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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: Seiko Epson (2017 sales of 1.02 trillion Japanese Yen [US$9.56 billion] of which 67% was Printing solutions), TPV Technology Limited of Hong Kong (74.71 billion Hong Kong Dollars [US$9.52 billion] of which 51% was LCD Monitors), and Konica Minolta Inc (962.56 billion Japanese Yen [US$8.98 billion] of which 80% was Information Equipment Business).

Sales Analysis. Hitachi Limited reported sales of ¥9.16 trillion (US$85.48 billion) for the fiscal year ending March of 2017. This represents a decrease of 8.7% versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥10.03 trillion. The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Hitachi Limited had sales of ¥9.67 trillion. Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 57.2% decline in Other, from ¥878.66 billion to ¥375.90 billion. There were also decreases in sales in Information and Communication Systems Bu (down 2.3% to ¥1.82 trillion) and Highly Functional Materials Business (down 6.0% to ¥1.41 trillion) and Automotive Systems (down 0.7% to ¥988.93 billion) and Life Ecosystem (down 18.3% to ¥528.63 billion) and Financial Services (down 50.2% to ¥170.58 billion) . However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of Social and Industrial System (up 0.1% to ¥2.05 trillion) and Electronic Equipment and Systems (up 5.0% to ¥1.07 trillion) and Construction Machinery Business (up 0.6% to ¥747.12 billion) and Eliminations and Corporate (up 161.1% to ¥6.54 billion) .
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  Stock Performance Chart for Hitachi Limited
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (4/20/2018): 790.00
(Figures in Japanese Yen)
1 Week 0.5%   13 Weeks 3.7%  
4 Weeks -15.1%   52 Weeks 34.5%  
Hitachi Limited Key Data:
  Ticker: 6501 Country: Japan
  Exchanges: NYSE NAS AMS FRA PAR TYO OTH Major Industry: Computers & Peripherals
    Sub Industry: Computer Peripheral Equipment
  2017 Sales 9,162,264,000,000
(Year Ending Jan 2018).
Employees: 303,887
  Currency: Japanese Yen Market Cap: 3,814,031,601,370
  Fiscal Yr Ends: March Shares Outstanding: 4,827,888,103
  Share Type: Common Closely Held Shares: 119,190,835
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