Kuraray Co., Ltd. (3405) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 50 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Kuraray Co., Ltd. (3405) - 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.

Highlights

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Kuraray) is a synthetic and chemical fibers manufacturing company. It develops and commercializes chemicals, resins, fibers, high performance materials and medical products among others. The company's product portfolio includes vinyl acetate derivatives, isoprene derivatives, methacrylate derivatives, medical agents and eco-friendly products among others. It offers engineering, design, construction, and maintenance services for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food processing and electronics materials manufacturing facilities. Kuraray also offers resin-based dental materials, dental adhesives and cement to bond the dental structure. The company manages affiliates, manufacturing facilities and research centers in countries across Asia, Europe and North America. Kuraray is headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 11, 2016: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2016
Nov 15, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Third Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015
Aug 06, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Second Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015
Jul 01, 2015: Kuraray: Price Revisions For Elastomer-Related Products
May 13, 2015: Kuraray: Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services 10
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - History 12
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Company Statement 18
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 19
Head Office 19
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19
Joint Venture 22
Section 2 Company Analysis 23
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Business Description 23
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 24
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 25
SWOT Analysis - Overview 25
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Strengths 25
Strength - Strong R&D Activities 25
Strength - Strong Market Position 25
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses 26
Weakness - Decline in Liquidity 26
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Opportunities 27
Opportunity - Acquisitions and Divestments 27
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for US Chemical Industry 27
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 27
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Threats 28
Threat - Intense Competition 28
Threat - Raw Material Risks 28
Threat - Regulatory Environment 28
Kuraray Co., Ltd. - Key Competitors 29
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31
Performance Chart 33
Financial Performance 33
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35
Section 4 Companys Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 36
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 38
Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 39
May 11, 2016: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2016 39
Nov 15, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Third Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015 40
Aug 06, 2015: kuraray Provides Consolidated Earnings Report For The Second Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015 41
Jul 01, 2015: Kuraray: Price Revisions For Elastomer-Related Products 42
May 13, 2015: Kuraray: Consolidated Earnings Report For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015 43
Feb 06, 2015: Kuraray To Boost EVAL Production Capacity In Europe 45
Section 6 Appendix 46
Methodology 46
Ratio Definitions 46
About GlobalData 50
Contact Us 50
Disclaimer 50

List of Tables
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Key Facts 6
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Key Employees 7
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Major Products and Services 10
Kuraray Co., Ltd., History 12
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Other Locations 19
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Subsidiaries 20
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Joint Venture 22
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Key Competitors 29
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 30
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Annual Ratios 31
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Interim Ratios 34
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 38
Currency Codes 46
Capital Market Ratios 46
Equity Ratios 47
Profitability Ratios 47
Cost Ratios 48
Liquidity Ratios 48
Leverage Ratios 49
Efficiency Ratios 49

List of Figures
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 33
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Ratio Charts 35
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Kuraray Co., Ltd., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37


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