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- Who is the player?
Samsung Electronics is a Korea-based multinational electronics company that is part of the Samsung Group, a diversified Korean conglomerate. The company operates in a wide range of markets, including consumer electronics (TV and audio, smartphones, mobile devices, PCs, cameras, home appliances), IT & mobile communications (telecom equipment, networks) and device solutions (semiconductors, memory products, displays). [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
To strengthen its market position and secure future growth opportunities, Samsung in 2018 announced a €140bn, three-year investment plan in new technologies across various fields, including telecom equipment (5G), AI technology, autonomous driving, robotics, display technologies, and biopharmaceuticals. Meanwhile, the company is strengthening its ecosystem through Bixby, its internally developed voice-powered digital assistant that is to be featured on a wide range of devices. Samsung also aims to catch up with leading rivals in the buoyant telecom equipment market by investing aggressively in 5G technologies. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Strong market position across a wide range of consumer product categories and B2B markets
Sustained worldwide demand for Samsung semiconductors and memory products […]
Heavy reliance on Google Android OS reduces differentiation and weakens ecosystem
Lacklustre recent performance in smartphone market, low telecom equipment market share […]
- 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.