Kaneka Corporation operates in the Chemical preparations sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Kaneka with three other
chemical manufacturers in Asia:
of Sri Lanka
sales of 111.38 billion Sri Lanka Rupees [US$723.99 million]
of which 22%
Aica Kogyo Company Limited
(151.63 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.34 billion]
of which 49%
was Chemical Product-including other), and
Nihon Parkerizing Company Limited
(109.57 billion Japanese Yen [US$970.78 million]
of which 40%
was Chemicals Business).
Kaneka reported sales of ¥548.22 billion (US$4.86 billion)
March of 2017.
decrease of 1.3%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥555.23 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 16.1% decline
in Synthetic Fibers and Others, from ¥45.26 billion to ¥37.99 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Chemicals (down 6.6% to ¥96.63 billion)
Plastics (down 1.4% to ¥64.26 billion)
Life Sciences (down 5.3% to ¥55.82 billion)
Electronics (down 9.1% to ¥35.55 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Foods (up 1.6% to ¥147.31 billion)
Functional Plastics (up 12.5% to ¥110.66 billion)