West Japan Railway Company (9021) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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West Japan Railway Company (9021) - 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.


West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) is a transportation company providing a range of passenger transport services in Japan. It also carries out the sale of goods, food services, real estate and other businesses. The transportation business consists of railway services and other transportation services such as ferry and bus services. The company operates departmental stores where it sells goods and operates restaurants. In real estate, the company manages shopping centers and large station buildings. It also develops commercial facilities near railway stations and underneath elevated tracks, and conducts the sale and leasing of real estate properties. JR-West is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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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
West Japan Railway Company - Key Facts 6
West Japan Railway Company - Key Employees 7
West Japan Railway Company - Key Employee Biographies 9
West Japan Railway Company - Major Products and Services 10
West Japan Railway Company - History 11
West Japan Railway Company - Company Statement 12
West Japan Railway Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
West Japan Railway Company - Business Description 16
West Japan Railway Company - Corporate Strategy 17
West Japan Railway Company - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
West Japan Railway Company - Strengths 19
Strength - Core Business: Transportation 19
Strength - Integrated Network 19
West Japan Railway Company - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Decline in Retail and Real Estate Businesses 20
West Japan Railway Company - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Growing Travel and Tourism 21
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 21
Opportunity - Medium Term Management Plan 21
West Japan Railway Company - Threats 22
Threat - Competitive Pressure 22
Threat - Natural Calamities 22
Threat - Legal Constraints 22
West Japan Railway Company - 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 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

West Japan Railway Company, Key Facts 6
West Japan Railway Company, Key Employees 7
West Japan Railway Company, Key Employee Biographies 9
West Japan Railway Company, Major Products and Services 10
West Japan Railway Company, History 11
West Japan Railway Company, Subsidiaries 14
West Japan Railway Company, Key Competitors 23
West Japan Railway Company, Ratios based on current share price 24
West Japan Railway Company, Annual Ratios 25
West Japan Railway Company, Interim Ratios 28
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

West Japan Railway Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27
West Japan Railway Company, Ratio Charts 29

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