Itochu Corporation (8001) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 81 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Itochu Corporation (8001) - 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

Itochu Corporation (Itochu) is a trading company offering services related to domestic trading, import and export, and overseas trading. It trades products such as textile, machinery, metals, minerals, energy, chemicals, food, general products, information and communications technology, realty, insurance, logistics services, construction, and finance. The company also invests in resource development and holds interests in oil and gas assets. It has business investment in Japan and overseas. Itochu operates in Japan, China, South Korea, North America, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries and Oceania. Itochu is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Itochu Corporation Key Recent Developments

Dec 08, 2015: Itochu and Eguana Complete Global Marketing Agreement
Nov 30, 2015: INK ITOCHU, INPEX And JOGMEC Commences Ichyodinskoye Oil Field Pilot Production
Oct 06, 2015: SOCAR Intends To Conclude New Agreement On ACG
Aug 18, 2015: BTC Carries More Turkmen Oil In January–July 2015
Aug 17, 2015: Oman receives bids for proposed independent water projects at Sohar and Barka

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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
Itochu Corporation - Key Facts 6
Itochu Corporation - Key Employees 7
Itochu Corporation - Major Products and Services 10
Itochu Corporation - Key Operational Summary 12
Itochu Corporation - History 13
Itochu Corporation - Company Statement 23
Itochu Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 24
Head Office 24
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24
Affiliate 28
Joint Venture 28
Section 2 – Company Analysis 30
Itochu Corporation - Business Description 30
Business Description - Chemicals & Energy 30
Chemicals & Energy - Overview 30
Chemicals & Energy - Financials 30
Business Description - Food 30
Food - Overview 30
Food - Financials 30
Business Description - ICT, General Products & Realty Company 31
ICT, General Products & Realty Company - Overview 31
ICT, General Products & Realty Company - Financials 31
Business Description - Machinery Company 31
Machinery Company - Overview 31
Machinery Company - Financials 32
Business Description - Metals and Minerals 32
Metals and Minerals - Overview 32
Metals and Minerals - Financials 32
Business Description - Textile 32
Textile - Overview 32
Textile - Financials 32
Itochu Corporation - Corporate Strategy 33
Itochu Corporation - SWOT Analysis 34
SWOT Analysis - Overview 34
Itochu Corporation - Strengths 34
Strength - Business Conglomerate 34
Strength - Cost Efficiency 34
Strength - Increasing Working Capital 34
Itochu Corporation - Weaknesses 35
Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables 35
Itochu Corporation - Opportunities 36
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 36
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 36
Opportunity - Partnerships and Agreements 36
Itochu Corporation - Threats 37
Threat - Environment Regulations 37
Threat - Lower Oil Price Scenario 37
Threat - Risk from International Operations 37
Itochu Corporation - Key Competitors 38
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 39
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 39
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 40
Performance Chart 42
Financial Performance 42
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 43
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 44
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 45
Itochu Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
Itochu Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
Itochu Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
Itochu Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
Itochu Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 49
Itochu Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 50
Itochu Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 51
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 52
Dec 08, 2015: Itochu and Eguana Complete Global Marketing Agreement 52
Nov 30, 2015: INK ITOCHU, INPEX And JOGMEC Commences Ichyodinskoye Oil Field Pilot Production 53
Aug 18, 2015: BTC Carries More Turkmen Oil In January–July 2015 54
Aug 17, 2015: Oman receives bids for proposed independent water projects at Sohar and Barka 55
Aug 05, 2015: Socar Starts Seaport Construction For Star Refinery Project In Turkey 56
Aug 04, 2015: ITOCHU Announces Consolidated Financial Results For The First Quarter Of The Fiscal Year 2016 Ending March 31, 2016 57
Jul 16, 2015: Itochu Sells LPG To JOGMEC 61
Jun 25, 2015: Itochu Announces the Start of the Mega-solar Business at the Saijo Komatsu Solar Power Plant 62
May 01, 2015: ITOCHU: Consolidated Financial Results For The Fiscal Year 2015 63
Apr 15, 2015: ITOCHU Announces Completion Of Kashiwa Logistics Center, Its First Multi-Tenanted Logistics Center 75
Section 6 – Appendix 76
Methodology 76
Ratio Definitions 76
About GlobalData 80
Contact Us 80
Disclaimer 80

List of Tables

Itochu Corporation, Key Facts 6
Itochu Corporation, Key Employees 7
Itochu Corporation, Major Products and Services 10
Itochu Corporation, Key Operational Summary 12
Itochu Corporation, History 13
Itochu Corporation, Other Locations 24
Itochu Corporation, Subsidiaries 25
Itochu Corporation, Affiliate 28
Itochu Corporation, Joint Venture 28
Itochu Corporation, Key Competitors 38
Itochu Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 39
Itochu Corporation, Annual Ratios 40
Itochu Corporation, Interim Ratios 43
Itochu Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
Itochu Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
Itochu Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
Itochu Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
Itochu Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 49
Itochu Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 50
Itochu Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 51
Currency Codes 76
Units 76
Capital Market Ratios 76
Equity Ratios 77
Profitability Ratios 77
Cost Ratios 78
Liquidity Ratios 78
Leverage Ratios 79
Efficiency Ratios 79

List of Figures

Itochu Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 42
Itochu Corporation, Ratio Charts 44
Itochu Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
Itochu Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
Itochu Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
Itochu Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
Itochu Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 49
Itochu Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 50


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