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- Who is the player?
Siemens is a diversified German industrial conglomerate and Europe's largest industrial manufacturing company. The group was founded in 1847 and has progressively positioned itself in a large number of activities, including power generation, electronics, building technologies, railways, medical technology, and more recently, industrial automation, digitalisation solutions, and electric mobility. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
As part of its “Vision 2020+” strategic plan, which it presented in 2018, the group aims to reorganise its business structure and enhance its focus on electrification, automation, and digitalisation. The plan includes initiatives to divest non-core activities, such as its medical technology division, while strengthening other divisions through acquisitions and partnerships. The aim is to position Siemens as a leading provider of “Industry 4.0” products, services and solutions. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Horizontal diversification, large international presence
Industrial product and service offerings are complemented by extensive IT/cloud-based productivity solutions & software […]
Energy net sales and operating income have declined over the last three years
Strong reliance on Europe (over 40% of revenues in 2017) […]
- 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.