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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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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.50
KCRPY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. KCRPY: 25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KCRPY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.74  Med: 24.96 Max: 46.74
Current: 25.5
9.74
46.74
Forward P/E 21.69
KCRPY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. KCRPY: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.50
KCRPY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. KCRPY: 25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KCRPY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.74  Med: 24.96 Max: 46.74
Current: 25.5
9.74
46.74
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.08
KCRPY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. KCRPY: 25.08 )
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: 20.38 Max: 26.57
Current: 25.08
11.53
26.57
P/B 4.40
KCRPY's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. KCRPY: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KCRPY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.62 Max: 5.02
Current: 4.4
1.75
5.02
P/S 1.95
KCRPY's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. KCRPY: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KCRPY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.21 Max: 4.98
Current: 1.95
0.86
4.98
PFCF 31.26
KCRPY's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. KCRPY: 31.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KCRPY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.91  Med: 14.96 Max: 42.17
Current: 31.26
7.91
42.17
POCF 17.23
KCRPY's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. KCRPY: 17.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KCRPY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: 9.88 Max: 29.37
Current: 17.23
6.06
29.37
EV-to-EBIT 15.28
KCRPY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. KCRPY: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KCRPY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 14 Max: 56.7
Current: 15.28
9.7
56.7
EV-to-EBITDA 10.98
KCRPY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. KCRPY: 10.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KCRPY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 8.05 Max: 56.7
Current: 10.98
5.6
56.7
PEG 3.40
KCRPY's PEG is ranked lower than
65% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. KCRPY: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KCRPY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 4.91 Max: 39.59
Current: 3.4
1.35
39.59
Current Ratio 1.71
KCRPY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. KCRPY: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KCRPY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.71
1.2
2.01
Quick Ratio 1.28
KCRPY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. KCRPY: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KCRPY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.28
0.85
1.52
Days Inventory 90.66
KCRPY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.27 vs. KCRPY: 90.66 )
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: 90.66
Current: 90.66
78.28
90.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.73
KCRPY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. KCRPY: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KCRPY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.54 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.73
1.13
4.39
Dividend Payout 0.40
KCRPY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
53% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. KCRPY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KCRPY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.4
0.38
0.75
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
KCRPY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 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 1.69
KCRPY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KCRPY: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.42
KCRPY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. KCRPY: 2.42 )
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: 3.55 Max: 6.13
Current: 2.42
1.58
6.13
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
KCRPY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 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: 1.1 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.3
0.3
2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 48.43
KCRPY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. KCRPY: 48.43 )
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: 31.99 Max: 86.43
Current: 48.43
18.73
86.43
Price/Tangible Book 5.72
KCRPY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 1514 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. KCRPY: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KCRPY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.53  Med: 4.47 Max: 7.04
Current: 5.72
3.53
7.04
Price/Projected FCF 1.87
KCRPY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. KCRPY: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KCRPY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.87
1.22
2.03
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.38
KCRPY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
82% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. KCRPY: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.62
KCRPY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KCRPY: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KCRPY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 0.97 Max: 3.7
Current: 1.62
0.75
3.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.36
KCRPY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. KCRPY: 3.36 )
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: 4.5 Max: 5.97
Current: 3.36
1.4
5.97
Price/Graham Number 2.55
KCRPY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. KCRPY: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KCRPY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.2 Max: 3.65
Current: 2.55
1.45
3.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.50
KCRPY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KCRPY: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KCRPY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 7.15 Max: 10.3
Current: 6.5
1.8
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.89
KCRPY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. KCRPY: 10.89 )
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: 9.5 Max: 26.2
Current: 10.89
6.7
26.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,268
EPS (TTM) $ 2.05
Beta0.48
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $44.19 - 59.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)501.46

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 12,566 12,555 12,783
EPS ($) 2.21 2.25 2.35
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.21 2.25 2.35
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
3.50%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.81 0.93 0.95
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