Kao Corporation (4452) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Kao Corporation (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 by GlobalData 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 one of the leading consumer product companies. It specializes in the development, manufacture, marketing and sale of Beauty care, Human health care, chemicals and Fabric and Home care products to general consumer. Kao also carries out the supply of wide range of chemical products to wide range of industries across the world. The company’s product portfolio includes Prestige cosmetics, premium skin care products, premium hair care products, food and beverage products, sanitary products, personal health products, Fabric care products and Home care products, Oleo Chemicals, Performance chemicals.
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Table of contents
Section 1 - About the Company
Kao Corporation - Key Facts
Kao Corporation - Key Employees
Kao Corporation - Major Products and Services
Kao Corporation - History
Kao Corporation - Company Statement
Kao Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Kao Corporation - Business Description
Kao Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Kao Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Kao Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Broad Product Portfolio
Strength - Robust Research and Development
Strength - Improvement in Profitability Indicators
Strength - Healthy Liquidity Position
Kao Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Overdependence on Japanese Market
Kao Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Herbal Cosmetics
Opportunity - Business Initiatives
Opportunity - Strong Organic Growth
Kao Corporation - Threats
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Counterfeit Products
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences
Kao Corporation - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Kao Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Appendix
List of Tables
Kao Corporation, Key Facts
Kao Corporation, Key Employees
Kao Corporation, Major Products and Services
Kao Corporation, History
Kao Corporation, Other Locations
Kao Corporation, Subsidiaries
Kao Corporation, Key Competitors
Kao Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Kao Corporation, Annual Ratios
Kao Corporation, Interim Ratios
Kao Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Capital Market Ratios
List of Figures
Kao Corporation, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
Kao Corporation, Ratio Charts 27
Related research categories
By company: SWOT analysis
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