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- Who is the player?
LG Electronics is a South Korean consumer electronics and appliance company that designs and manufactures a wide range of home appliances, mobile devices and home entertainment products. Although a subsidiary of LG Group, a Korean chaebol (industrial conglomerate), LG Electronics was spun off to form a stand-alone company in 2002. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
In line with its objective to transform itself into an artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technology leader, the company has accelerated investments in new high-growth areas such as self-driving and connected car technologies, AI and robotics, and medical equipment. The company aims to leverage its vertical integration and expertise in its existing businesses (mobile devices, panel technologies, home entertainment and appliances) to secure opportunities in these fast growing markets. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Horizontal and vertical integration in electronic devices and components (batteries, panels, displays, etc.)
World's leading LCD and TFT panels manufacturer […]
Ailing mobile device business, with declining revenues and heavy operating loss in 2017
Limited cash flow due to vast product portfolio and high capital spending in new growth areas […]
- 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.