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- Who is the player?
Hitachi is a Japan-based multinational diversified manufacturing conglomerate serving a variety of industries. The company was founded in 1910 and as of 2018 comprised over 860 consolidated subsidiaries, roughly 304,000 employees and operations in 68 countries worldwide. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
As part of its "2018 Mid-term Management Plan", Hitachi aims to promote growth and efficiency gains in four business areas by combining both in-house initiatives (leveraging technology expertise and IT capabilities, portfolio restructuring and cost saving measures) as well as through targeted investments in geographical expansion. The four business areas highlighted in the plan include Power Systems (nuclear power, transmission, distribution), Industrial Systems (water plants, industrial equipment, machinery), Urban Solutions (smart cities, railway solutions), and other growth segments (healthcare, defence). […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Vast product portfolio, strong technology expertise
Strong global network of partners and distributors […]
Weak profitability and cash flow generation
Cyclicality and frequent supply-demand imbalances in capital goods market […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, Capex and capex ratio, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.