Hitachi, Ltd.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Hitachi, Ltd.

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Hitachi, Ltd.                                                         Financial Snapshot

                                                                      Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                 1-6-6 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, 100-   The company reported revenue of US$106,066.34
Headquarters Address
                                 8280,Japan                           million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                      company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 5.08% during
Telephone                        + 81 3 32581111
                                                                      2007–2011, with an annual growth of 3.87% over
                                                                      2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                              + 81 3 32585480                      margin of 4.33%, as against 1.69% in 2010.

Website                          www.hitachi.com
                                                                      Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange    6501, The Tokyo Stock Exchange

Number of Employees              359,746

Fiscal Year End                  March

Revenue (in US$ million)         106,066.34

Revenue (in JPY million)         9,315,807.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                        Weaknesses

Decreasing liabilities           Lawsuits and litigations

                                 Limited Revenue from Overseas
Diversified Revenue Stream
                                 Markets

Improving Margins

Opportunities                    Threats
Demand for Iron Manufacturing
                                 Adherence to ROHS and WEEE
Equipment in the Ind

Growth in Nuclear Power Sector   Natural Disasters

Strategic Acquisitions




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Hitachi, Ltd. - SWOT Profile                                                                             Page 1
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................. 11
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators .........................................11
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................14
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................14
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................15
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................16
      2.2.4        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................17
      2.2.5        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................18
      2.2.6        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................19
    2.3     Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................20
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 21
    3.1     M&A and Partnerships Strategy ............................................................................................................................21
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 29
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 31
    5.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................31
    5.2     Strengths ...............................................................................................................................................................31
    5.3     Weaknesses ..........................................................................................................................................................31
    5.4     Opportunities .........................................................................................................................................................32
    5.5     Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................33
6     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 34
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 37
8     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 39
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 41
    9.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................41
    9.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................41
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 51
    10.1    Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................51
    10.2    Ratio Definitions .....................................................................................................................................................51
    10.3    Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................55




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................7
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ................................................................................................................................................11
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ................................................................................................................................................13
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ................................................................................................................................13
Table 5: History.....................................................................................................................................................................37
Table 6: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................39
Table 7: Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................41




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List of Figures

Figure 1: Revenue and Operating Profit ...............................................................................................................................14
Figure 2: Financial Position ..................................................................................................................................................15
Figure 3: Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio .....................
				
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