KAO (KCRPY) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “KAO Corp ADR, based in Japan, is a leading global company in consumer products for personal and home care. “

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) traded up $0.92 on Wednesday, hitting $71.20. The stock had a trading volume of 16,528 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,518. The firm has a market cap of $34,790.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.04, a P/E/G ratio of 2.93 and a beta of 0.48. KAO has a 12 month low of $48.15 and a 12 month high of $71.33. The company has a current ratio of 1.80, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13.

KAO (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. equities analysts anticipate that KAO will post 2.51 EPS for the current year.

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KAO Company Profile

Kao Corporation is engaged in the consumer product business and the chemical business. The Company operates through four segments: the Beauty Care Business, the Human Health Care Business, the Fabric and Home Care Business (collectively, the Consumer Products business), and the Chemical business. The Beauty Care Business segment manufactures and sells cosmetics, skin care and hair care products.

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