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

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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 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

Stock Exchange OTCMKTS
Industry Private households
SectorConsumer Staples
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


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


Outstanding SharesN/A
Market Cap$0.00
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 for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $3.24 billion for the quarter. View KAO's Earnings History.

Has KAO been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KCRPY stock has trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KAO earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  105 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  119 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  224
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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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