Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd.

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Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd.                                                       Financial Snapshot

                                                                              Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                  1-1-19 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, 105-   The company reported revenues of US$3,483.37
Headquarters Address
                                  0021,Japan                                  million during 2011, with a CAGR of 10.71% during
                                                                              2007–2011. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                          + 81 3 35748960
                                                                              5.25% over the previous fiscal year. In 2011, the
                                                                              company recorded an operating margin of 5.28%, as
Fax                               N/A                                         against 5.32% in 2010.

Website                           www.yakult.co.jp
                                                                              Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     2267, The Tokyo Stock Exchange

Number of Employees               17,458

Fiscal Year End                   March

Revenue (in US$ million)          3,483.37

Revenue (in JPY million)          305,944.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                         Weaknesses

Diversified Global Presence       Declining Market Share in Sector

Focused R&D Operations            Downsizing Manufacturing Plants

Strong Growth Prospects

Yakult’s Oncology Products

Opportunities                     Threats

Changing Demographics             Industry Consolidation

Entry into New Geographies        Rising Prices for Raw Materials

Growing Incidence of Oncology




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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 ............................................................................................... 9
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................9
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................12
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................12
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................17
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 18
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................18
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 21
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 23
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................23
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................23
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................24
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................24
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................25
6     Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. - Company Statement ................................................................................... 26
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 28
8     Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. - Key Employees ........................................................................................... 30
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 31
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 32
    10.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................32
    10.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................32
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 34
    11.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................34
    11.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................34
    11.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................38




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services................................................................................
				
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