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 449.88 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.05 billion]
of which 36%
was Synthetic Resin),
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(323.12 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.91 billion]
of which 55%
was Functional Chemicals Business), and
UBE Industries Ltd
(641.75 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.78 billion]
of which 40%
was Chemicals Business).
Kuraray Co Ltd reported sales of ¥485.19 billion (US$4.37 billion)
December of 2016.
decrease of 7.0%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥521.72 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 16.8% decline
in Other, from ¥55.41 billion to ¥46.08 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Vinyl Acetate (down 8.1% to ¥223.45 billion)
Trading Business (down 0.7% to ¥116.57 billion)
Functional Materials (down 12.3% to ¥34.15 billion)
Isoprene (down 12.1% to ¥27.64 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Fiber Business (up 5.4% to ¥37.31 billion)