OTCMKTS:KCRPY - KAO Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$71.7450 -0.91 (-1.25 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 02:42 PM ET)
Previous Close$71.7450
Today's Range$70.88 - $72.87
52-Week Range$54.36 - $79.75
Volume16,307 shs
Average Volume23,648 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Kao Corporation develops and sells consumer and chemical products in Japan and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Beauty Care Business, Human Health Care Business, Fabric and Home Care Business, and Chemical Business. The Beauty Care Business segment offers cosmetics; skin and body care products, such as facial and body cleansers; and hair care products, including shampoos and conditioners, and hair styling agents, as well as hair coloring and permanent wave products under the Sofina, Kanebo, Molton Brown, Bioré, Jergens, Asience, John Frieda, and Goldwell brands. The Human Health Care Business segment provides functional health beverages; feminine and baby care products, such as sanitary napkins and baby diapers; and oral care products under the Laurier, Merries, Pyuora, Clear Clean, and Bub brand names. The Fabric and Home Care Business segment offers fabric care products, including laundry detergents, fabric softeners, and bleaching agents; and home care products comprising dishwashing detergents and house cleaning products under the Attack, Haiter, Magiclean, Humming, Family, CuCute, and Quickle brand names. The Chemical Business segment provides oleo chemicals; performance chemicals; specialty chemicals; and fat and oil derivatives and surfactants, functional polymers, and fragrances under the KALCOL, EMAL, MIGHTY, and TUFTONE brands. This segment serves the paper and pulp, food products, pharmaceutical products, electronics, civil engineering and construction, information media, electronics, and other industries. The company was formerly known as Kao Soap Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Kao Corporation in 1982. Kao Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Private households
SectorConsumer Staples



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



OptionableNot Optionable

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 Co. (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) issued its earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The business earned $3.24 billion during the quarter. View KAO's Earnings History.

Has KAO been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KCRPY stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KAO earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of KAO's key competitors?

Who are KAO's key executives?

KAO's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michitaka Sawada, CEO, Pres & Representative Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Kenichi Yamauchi, Exec. Officer and Sr. VP of Global Fin. & Accounting
  • Mr. Tadaaki Sugiyama, Exec. Officer and Sr. VP of Global Legal & Compliance
  • Akemi Ishiwata, Exec. Officer & Sr. VP of Global Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Yasushi Aoki, Managing Exec. Officer & Sr. VP of Global Human Capital Devel.

How do I buy shares of KAO?

Shares of KCRPY 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 KCRPY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.7450.

What is KAO's official website?

The official website for KAO is http://www.kao.com/jp.

How can I contact KAO?

KAO's mailing address is 14-10 Nihonbashi Kayabacho 1 Chome Chuo-Ku, Tokyo M0, 103-8210. The company can be reached via phone at 813-3660-7111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for KAO (OTCMKTS KCRPY)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  110 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  124 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  234
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KAO and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KCRPY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KCRPY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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