Consumer GoodsPersonal Goods
  • Price (JPY)5,847.00
  • Today's Change46.00 / 0.79%
  • Shares traded440.40k
  • 1 Year change-25.88%
  • Beta0.5395
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About the company

Kao Corp is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacture and sale of consumer products and chemical products. The Company operates in five business segments. The Cosmetic segment produces counseling cosmetics and self-cosmetics. Skin Care & Hair Care segment produces skin care products, such as makeup soaps, facial cleansers and whole-body cleaners, as well as hair care products, such as shampoos, rinses and hair styling agents. Human Health Care segment produces food and beverage products, sanitary products and personal health products such as bath salts, toothpastes and toothbrushes. Fabric & Home Care segment produces fabric care products, such as laundry detergents and laundry finishes, as well as home care products, such as kitchen detergents and household detergents. The above four business segments are included in the consumer products business. Chemicals segment manufactures and sells fats and oils products, functional materials products and specialty chemicals products.

  • Revenue in JPY (TTM)1.40tn
  • Net income in JPY122.27bn
  • Incorporated1940
  • Employees33.41k
  • Location
    Kao Corp1-14-10, Nihombashi Kayaba-choCHUO-KU 103-8210JapanJPN
  • Phone+81 336607111
  • Fax+81 336607113
  • Websitehttps://www.kao.com/jp/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Godrej Consumer Products Limited178.05bn26.46bn1.44tn2.70k54.509.1648.818.1017.2217.22115.85102.460.80653.0811.3143,900,150.0011.9912.3816.9217.3153.1151.8914.8616.610.772413.720.175132.7211.284.7322.3715.97-4.67--
Dabur India Ltd157.54bn27.23bn1.53tn7.62k56.2912.5149.379.7210.2310.2359.2046.040.95573.3414.3113,758,300.0016.5516.7623.0823.6349.1149.8517.3117.110.813259.830.09150.669.863.9717.196.249.1916.12
Shiseido Company, Limited1.01tn38.77bn2.58tn39.04k66.664.8623.322.5596.6996.692,533.191,326.340.86031.556.9525,940,460.003.543.765.485.6774.3976.734.113.851.03--0.305143.16-18.62---115.85------
Kao Corp1.40tn122.27bn2.71tn33.41k22.272.9612.791.94256.03256.032,928.461,925.350.86353.677.9141,835,910.007.679.6510.2613.7241.5745.978.889.691.32--0.221541.25-8.00-1.29-14.843.72-1.3111.84
Unicharm Corp764.88bn74.22bn3.00tn16.67k38.905.3824.283.92124.04124.041,277.98896.800.85516.167.1945,897,390.009.617.5414.2311.5840.6538.5311.248.631.87--0.058627.001.85-0.30613.515.26-5.2816.67
Smoore International Holdings Ltd231.96bn92.23bn3.94tn24.48k44.0512.3942.1216.991.031.032.593.661.0414.786.101,123,561.0041.47--49.79--55.14--39.76--6.69--0.0189--31.53--10.40------
Data as of Dec 03 2021. Currency figures normalised to Kao Corp's reporting currency: Japanese Yen JPY

Institutional shareholders

28.21%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 202027.19m5.72%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202118.51m3.90%
Asset Management One Co., Ltd.as of 15 Oct 202115.64m3.29%
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202112.87m2.71%
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.as of 29 Oct 202112.09m2.55%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 05 Nov 202112.04m2.54%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202110.78m2.27%
Lindsell Train Ltd.as of 30 Sep 20219.21m1.94%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 04 Nov 20218.40m1.77%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20207.25m1.53%
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Data from 31 Dec 2020 - 31 Oct 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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