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Unicharm Corporation (8113) - 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.HighlightsUnicharm Corporation (Unicharm) is one of the leading providers of personal health care products in Japan. It focuses on the manufacture and sale of feminine care products, baby care products, and pet care products for the absorbent products industry. The company’s operations are categorized into Baby and Child care, Feminine Care, Health Care; Clean & Fresh and Pet Care, which offer a wide range of products including baby care products, feminine care products, health care products and clean and fresh products, dog food, cat food, pet sheets and pet toiletries; and food packaging materials and sheet cleaners. The company’s sales and distribution activities are carried out in various countries across the world through its subsidiaries. The company has manufacturing and research and development units in Japan and also operates sales offices across the world. Unicharm is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.Unicharm Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsOct 29, 2013: Unicharm Breaks Ground For Production Facility In Sri City In IndiaJul 31, 2013: Unicharm Reports Revenue Of JPY143.8 Billion In Q1 Fiscal 2014Apr 30, 2013: Unicharm Reports Revenue Of JPY495.8 Billion In Fiscal 2013Jan 31, 2013: Unicharm Reports Revenue Of JPY364.5 Billion For Nine Months Ended December 31, 2012Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Unicharm Corporation - Key Facts 6Unicharm Corporation - Key Employees 7Unicharm Corporation - Major Products and Services 8Unicharm Corporation - History 10Unicharm Corporation - Company Statement 15Unicharm Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Unicharm Corporation - Key Manufacturing Facilities 19Section 2 – Company Analysis 20Unicharm Corporation - Business Description 20Unicharm Corporation - Corporate Strategy 21Unicharm Corporation - SWOT Analysis 22SWOT Analysis - Overview 22Unicharm Corporation - Strengths 22Strength - Operational Network 22Strength - Overseas Personal Care Business Drives Growth 22Strength - Dominant Position 22Unicharm Corporation - Weaknesses 23Weakness - Increase in Trade Receivables 23Unicharm Corporation - Opportunities 24Opportunity - Ageing Japanese Population 24Opportunity - Growing Pet care Market 24Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 24Unicharm Corporation - Threats 25Threat - Intense Competition 25Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 25Threat - Uncertain R&D Outcomes 25Unicharm Corporation - Key Competitors 26Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28Performance Chart 30Financial Performance 30Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32Section 4 – Appendix 33Methodology 33Ratio Definitions 33About GlobalData 37Contact Us 37Disclaimer 37List of TablesUnicharm Corporation, Key Facts 6Unicharm Corporation, Key Employees 7Unicharm Corporation, Major Products and Services 8Unicharm Corporation, History 10Unicharm Corporation, Other Locations 17Unicharm Corporation, Subsidiaries 18Unicharm Corporation, Key Manufacturing Facilities 19Unicharm Corporation, Key Competitors 26Unicharm Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 27Unicharm Corporation, Annual Ratios 28Unicharm Corporation, Interim Ratios 31Currency Codes 33Capital Market Ratios 33Equity Ratios 34Profitability Ratios 34Cost Ratios 35Liquidity Ratios 35Leverage Ratios 36Efficiency Ratios 36List of FiguresUnicharm Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 30Unicharm Corporation, Ratio Charts 32