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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: AmoreG of South Korea (2018 sales of 6.08 trillion Korean Won [US$5.12 billion] of which 98% was Cosmetics Manufacture/Sales), LG Household & Health Care Limited of South Korea (6.75 trillion Korean Won [US$5.69 billion] of which 58% was Cosmetics Segment), and Shiseido Co Ltd (1.09 trillion Japanese Yen [US$10.08 billion] of which 42% was Japan Business).

Sales Analysis. Kao Corp reported sales of ¥1.51 trillion (US$13.89 billion) for the year ending December of 2018. This represents a very small increase of 1.2% versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥1.49 trillion. Sales of Fabric and Homecare Business saw an increase that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up 2.5% in 2018, from ¥335.71 billion to ¥344.11 billion. Not all segments of Kao Corp experienced an increase in sales in 2018: sales of Human Healthcare Business fell 9.0% to ¥267.70 billion.
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  Stock Performance Chart for Kao Corp
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (12/6/2019): 8,696.00
(Figures in Japanese Yen)
1 Week 1.0%   13 Weeks 1.6%  
4 Weeks 12.7%   52 Weeks 2.2%  
Kao Corp Key Data:
  Ticker: 4452 Country: Japan
  Exchanges: TYO Major Industry: Household & Personal Products
    Sub Industry: Toilet Preparations
  2018 Sales 1,508,007,000,000
(Year Ending Jan 2019).
Employees: 33,664
  Currency: Japanese Yen Market Cap: 4,182,030,787,584
  Fiscal Yr Ends: December Shares Outstanding: 480,914,304
  Share Type: Common Closely Held Shares: 9,506,849
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