Iwatani Corporation (8088) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 38 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Iwatani Corporation (8088) - 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.


Iwatani Corporation (Iwatani) is a business conglomerate. It conducts various business activities such as energy, industrial gas and machinery, materials, and agri-bio foods. The company offers LPG, LNG, fuel cells, heat pumps tanks for vessels and ship and household electrical cooking appliances. It offers a range of industrial gases, equipment and services related to gas facilities, welding materials, and a range of industrial machinery. Iwatani provides a variety of materials such as ceramics, metals, chemicals, and electronic materials. It also offers a range of food items, agricultural products, and live stock. Geographically, the company has presence in Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and United States, Australia, Germany. Iwatani is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Iwatani Corporation Key Recent Developments

Feb 13, 2013: Iwatani Reports Revenue Of JPY468.6 Billion In Q3 Fiscal 2013

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Iwatani Corporation - Key Facts 6
Iwatani Corporation - Key Employees 7
Iwatani Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
Iwatani Corporation - History 11
Iwatani Corporation - Company Statement 13
Iwatani Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Iwatani Corporation - Business Description 17
Iwatani Corporation - Corporate Strategy 18
Iwatani Corporation - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Iwatani Corporation - Strengths 19
Strength - Improving Debt Profile 19
Strength - Diverse Business Operations 19
Strength - Business Performance: Industrial Gases & Machinery 19
Iwatani Corporation - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Business Performance: Energy 20
Weakness - Concentrated LPG Sourcing 20
Iwatani Corporation - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Business Expansion 21
Opportunity - Growth in Demand for Smart Phones 21
Iwatani Corporation - Threats 22
Threat - Seasonal Factors and Weather Fluctuations 22
Threat - Development Hurdles for Asia Pacific LNG 22
Threat - Business Development Barriers 22
Iwatani Corporation - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Nov 14, 2014: Japan’s First Commercial Hydrogen Station Opens, Taking the First Step Towards a Hydrogen Energy Society, from Amagasaki 30
Jun 12, 2014: Iwatani-SIG, An Industrial Gas Manufacturing And Sales Company In Sarawak, Malaysia, Begins Commercial Operation 32
Section 5 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38

List of Tables

Iwatani Corporation, Key Facts 6
Iwatani Corporation, Key Employees 7
Iwatani Corporation, Major Products and Services 8
Iwatani Corporation, History 11
Iwatani Corporation, Other Locations 14
Iwatani Corporation, Subsidiaries 14
Iwatani Corporation, Key Competitors 23
Iwatani Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 24
Iwatani Corporation, Annual Ratios 25
Iwatani Corporation, Interim Ratios 28
Currency Codes 33
Units 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures

Iwatani Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27
Iwatani Corporation, Ratio Charts 29

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