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 92.27 billion Sri Lanka Rupees [US$614.55 million]
of which 17%
Nihon Parkerizing Company Limited
(109.06 billion Japanese Yen [US$944.49 million]
of which 40%
was Chemicals Business), and
Aica Kogyo Company Limited
(150.06 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.30 billion]
of which 51%
was Chemical Product-including other).
Kaneka reported sales of ¥555.23 billion (US$4.81 billion)
March of 2016.
a very small
increase of 0.6%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥552.19 billion.
Sales at Kaneka have increased during each of the previous five years
(and since 2011, sales have increased a total of 22%).
Sales of Life Sciences saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
10.3% in 2016, from
¥53.40 billion to ¥58.92 billion.
Kaneka also saw significant increases in sales in
Foods (up 3.7% to ¥144.96 billion)
Functional Plastics (up 3.1% to ¥98.39 billion)
Synthetic Fibers and Others (up 2.5% to ¥45.26 billion)
Not all segments of Kaneka experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Electronics fell 9.1% to ¥39.12 billion.
Kaneka also experienced decreases in sales in
Chemicals (down 6.6% to ¥103.43 billion)
Plastics (down 0.9% to ¥65.15 billion)