KAO Stock Price, News & Analysis (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

$69.48 -0.13 (-0.19 %)
(As of 01/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$69.48
Today's Range$69.10 - $69.52
52-Week Range$46.00 - $70.96
Volume14,646 shs
Average Volume18,319 shs
Market Capitalization$34.46 billion
P/E Ratio28.95
Dividend Yield1.06%


KAO logoKao Corporation is engaged in the consumer product business and the chemical business. The Company operates through four segments: the Beauty Care Business, the Human Health Care Business, the Fabric and Home Care Business (collectively, the Consumer Products business), and the Chemical business. The Beauty Care Business segment manufactures and sells cosmetics, skin care and hair care products. The Human Health Care Business segment manufactures and sells food and beverage, sanitary and personal health products. The Fabric and Home Care Business segment manufactures and sells fabric care and home care products, and also offers laundry detergents and fabric treatments and products for kitchen, bath, toilet and living room care. The Chemical Business segment manufactures and sells oleo chemicals, performance chemicals and specialty chemicals. It offers brands, such as Kanebo, Sofina and Molton Brown, Merries, Clearclean and Magiclean.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13%
Current Ratio1.80%
Quick Ratio1.34%


Trailing P/E Ratio28.95
Forward P/E Ratio27.68
P/E Growth2.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.44 billion
Price / Sales2.56
Cash Flow$3.22 per share
Price / Cash21.57
Book Value$12.62 per share
Price / Book5.51


Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares495,000,000

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KAO's stock symbol?

KAO trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "KCRPY."

How were KAO's earnings last quarter?

Kao Corp (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter. View KAO's Earnings History.

When will KAO make its next earnings announcement?

KAO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KAO.

Who are some of KAO's key competitors?

Who are KAO's key executives?

KAO's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michitaka Sawada, Executive President, Representative Director (Age 61)
  • Toshiaki Takeuchi, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Executive President of Subsidiaries, Representative Director (Age 58)
  • Katsuhiko Yoshida, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Representative Director (Age 63)
  • Yoshihiro Hasebe, Managing Executive Officer, Director (Age 57)
  • Hideko Aoki, Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Quality Assurance
  • Yasushi Aoki, Managing Executive Officer
  • Motohiro Morimura, Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Environment & Safety Promotion, Manager of Technology Center, Wakayama Plant Manager
  • Masumi Natsusaka, Managing Executive Officer, Manager of Beauty Care Business Unit, Executive President of Subsidiary
  • Kozo Saito, Managing Executive Officer, Chairman of Subsidiary
  • Masayuki Abe, Executive Officer

How do I buy KAO stock?

Shares of KAO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is KAO's stock price today?

One share of KAO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.48.

How big of a company is KAO?

KAO has a market capitalization of $34.46 billion and generates $13.44 billion in revenue each year. KAO employs 33,195 workers across the globe.

How can I contact KAO?

KAO's mailing address is 1-14-10, Nihonbashi Kayaba-cho, CHUO-KU, TKY 103-8210, Japan. The company can be reached via phone at +81-3-36607111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KAO (KCRPY)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  55 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  75 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  130
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KAO and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Analyst Ratings History

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KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

KAO (OTCMKTS KCRPY) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017Q3 2017$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/201712/31/2016$0.71$0.74$3.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.71$3.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2 2016$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q1 2016$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q3 2015$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q2 2015$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q1 2015$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q4 2014$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q3 2014$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q2 2014$0.13$3.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q1 2014$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q4$0.40$2.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q3 2013$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2012Q3 2012$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012Q2 2012$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012Q1 2012$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2012Q4 2011$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011Q3 2011$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2011Q2 2011$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2010Q1 2010($0.90)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2009Q3 2009$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2008Q2 2008$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.71 EPS


Dividend History for KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

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