Third-Party Ratings

Indexes and awards applied to Kuraray shares

  • Nikkei 225
  • Nikkei 400
  • FTSE 4Good
  • MSCI
  • S&P/TOPIX 150 Shariah

Analyst Coverage (Company names in alphabetical order / titles omitted)
As of March, 2018

Company Name Analyst
Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc. Atsushi Ikeda
Goldman Sachs Japan Co. Ltd. Shuhei Nakamura
Iwai Cosmo Securities Co., Ltd. Kazuyoshi Saito
Jefferies Japan Limited Yoshihiro Azuma
Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd. Akiko Kuwahara
Company Name Analyst
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. Mikiya Yamada
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd. Takato Watabe
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. Shigeki Okazaki
Okasan Securities Co. Takashi Nishihira
SBI SECURITIES Co., Ltd. Masami Sawato

Kuraray Group is followed by the analysts/researchers at the brokerage firms listed above.
This list is based on information available, and there may be some institutions and analysts not shown here.
Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding Kuraray Group's performance made by the analysts at these brokerage firms are theirs alone and not those of Kuraray or its management.

Corporate bond ratings (Bond ratings) As of May, 2017

Japan Credit Rating Agency
Target Rating Unsecured debenture, Long-term Senior Debts
Rating AA
Forecast Stable
Rating & Investment Information, Inc Target Rating Issuer
Rating A+
Forecast Positive

Definitions of the ratings above

Japan Credit Rating Agency [AA]
Extremely reliable performance of obligations
Rating and Investment Information, Inc. [A+]
Highly creditworthy with some excellent elements.
  • * Ratings are evaluations made by third-party institutions of the repayment capacity of entities (companies, etc.) issuing bonds based on overall decisions taking into account a variety of aspects such as finance, operations, earnings, management policies and clients.