Kuraray Co Ltd operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Kuraray Co Ltd with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
sales of 443.78 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.87 billion]
of which 38%
was Synthetic Resin),
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(374.87 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.27 billion]
of which 54%
was Functional Chemicals Business), and
UBE Industries Ltd
(641.76 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.60 billion]
of which 34%
was Construction Materials Business).
Kuraray Co Ltd reported sales of ¥521.72 billion (US$4.55 billion)
December of 2015.
decrease of 4.9%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were ¥548.54 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 11.9% decline
in Isoprene, from ¥35.71 billion to ¥31.45 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Vinyl Acetate (down 7.4% to ¥243.15 billion)
Functional Materials (down 5.1% to ¥38.92 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Other (up 3.5% to ¥55.41 billion)