Exclusive extracts from this 25-page-long report:
- Who is the player?
Huawei is a world leading provider of information and communications technology (ICT) solutions. It is a private Chinese company that is “wholly owned by its employees”. According to Huawei, “no government agency or outside organization holds shares in Huawei”. The group operates in more than 170 countries and regions and has some 190,000 employees. [...].
- What are the player's strategies?
Huawei is, by some distance, the leading player in 5G network equipment worldwide. […]. 5G wireless technology has long been a key R&D focus area for the company. Huawei owns almost 90,000 patents and in 2018 alone year-on-year R&D spending climbed €1.5 billion to €13.3 billion, representing 14.1% of net sales. […].
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
The world's leading provider of ICT network equipment, particularly 5G […]
The world's second biggest smartphone vendor, behind Samsung […]
Dependence on the Chinese market (51.6% of net revenues in 2018) […]
Continued technology dependence on US tech firms for key hardware components (5G chips) and software (Android OS) […]
- 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.