Nikon Corporation (7731) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is engaged in manufacturing and selling industrial instruments including steppers, microscopes, and measuring instruments. It also produces eyewear, binoculars, surveying instruments, microscopes, industrial equipment, and electronic imaging equipment. The company is engaged in devices and peripherals, electronics & components, optical instrument and lens, photographic equipment supplies, and instruments to measure electric markets. The company operates through four reportable segments namely precision equipment, imaging products, instruments, and others. The company principally operates in Japan, Europe, North America, and Asia.

Nikon Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jun 09, 2009 Nikon Introduces Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries EN-MH2-B4 And Battery Charger MH-73

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Nikon Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic 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.

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- 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’ empl

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									            Nikon Corporation (7731) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDTC40798FSA                                                                                      Publication Date: JUL 2010

       Fuji Building, 3-2-3             Phone                                                            Revenue
                                                        +81 3 32145311                                                    785,498 (million JPY)
       Marunouchi
       Chiyoda-ku, TKY                  Fax                                                              Net Profit       28,059 (million JPY)
       100-8331                         Website         www.nikon.co.jpmainjpnindex.htm                  Employees        26,147
                                        Exchange                                                         Industry         Technology and
       Japan                                            7731 [The Tokyo Stock Exchange]
                                                                                                                          Communications

      Company Overview
       Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is engaged in manufacturing and selling industrial instruments including steppers, microscopes, and
       measuring instruments. It also produces eyewear, binoculars, surveying instruments, microscopes, industrial equipment, and
       electronic imaging equipment. The company is engaged in devices and peripherals, electronics & components, optical instrument
       and lens, photographic equipment supplies, and instruments to measure electric markets. The company operates through four
       reportable segments namely precision equipment, imaging products, instruments, and others. The company principally operates
       in Japan, Europe, North America, and Asia.

      Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                 Title                   Nikon Corporation, SWOT Analysis
       Michio Kariya                      Chairman                               Strengths                   Weaknesses

       Ichiro Terato                      Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                 Restructuring Precision              Declining Market Share in
       Makoto Kimura                      Director                               Equipment Business                   Sector
       Kyoichi Suwa                       Director
                                                                                 Business Expansion                   Declining Operating Margin
       Kazuo Ushida                       Director
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
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                                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats
      Share Data
       Nikon Corporation                                                         Strategic Acquisitions               Competitive Pressures
       Share Price (JPY) as on 26-Jul-2010                             1,530.0
                                                                        -31.82   Positive Outlook for                 Regulations from RoHS and
       EPS (JPY)
                                                                                 Semiconductor                        WEEE
       Market Cap (million JPY)                                     606,523

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