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 440.06 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.11 billion]
of which 36%
was Synthetic Resin),
Nippon Shokubai Company Limited
(293.97 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.74 billion]
of which 54%
was Functional Chemicals Business), and
UBE Industries Ltd
(616.56 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.75 billion]
of which 41%
was Chemicals Business).
Kuraray Co Ltd reported sales of ¥518.44 billion (US$4.84 billion)
December of 2017.
increase of 6.9%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥485.19 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when Kuraray Co Ltd
reported sales of ¥521.72 billion.
Sales of Functional Materials saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
45.5% in 2017, from
¥34.15 billion to ¥49.71 billion.
Not all segments of Kuraray Co Ltd experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other fell 14.8% to ¥39.28 billion.