Exclusive extracts from this 24-page-long report:
- Who is the player?
Established by Hisashige Tanaka in 1875, Toshiba is an industrial conglomerate with operations in advanced electronics, electrical and ICT markets. In recent years, Toshiba has pulled out from particular sectors (home appliances, medical equipment, PCs, visual solutions) in order to streamline its operations and reinforce its core businesses. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
In January 2018, Toshiba finally brought its association with the troubled Westinghouse Electric Company to a close with the conclusion of a €4.1bn agreement that will see it divest its entire holding in the business to the Brookfield group, a Canadian asset manager. Seeking to turn the page on this long-drawn and costly saga, and exit nuclear construction entirely, the company established, in October 2017, the Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS), an independent subsidiary that will combine, streamline and refocus the operations of its former Energy Systems & Solutions and Nuclear Energy Systems & Solutions divisions. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Strong Energy Systems & Solutions backlog
Diversified product portfolio and well positioned in Asia (85% of sales) […]
The sale of its memory business to stay afloat financially means that it has lost one of its most profitable units
Fourth consecutive year of declining profitability […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included 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.