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 155.64 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.41 billion]
of which 79%
was Operating Segment-Japan),
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co Ltd
(98.86 billion Japanese Yen [US$894.66 million]
of which 67%
was Water-Absorbent Resin Business), and
Sekisui Plastics Co Limited
(102.40 billion Japanese Yen [US$926.70 million]
of which 61%
was Life Related).
Kureha reported sales of ¥132.29 billion (US$1.20 billion)
March of 2017.
decrease of 7.2%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥142.55 billion.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Kureha had sales
of ¥128.36 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 17.0% decline
in Chemicals Business, from ¥31.18 billion to ¥25.87 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Resin Products Business (down 3.2% to ¥42.79 billion)
Function Products Business (down 8.7% to ¥33.37 billion)
Construction-Related Business (down 14.0% to ¥13.93 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Other Related Business (up 13.3% to ¥16.33 billion)