The Yokohama Rubber Company, Limited: Consumer Products Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd

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The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd                                                       Financial Snapshot

                                                                                   Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      5-36-11, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-   The company reported revenue of US$6,520 million
Headquarters Address
                                      8685,Japan                                   during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The company's
                                                                                   revenue grew at a CAGR of 11.47% during 2007–
Telephone                              + 81 3 54004520
                                                                                   2011, with an annual growth of 22.80% over 2010. In
                                                                                   2011, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                                   N/A                                          5.46%, as against 4.62% in 2010.

Website                               www.yrc.co.jp
                                                                                   Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         5101, The Tokyo Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   19,272

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              6,520




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                                   Return on Equity

Broad product portfolio               Dependence on Japan                          The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                                   8.50% for 2011, as compared to its peers, The
                                                                                   Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Ticker: GT),
Focus on research and development     Limited liquidity position                   Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd (Ticker: 5110) and
                                                                                   Bridgestone Corporation (Ticker: 5108), which
Improving operating performance                                                    recorded ROEs of 45.79%, 14.36% and 9.10%
                                                                                   respectively. The company reported an operating
                                                                                   margin of 5.46% in 2011.
Opportunities                         Threats
Emerging markets provide opportunity                                               Return on Equity
                                     Economic instability in EU nations
for growth

Strategic initiatives                 Natural calamity prone region

Traffic volume on the rise            Regulatory environment




                                                                                   Liquidity Position

                                                                                   The company reported a current ratio of 1.09 in 2011,
                                                                                   as compared to its peers, The Goodyear Tire &
                                                                                   Rubber Company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd
                                                                                   and Bridgestone Corporation, which recorded current
                                                                                   ratios of 1.65, 1.34 and 1.66 respectively. As of
                                                                                   December 2011, the company recorded cash and
                                                                                   short-term investments of worth US$353 million,
                                                                                   against US$109 million current debt. The company
                                                                                   reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.91 in 2011 as
                                                                                   compared to its peers, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber
                                                                                   Company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd and
                                                                                   Bridgestone Corporation, which recorded debt to
                                                                                   equity ratios of 6.94, 1.39 and 0.53 respectively.




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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 .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset and Liabilities .........................................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
      2.3.5       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................19
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................20
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................20
    3.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................20
    3.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................21
    3.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................21
4     History .................................................................................................................................................... 23
5     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 26
6     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 28
7     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 29
    7.1       Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................29
    7.2       Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................29
8     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 32
    8.1       Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................32
    8.2       Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................32
    8.3       Disclaimer..............................
				
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