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

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$71.7450 -0.91 (-1.25 %)
(As of 05/28/2018 06:00 AM 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 Capitalization$35.51 billion
P/E Ratio26.97
Dividend Yield1.26%
Beta0.35

About KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

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

Industry Private households
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolOTCMKTS:KCRPY
CUSIPN/A
Phone813-3660-7111

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

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

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees33,195
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 Co. (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The company earned $3.24 billion during the quarter. View KAO's Earnings History.

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?

Press coverage about KCRPY stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KAO earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.85 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 (KCRPY)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  79 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  104 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  183
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.

Analyst Ratings

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
(Data available from 5/28/2016 forward)

Earnings

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.8 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.01 EPS

KAO (OTCMKTS KCRPY) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/20183/31/2018$0.63$0.52$3.2365 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2018Q4 2017$0.91$3.6253 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2017Q3 2017$0.73$3.2723 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.43$3.0359 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/201712/31/2016$0.71$0.74$3.6871 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.71$3.4738 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2 2016$0.54$6.4745 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q1 2016$0.36$2.9059 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q3 2015$0.58$3.1783 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q2 2015$0.39$3.0044 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q1 2015$0.20$2.7371 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q4 2014$0.49$3.3608 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q3 2014$0.29$2.63 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q2 2014$0.13$3.2539 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q1 2014$0.48$3.3155 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q4$0.40$2.7553 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q3 2013$0.42$3.3340 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.27$3.4296 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.22$3.0733 billionViewN/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)

Dividends

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Dividend Information

KAO pays an annual dividend of $0.91 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.27%. KAO pays out 34.21% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Annual Dividend:$0.91
Dividend Yield:1.27%
Payout Ratio(s):34.21% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.50% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
30.23% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
25.08% (Based on Cash Flow)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

KAO (OTCMKTS KCRPY) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 0.12%
Insider Trading History for KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY)

KAO (OTCMKTS KCRPY) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

KAO (OTCMKTS KCRPY) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
KAO (KCRPY) versus Ablynx (ABLYF) Head-To-Head ContrastKAO (KCRPY) versus Ablynx (ABLYF) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 3:06 PM
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades KAO (KCRPY) to HoldZacks Investment Research Downgrades KAO (KCRPY) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 7:36 AM
Unilever Indonesia: Caution Is Still WarrantedUnilever Indonesia: Caution Is Still Warranted
seekingalpha.com - May 2 at 6:55 AM
KAO (KCRPY) Posts  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.11 EPSKAO (KCRPY) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.11 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 1:30 PM
KAO (KCRPY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchKAO (KCRPY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:53 AM
Zacks Investment Research Upgrades KAO (KCRPY) to "Buy"Zacks Investment Research Upgrades KAO (KCRPY) to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 4:05 PM
KAO (KCRPY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"KAO (KCRPY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 7:34 PM
Zacks Investment Research Lowers KAO (KCRPY) to HoldZacks Investment Research Lowers KAO (KCRPY) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 11:00 AM
KAO (KCRPY) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchKAO (KCRPY) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 10:04 AM
KAO (KCRPY) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchKAO (KCRPY) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 6:58 PM
Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI) & KAO (KCRPY) Head to Head AnalysisOllie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI) & KAO (KCRPY) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 3:21 PM
KAO (KCRPY) and Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Financial SurveyKAO (KCRPY) and Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 9:30 AM
Zacks Investment Research Upgrades KAO (KCRPY) to "Hold"Zacks Investment Research Upgrades KAO (KCRPY) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 4:04 PM
KAO (KCRPY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment ResearchKAO (KCRPY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 11 at 10:56 AM
KAO (KCRPY) Posts  Earnings ResultsKAO (KCRPY) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 12:44 AM
KAO (KCRPY) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchKAO (KCRPY) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 28 at 9:16 PM
KAO (KCRPY) Set to Announce Earnings on ThursdayKAO (KCRPY) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 2:24 AM
ETFs with exposure to Kao Corp. : December 7, 2017ETFs with exposure to Kao Corp. : December 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 4:33 PM
Kao Corp. :KCRPY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 15, 2017Kao Corp. :KCRPY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 10:29 AM
Kao Corp. : KCRPY-US: Dividend Analysis : June 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 28, 2017Kao Corp. : KCRPY-US: Dividend Analysis : June 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 7:48 PM
Kao Corp. :KCRPY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017Kao Corp. :KCRPY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 12:21 AM

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