Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 60 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) - 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

Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT Group) is a tobacco company that manufactures and sells tobacco products, primarily cigarettes. It also manufactures, markets and sells varied products such as frozen cooked rice and noodles, instant noodles, bread and frozen bread, mineral water, and seasoning, prescription drugs and generic drugs. The company supplies the products to supermarkets, convenience stores, street and train station kiosks, small independent retailers and vending machines. JT Group caters to retail, industrial and commercial customers in Japan, Europe, CIS, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Americas and other regions. The company manufactures its products in its own facilities in Japan and other countries and markets them through print, billboards, electronic media, promotional events, and brand sponsorship. JT Group is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Japan Tobacco Inc. Key Recent Developments

Sep 18, 2015: JT’s New Executive Appointments
Aug 03, 2015: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results For FY 2015 Second Quarter
Apr 30, 2015: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2015 First Quarter
Feb 05, 2015: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY 2014
Oct 31, 2013: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2013 Second Quarter

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- 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 Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Key Facts 6
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Key Employees 7
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 9
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Major Products and Services 10
Japan Tobacco Inc. - History 12
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Company Statement 19
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 21
Head Office 21
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 21
Section 2 – Company Analysis 23
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Business Description 23
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Corporate Strategy 24
Japan Tobacco Inc. - SWOT Analysis 25
SWOT Analysis - Overview 25
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Strengths 25
Strength - Strong Operating Performance 25
Strength - Recognized Brand 25
Strength - Strong R&D Activities: Pharmaceutical Business 25
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Weaknesses 26
Weakness - Litigation Claims 26
Weakness - Concentration on Customers 26
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Opportunities 27
Opportunity - New Product Launches 27
Opportunity - Promising Product Pipeline: Pharmaceutical Busines 27
Opportunity - Expansion through Acquisitions 27
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Threats 28
Threat - Intense Competition 28
Threat - Stringent Regulations 28
Threat - Aging Population in Japan 28
Japan Tobacco Inc. - Key Competitors 29
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31
Performance Chart 33
Financial Performance 33
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35
Japan Tobacco Inc., Recent Deals Summary 36
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 37
Sep 18, 2015: JT’s New Executive Appointments 37
Aug 03, 2015: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results For FY 2015 Second Quarter 38
Apr 30, 2015: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2015 First Quarter 40
Feb 05, 2015: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY 2014 42
Nov 27, 2014: JT’s New Executive Appointments 45
Oct 30, 2014: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2014 Second Quarter 46
Jul 30, 2014: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2014 First Quarter 48
Apr 24, 2014: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2013 50
Apr 24, 2014: JT’s New Executive Appointments 53
Jan 30, 2014: JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2013 Third Quarter 54
Section 5 – Appendix 56
Methodology 56
Ratio Definitions 56
About GlobalData 60
Contact Us 60
Disclaimer 60

List of Tables

Japan Tobacco Inc., Key Facts 6
Japan Tobacco Inc., Key Employees 7
Japan Tobacco Inc., Key Employee Biographies 9
Japan Tobacco Inc., Major Products and Services 10
Japan Tobacco Inc., History 12
Japan Tobacco Inc., Subsidiaries 21
Japan Tobacco Inc., Key Competitors 29
Japan Tobacco Inc., Ratios based on current share price 30
Japan Tobacco Inc., Annual Ratios 31
Japan Tobacco Inc., Interim Ratios 34
Japan Tobacco Inc., Recent Deals Summary 36
Currency Codes 56
Capital Market Ratios 56
Equity Ratios 57
Profitability Ratios 57
Cost Ratios 58
Liquidity Ratios 58
Leverage Ratios 59
Efficiency Ratios 59

List of Figures

Japan Tobacco Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 33
Japan Tobacco Inc., Ratio Charts 35


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