Kao Corp (4452) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 1495150
  • SWOT Analysis
  • 36 pages
  • GlobalData
  • Kao Corporation
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Kao Corp (4452) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Kao Corporation (Kao) is a manufacturer of consumer and chemical products. The company develops manufactures, and markets beauty care products, human health care products, chemicals, fabric and home care products. Kao also produces oleo chemicals, performance chemicals, and specialty chemicals. Its product portfolio includes cosmetics, facial and body cleansers, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, hair coloring and styling agents, sanitary napkins, baby diapers, toothpastes, health beverages, bath additives, laundry detergents, fabric softener, dishwashing detergents, kitchen cleaners, fatty alcohol, surfactants, edible fats and oils, toners, fragrances and aroma chemicals. The company has business operations across North America, Asia, and Europe. Kao is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Kao Corp Key Recent Developments

Mar 14,2017: Kao receives recognition from Ethisphere Institute in US

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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Section 1 - About the Company
Kao Corp - Key Facts
Kao Corp - Key Employees
Kao Corp - Key Employee Biographies
Kao Corp - Major Products and Services
Kao Corp - History
Kao Corp - Company Statement
Kao Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis
Kao Corp - Business Description
Kao Corp - Corporate Strategy
Kao Corp - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Kao Corp - Strengths
Kao Corp - Weaknesses
Kao Corp - Opportunities
Kao Corp - Threats
Kao Corp - Key Competitors

Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Kao Corp, Recent Deals Summary

Section 4 - Appendix
Ratio Definitions

List of Tables
Kao Corp, Key Facts
Kao Corp, Key Employees
Kao Corp, Key Employee Biographies
Kao Corp, Major Products and Services
Kao Corp, History
Kao Corp, Other Locations
Kao Corp, Subsidiaries
Kao Corp, Key Competitors
Kao Corp, Ratios based on current share price
Kao Corp, Annual Ratios
Kao Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Kao Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Kao Corp, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
Kao Corp, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
Kao Corp, Ratio Charts
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