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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 2.24
KCRPY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. KCRPY: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KCRPY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.61 Max: N/A
Current: 2.24
Equity to Asset 0.54
KCRPY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. KCRPY: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KCRPY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.54
0.48
0.58
Interest Coverage 49.85
KCRPY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. KCRPY: 49.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KCRPY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.12  Med: 40.30 Max: 110.62
Current: 49.85
16.12
110.62
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.73
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
4.46%
21.17%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 11.92
KCRPY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. KCRPY: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KCRPY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.58  Med: 9.21 Max: 12.37
Current: 11.92
7.58
12.37
Net-margin (%) 7.29
KCRPY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. KCRPY: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KCRPY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 5.05 Max: 7.32
Current: 7.29
3.42
7.32
ROE (%) 16.49
KCRPY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. KCRPY: 16.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KCRPY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.28  Med: 11.59 Max: 14.85
Current: 16.49
7.28
14.85
ROA (%) 8.90
KCRPY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. KCRPY: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KCRPY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 5.60 Max: 7.97
Current: 8.9
3.71
7.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.59
KCRPY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. KCRPY: 43.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KCRPY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.94  Med: 36.73 Max: 42.26
Current: 43.59
28.94
42.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
KCRPY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KCRPY: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KCRPY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 6.20 Max: 13.1
Current: 8
-2.8
13.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
KCRPY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. KCRPY: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KCRPY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 3.65 Max: 9.6
Current: 9.6
-6.5
9.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 25.20
KCRPY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. KCRPY: 25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KCRPY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.4  Med: -2.25 Max: 25.2
Current: 25.2
-16.4
25.2
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
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Traded in other countries:KAO.Germany, 4452.Japan,
Kao Corp together is a manufacturer of household and chemical products. The Company produces cosmetics, laundry and cleaning products, hygiene products, fatty chemicals, edible oils and specialty chemicals.

Kao Corp is incorporated on June 19, 1887. The Company is a manufacturer of household and chemical products. The Company produces cosmetics, laundry and cleaning products, hygiene products, fatty chemicals, edible oils, and specialty chemicals. The Company operates in four segments namely Beauty Care Business, Human Health Care Business, Fabric and Home Care Business and Chemical Business. 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. The Chemical Business segment manufactures and sells oleo chemicals, performance chemicals and specialty chemicals.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.74
KCRPY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.49 vs. KCRPY: 27.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KCRPY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.74  Med: 25.11 Max: 46.74
Current: 27.74
9.74
46.74
PE(NRI) 27.74
KCRPY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. KCRPY: 27.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KCRPY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.74  Med: 25.11 Max: 46.74
Current: 27.74
9.74
46.74
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.91
KCRPY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.11 vs. KCRPY: 22.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
KCRPY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.53  Med: 18.57 Max: 29.29
Current: 22.91
11.53
29.29
P/B 4.48
KCRPY's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. KCRPY: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KCRPY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.28 Max: 5.02
Current: 4.48
1.75
5.02
P/S 2.02
KCRPY's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. KCRPY: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KCRPY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.13 Max: 4.98
Current: 2.02
0.86
4.98
PFCF 28.23
KCRPY's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.21 vs. KCRPY: 28.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KCRPY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.91  Med: 14.54 Max: 40.94
Current: 28.23
7.91
40.94
POCF 16.62
KCRPY's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. KCRPY: 16.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KCRPY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: 9.51 Max: 29.37
Current: 16.62
6.06
29.37
EV-to-EBIT 16.44
KCRPY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. KCRPY: 16.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KCRPY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 13.85 Max: 56.7
Current: 16.44
9.5
56.7
EV-to-EBITDA 11.56
KCRPY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. KCRPY: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KCRPY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 7.80 Max: 56.7
Current: 11.56
5.6
56.7
PEG 3.69
KCRPY's PEG is ranked lower than
66% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. KCRPY: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KCRPY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 5.42 Max: 39.59
Current: 3.69
1.35
39.59
Current Ratio 1.92
KCRPY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. KCRPY: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KCRPY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.92
1.2
2.01
Quick Ratio 1.45
KCRPY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KCRPY: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KCRPY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.45
0.85
1.52
Days Inventory 89.70
KCRPY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 65.11 vs. KCRPY: 89.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KCRPY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.28  Med: 80.02 Max: 87.59
Current: 89.7
78.28
87.59
Days Payable 42.55
KCRPY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.86 vs. KCRPY: 42.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KCRPY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.24  Med: 94.09 Max: 111.05
Current: 42.55
38.24
111.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.22
KCRPY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. KCRPY: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KCRPY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.63 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.22
1.13
4.39
Dividend Payout 0.39
KCRPY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. KCRPY: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KCRPY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.91 Max: 5.28
Current: 0.39
0.38
5.28
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
KCRPY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. KCRPY: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
KCRPY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 3.85 Max: 12.4
Current: 10.1
2.3
12.4
Forward Dividend Yield 1.32
KCRPY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. KCRPY: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
KCRPY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1845 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. KCRPY: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KCRPY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.67 Max: 6.13
Current: 1.7
1.58
6.13
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
KCRPY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. KCRPY: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KCRPY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.10 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.3
0.3
2.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 36.87
KCRPY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. KCRPY: 36.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KCRPY' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.73  Med: 29.63 Max: 86.43
Current: 36.87
18.73
86.43
Price/Tangible Book 5.79
KCRPY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. KCRPY: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KCRPY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 4.40 Max: 7.04
Current: 5.79
3.19
7.04
Price/Projected FCF 1.94
KCRPY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. KCRPY: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KCRPY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.94
1.22
2.03
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.59
KCRPY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. KCRPY: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
KCRPY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KCRPY: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KCRPY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.93
Current: 1.79
0.8
3.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.20
KCRPY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. KCRPY: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KCRPY' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 4.90 Max: 5.92
Current: 4.2
1.4
5.92
Price/Graham Number 2.67
KCRPY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. KCRPY: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KCRPY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.14 Max: 3.65
Current: 2.67
1.45
3.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.10
KCRPY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1729 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. KCRPY: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KCRPY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 7.20 Max: 10.5
Current: 6.1
1.8
10.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.55
KCRPY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. KCRPY: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KCRPY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 9.10 Max: 26.2
Current: 9.55
6.7
26.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,345
EPS (TTM) $ 1.79
Beta0.57
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $40.60 - 59.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)501.46

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