OTCMKTS:KCRPY - KAO Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$71.7450 -0.91 (-1.25 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 05:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$72.65
Today's Range$70.88 - $72.87
52-Week Range$54.36 - $79.75
Volume16,307 shs
Average Volume23,648 shs
Market Capitalization$35.51 billion
P/E Ratio26.97
Dividend Yield1.26%
KAO logoKao 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

Stock Exchange OTCMKTS
Industry Private households
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12
Current Ratio1.87
Quick Ratio1.44


Trailing P/E Ratio26.97
Forward P/E Ratio25.62
P/E Growth3.81

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.29 billion
Price / Sales2.67
Cash Flow$3.6290 per share
Price / Cash19.77
Book Value$14.73 per share
Price / Book4.87


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares495,000,000
Market Cap$35,513.78

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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) released its earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The firm earned $3.24 billion during the quarter. View KAO's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KAO?

0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KAO in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A."

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.

Has KAO been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about KCRPY stock have been trending positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KAO earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.73 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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.

How big of a company is KAO?

KAO has a market capitalization of $35.51 billion and generates $13.29 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.66 on an earnings per share basis. KAO employs 33,195 workers across the globe.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  86 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  108 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  194
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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