Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (4217) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 45 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (4217) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (Hitachi Chemical) is a chemical manufacturer. It carries out the manufacture and sale of advanced components and systems, and electronic related products. The company's product portfolio includes semiconductor and display related materials; printed wiring boards and related products; carbon and ceramic; automotive products; and advanced functional films. Hitachi Chemical owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Japan, China, Indonesia, the US and Mexico, among others. Through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, the company distributes products in Japan and other parts of Asia, Europe and the US. It operates as subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. Hitachi Chemical is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. Key Recent Developments

Mar 18, 2015: Hitachi Chemical: Creation Of A Basic Patent Network For Transparent Conductive Transfer Film
Feb 23, 2015: Participation in Smart Grid Demonstration Project in the Republic of Poland

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - History 11
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Company Statement 16
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Business Description 20
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 21
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Strengths 22
Strength - Extensive Technology Platform 22
Strength - Diversified Product Portfolio 22
Strength - Operational Base 22
Strength - Synergy with Hitachi, Ltd. 22
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Higher Cost Structure 24
Weakness - Litigation Claims 24
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Market Prospects in Africa 25
Opportunity - Growing Automotive Semiconductor Market 25
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 25
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Threats 26
Threat - Competition 26
Threat - Raw Material Procurement Risks 26
Threat - Stringent Regulations 26
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 35
Mar 18, 2015: Hitachi Chemical: Creation Of A Basic Patent Network For Transparent Conductive Transfer Film 35
Feb 23, 2015: Participation in Smart Grid Demonstration Project in the Republic of Poland 36
Sep 08, 2014: Hitachi Chemical: Sales Begin of Wavelength Conversion Particles that Increase Solar Cell Conversion Efficiency 38
Sep 01, 2014: Hitachi Chemical: Notice Concerning the Integration of Consolidated Subsidiaries in Thailand 39
Feb 26, 2014: Hitachi Chemical Announcement of Changes in Representative Executive Officer and Executive Officer 40
Section 5 – Appendix 41
Methodology 41
Ratio Definitions 41
About GlobalData 45
Contact Us 45
Disclaimer 45

List of Tables

Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Key Facts 6
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Key Employees 7
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., History 11
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Other Locations 17
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Subsidiaries 18
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Key Competitors 27
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 28
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Annual Ratios 29
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Interim Ratios 32
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 41
Capital Market Ratios 41
Equity Ratios 42
Profitability Ratios 42
Cost Ratios 43
Liquidity Ratios 43
Leverage Ratios 44
Efficiency Ratios 44

List of Figures

Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 31
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Ratio Charts 33


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