Hitachi Limited operates in the Computer peripheral equipment sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Hitachi Limited with three other
manufacturers of computers and peripheral equipment in Asia:
sales of 1.10 trillion Japanese Yen [US$9.82 billion]
of which 67%
was Printing solutions),
Konica Minolta Inc
(1.03 trillion Japanese Yen [US$9.19 billion]
of which 57%
was Office Business), and
Fujitsu Frontech Limited
(96.72 billion Japanese Yen [US$861.77 million]
of which 39%
was Global Product Business).
Hitachi Limited reported sales of ¥9.37 trillion (US$83.47 billion)
March of 2018.
increase of 2.3%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥9.16 trillion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2016, when Hitachi Limited
reported sales of ¥10.03 trillion.
The sales level in 2018 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2013, Hitachi Limited had sales
of ¥9.04 trillion.
Sales of Construction Machinery Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
28.3% in 2018, from
¥747.12 billion to ¥958.63 billion.
Hitachi Limited also saw significant increases in sales in
Social and Industrial System (up 4.0% to ¥2.14 trillion)
Information and Communication Systems Bu (up 4.0% to ¥1.89 trillion)
Highly Functional Materials Business (up 13.8% to ¥1.60 trillion)
Eliminations and Corporate (up 13.0% to ¥7.40 billion)
Not all segments of Hitachi Limited experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Other fell 22.2% to ¥292.40 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Hitachi Limited also experienced decreases in sales in
Electronic Equipment and Systems (down 8.5% to ¥976.25 billion)
Life Ecosystem (down 3.6% to ¥509.44 billion)