Kao Corp operates in the Toilet preparations sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Kao Corp with three other
cosmetics and toiletry producers in Asia:
Shiseido Co Ltd
sales of 850.31 billion Japanese Yen [US$7.65 billion]
of which 48%
was Domestic Cosmetics),
LG Household & Health Care Limited
of South Korea
(6.09 trillion Korean Won [US$5.45 billion]
of which 52%
was Cosmetics Segment), and
based in South Korea
(6.70 trillion Korean Won [US$5.99 billion]
of which 98%
was Cosmetics Manufacture/Sales).
Kao Corp reported sales of ¥1.46 trillion (US$13.12 billion)
December of 2016.
decrease of 1.0%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥1.47 trillion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 4.5% decline
in Chemicals, from ¥248.96 billion to ¥237.76 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Beauty Care Business (down 1.0% to ¥601.62 billion)
Human Healthcare Business (down 2.7% to ¥273.07 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Fabric and Homecare Business (up 3.2% to ¥345.16 billion)