- Who is the player?
Hitachi is a leading diversified manufacturing conglomerate with interests across a broad range of industries. The group's portfolio includes power systems, electrical products, automotive parts, construction machinery, medical equipment, rolling stock, chemicals, metals, and elevators and escalators. […].
- What are the player's strategies?
Faced with rapid changes in various global markets brought on in particular by the digital revolution, Hitachi has been engaged in reshaping its portfolio and identity over the past few years, aiming to become a more focused organization with a more clearly differentiated offering. […].At the heart of Hitachi's restructuring efforts is Lumada, the group's digital transformation offering. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Japan's biggest industrial manufacturer excluding automakers, whose historical expertise is now being monetized though the Lumada digital transformation programme […]
Deep supplier and customer networks, particularly in Japan […]
Overall portfolio remains unwieldy and is in need of further streamlining […]
Continued dependence on the Japanese market […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D spending and 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.