leadership

Michitaka Sawada

Executive President, Representative Director

Yoshihiro Hasebe

Senior Managing Executive Officer, Representative Director

Toshiaki Takeuchi

Senior Managing Executive Officer, Executive President of Subsidiary, Representative Director

Tomoharu Matsuda

Managing Executive Officer, Director

Yasushi Aoki

Managing Executive Officer, Chairman of Subsidiary

Key Stats

2.41 mean rating - 17 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, JPY)

2016

1.5K

2017

1.5K

2018

1.5K

2019(E)

1.6K
EPS (JPY)

2016

253.430

2017

298.300

2018

314.250

2019(E)

329.596
Price To Earnings (TTM)
26.05
Price To Sales (TTM)
2.55
Price To Book (MRQ)
4.81
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
17.09
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
35.28
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
29.68
Return on Investment (TTM)
14.37
Return on Equity (TTM)
10.34

Latest News

No rash moves - Kao aims to bolster 'Made in Japan' cachet in China diaper market

Like many urban Chinese professionals with young children, Shenzhen-based fintech executive Jacob Cao is a fan of Japanese diaper brands including Kao Corp's <4452.T> Merries.

Nikkei rises to 4-1/2-month high as earnings better than feared

Japan's Nikkei rose to 4-1/2-month high on Thursday as a bevy of corporate earnings turned out to be less bad than some investors had feared and selling ahead of the long holiday eased.

BRIEF-Japan's Kao Says To Buy Back Up To 1.4 Percent Of Own Shares Worth 50 Billion Yen

* JAPAN'S KAO SAYS TO BUY BACK UP TO 1.4 PERCENT OF OWN SHARES WORTH 50 BILLION YEN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Maxnerva Technology Services Says Baker Sung Mahn Sam Stepped Down As CEO

* HUI LAP SHUN JOHN HAS RESIGNED AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHAIRMAN

BRIEF-Uchi Technologies Says Kao, De-Tsan Redesignated As Executive Director ​

* KAO, DE-TSAN REDESIGNATED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Kao Corp's Operating Profit For The Year Ended Dec Apparently Came To Around 204 Bln Yen - Nikkei

* KAO CORP'S OPERATING PROFIT FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER APPARENTLY CAME TO AROUND 204 BILLION YEN - NIKKEI

BRIEF- R&I affirms Kao's rating at "AA" and announces stable outlook -R&I

* Says Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA" -R&I

BRIEF-Kao likely logged group operating profit of about 87 bln yen for six months ended June - Nikkei

* Kao likely logged a group operating profit of about 87 billion yen for the six months ended June - Nikkei

BRIEF-Kao to retire 9 mln shares on March 1

Kao Corp * Says it will retire 9 million shares on March 1 Source text in Japanese:https://goo.gl/cJqIZm Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline News)

BRIEF-Kao Corp likely raised group operating profit 10% in 2016 - Nikkei

* Kao Corp likely raised group operating profit 10% in 2016 to about 190 billion yen - Nikkei

BRIEF-Kao buys back 3.7 mln shares for 21.54 bln yen

* Says it completed share repurchase plan disclosed on Aug. 25, with a result of 3.7 million shares repurchased for 21.54 billion yen

BRIEF-R&I affirms Kao's rating at "AA" and announces stable outlook - R&I

* Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA" - R&I

Quote and financial data from Refinitiv. Fund performance data provided by Lipper. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.

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