Advantest Corporation (6857) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Advantest Corporation (Advantest) is primarily engaged in manufacturing and selling semiconductor and component test equipment, electronic measuring instruments and related automatic test equipment including test handlers and device interfaces. The company is also involved in research and development activities and offers maintenance and support services for its products. It offers electronic measuring instruments, automatic test equipment, and electron beam lithography systems to semiconductor manufacturers, foundries, and test houses.

Advantest Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jul 28, 2009 Advantest Introduces New Efficient T5385 Memory Test System For DRAM Wafer Test
Feb 26, 2009 Advantest To Provide T5781ES To MoSys

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Advantest 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’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel

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									        Advantest Corporation (6857) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDTC27057FSA                                                                                  Publication Date: AUG 2010

       Shin-Marunouchi Center               Phone                                                Revenue
                                                             +81 3 32147500                                        53,225 (million JPY)
       Bldng., 1-6-2 Maruouchi
       Chiyoda-ku, TKY                      Fax                                                  Net Profit        -74,902 (million JPY)
       100-0005                             Website          www.advantest.co.jp                 Employees         3,167
                                            Exchange                                             Industry          Technology and
       Japan                                                 6857 [Tokyo Stock Exchange]
                                                                                                                   Communications

      Company Overview
       Advantest Corporation (Advantest) is primarily engaged in manufacturing and selling semiconductor and component test
       equipment, electronic measuring instruments and related automatic test equipment including test handlers and device interfaces.
       The company is also involved in research and development activities and offers maintenance and support services for its
       products. It offers electronic measuring instruments, automatic test equipment, and electron beam lithography systems to
       semiconductor manufacturers, foundries, and test houses.

      Key Executives                                                            SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                 Title                 Advantest Corporation, SWOT Analysis
      Shimpei Takeshita                    Chairman                             Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Toshio Maruyama                      Chairman
                                                                                Strong Product Portfolio            Concentrated Revenue from
      Junji Nishiura                       Director                                                                 Asia
      Hiroji Agata                         Director                             Geographical Presence
                                                                                                                    Dependence on Sub-
      Takashi Tokuno                       Director                                                                 Contractors
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
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                                                                                Opportunities                       Threats
      Share Data
       Advantest Corporation                                                    Outlook for EMS                     Global Economic Slowdown
       Share Price (JPY) as on 27-Aug-2010                            1,653.0
                                                                                Outlook for Memory Products         Product Liability
       EPS (JPY)                                                       -64.09

       Market Cap (million JPY)                                      295,426

       Enterprise Value (million JPY)                                210,569
                                                                                Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                       179   GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
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