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Kao Corp (4452.T)

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Kao buys back 3.7 mln shares for 21.54 bln yen
Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 10:13pm EDT 

Kao Corp <4452.T>:Says it completed share repurchase plan disclosed on Aug. 25, with a result of 3.7 million shares repurchased for 21.54 billion yen.  Full Article

R&I affirms Kao's rating at "AA" and announces stable outlook – R&I
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016 02:00am EDT 

Kao Corp <4452.T>: Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA" – R&I .Rating outlook stable– R&I.  Full Article

Kao aims to lift the operating margin of its cosmetics business to 10% by fiscal 2020 - Nikkei<4452.T>
Monday, 12 Sep 2016 04:32pm EDT 

Nikkei : Kao aims to lift the operating margin of its cosmetics business to 10%, and operating profit there to more than 30 billion yen by fiscal 2020 - Nikkei .  Full Article

Shiseido and Kao receive OECD approval for animal testing alternative - Nikkei<4452.T><4911.T>
Thursday, 1 Sep 2016 03:52pm EDT 

Nikkei:Shiseido and Kao receive Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) approval for animal testing alternative - Nikkei.  Full Article

Kao to buy back 10 mln shares for 50 bln yen
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 02:00am EDT 

Kao Corp <4452.T>:Says it plans to buy back up to 10 million shares for up to 50 billion yen from Aug. 26 to Oct. 25.  Full Article

Kao likely topped operating profit forecast for sixth months to June - Nikkei
Thursday, 14 Jul 2016 01:17pm EDT 

Nikkei: Kao likely topped its operating profit forecast for the sixth months to June- Nikkei . Kao expected to report group operating profit of about 80 billion yen based on international financial reporting standards - Nikkei .Kao's sales apparently rose 2% to around 710 billion yen for the six months to June - Nikkei.  Full Article

Kao to issue year-end dividend for FY 2015
Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 01:00am EST 

Kao Corp:To issue a year-end dividend of 42 yen per share to all the shareholders of record as of Dec. 31, for FY ended Dec. 2015.Payment date March 28.Says latest dividend forecast was 38 yen per share.  Full Article

Kao notice regarding the company split
Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 01:00am EST 

Kao Corp:Announces notice regarding the company split (regarding restructuring of Kao Group sales-related subsidiaries).Announced transition of Kao Group sales-related subsidiaries to a holding company structure and the establishment of a preparation company.The company will transfer all the shares of Kao Customer Marketing Co Ltd, Kanebo Cosmetics Sales Inc and Kao Field Marketing Co Ltd to Kao Group Customer Marketing Preparation Co Ltd (the Preparation Company).Planned effective Jan. 1, 2016.The Preparation Company will change its name to Kao Group Customer Marketing Co Ltd after company split.  Full Article

Kao revises consolidated mid-year outlook for FY 2015
Friday, 24 Jul 2015 12:00am EDT 

Kao Corp:Says the company lowered the consolidated mid-year outlook for revenue to 695,200 million yen from 700,000 million yen for the fiscal year ending Dec. 2015.Operating profit forecast increased to 60,100 million yen from 50,000 million yen.Ordinary profit forecast increased to 61,200 million yen from 52,000 million yen.Net profit forecast increased to 34,000 million yen from 26,000 million yen.Earnings per share increased to 67.92 yen from 51.87 yen.Comments that increased sales of human health care business and consumer products business, as well as the recording marketing expenses are the main reasons for the forecast.  Full Article

Kao Corp to issue year-end dividend for FY 2014
Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 01:00am EST 

Kao Corp:To issue a year-end dividend of 36 yen per share to all the shareholders for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2014.Payment date March 26.Says the dividend amount is above the latest forecast disclosed on Oct. 28, 2014.  Full Article

BRIEF-Kao buys back 3.7 mln shares for 21.54 bln yen

* Says it completed share repurchase plan disclosed on Aug. 25, with a result of 3.7 million shares repurchased for 21.54 billion yen