Kureha Corporation operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Kureha with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
sales of 160.78 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.55 billion]
of which 75%
was Operating Segment-Japan),
Sekisui Plastics Co Limited
(101.56 billion Japanese Yen [US$978.01 million]
of which 64%
was Life Related), and
Daiso Company Limited
(102.13 billion Japanese Yen [US$983.46 million]
of which 42%
was Basic Chemicals Business).
Kureha reported sales of ¥142.55 billion (US$1.37 billion)
March of 2016.
decrease of 5.1%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥150.18 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Kureha had sales
of ¥132.31 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 12.2% decline
in Chemicals Business, from ¥35.54 billion to ¥31.18 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Resin Products Business (down 5.0% to ¥44.21 billion)
Construction-Related Business (down 3.1% to ¥16.20 billion)
Other Related Business (down 5.3% to ¥14.42 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Function Products Business (up 1.0% to ¥36.54 billion)