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Hitachi is a global provider of information and telecommunication systems, social infrastructure and industrial systems, electronic systems and equipment, construction machinery, high functional materials and components, automotive systems, and smart life and eco-friendly systems. The company offers systems integration, consulting, cloud services, servers, storage products, software, telecommunications and networks, and ATMs. Its main products include manufacturing and logistics systems, water treatment systems, industrial machinery, elevators, escalators, power generation, transmission and distribution systems, semiconductor processing equipment, measurement and analysis equipment, advanced industrial products, medical equipment, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and mining machinery, air-conditioning equipment, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, and washing machines.

TypePublic
Founded1910
HQTokyo, JP
Websitehitachi.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)279,614(-7%)
Job Openings94
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥8.8 T(-7%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)¥4 K
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Hitachi

Toshiaki Higashihara

Toshiaki Higashihara

President, Director, CEO, Representative Executive Officer
Hiroaki Nakanishi

Hiroaki Nakanishi

Chairman of the Board, Executive Officer
Masakazu Aoki

Masakazu Aoki

EVP, Executive Officer, Assistant to the President, General Manager of Industry Business Division, Representative Executive Officer
Keiji Kojima

Keiji Kojima

EVP, Executive Officer, Assistant to the President, Representative Executive Officer, General Manager of Smart Life Business Management Division, General Manager of Smart Life & Ecofriendly Systems Division
Asako Koike

Asako Koike

General Manager, Technology Strategy Office
Masakatsu Mori

Masakatsu Mori

General Manager, CSI (Concurrently) General Manager, CSI-Tokyo
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Hitachi Office Locations

Hitachi has offices in Tokyo, Brisbane, Chula Vista, Harrodsburg and in 67 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, JP
Akihabara Daibiru Building, 1-18-13, Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, JP
Hitachi Omori 2nd Building, 6-27-18, Minamioi, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo, JP
JR-Shinagawa East Building, 2-18-1, Konan, Minato-ku
Tokyo, JP
Tower B, Omori Bellport Building, 6-26-2, Minami-Oi, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo, JP
Ueno East Tower, 2-16-1, Higashi-Ueno, Taito-ku
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Hitachi Financials and Metrics

Hitachi Revenue

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Hitachi's revenue was reported to be ¥8.77 t in FY, 2019 which is a 7.5% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.6t

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

414.8b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

26%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

226.5b

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

340.4b

Market capitalization (19-Nov-2020)

3.8t

Closing stock price (19-Nov-2020)

4.0k

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

1.9t

EV

4.4t
Hitachi's current market capitalization is ¥3.8 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

9.4t9.5t8.8t

Revenue growth, %

2%1%(8%)

Cost of goods sold

6.9t7.0t6.4t

Gross profit

2.5t2.5t2.4t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

2.2t2.3t2.3t2.0t2.2t2.1t1.6t

Cost of goods sold

1.6t1.7t1.7t1.5t1.6t1.6t1.2t

Gross profit

579.5b632.8b622.6b544.2b602.3b566.5b414.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

27%27%27%27%28%27%26%
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

698.0b807.6b812.3b

Accounts Receivable

2.5t2.4t2.3t

Inventories

1.4t1.4t1.4t

Current Assets

5.2t5.0t5.2t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

814.4b825.6b708.7b833.6b841.7b694.5b1.9t

Accounts Receivable

2.1t2.2t2.2t2.1t2.2t2.2t1.7t

Inventories

1.4t1.5t1.6t1.5t1.5t1.6t1.4t

Current Assets

5.0t5.1t5.1t4.9t5.0t5.5t5.8t
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

490.9b321.0b127.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

364.4b368.0b433.2b

Inventories

(181.2b)(149.5b)(143.1b)

Accounts Payable

97.9b(16.1b)(115.1b)
Quarterly
JPYFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

0.6 x

EV/CFO

0.5 x

Revenue/Employee

30.7m

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

P/E Ratio

1.1
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Hitachi Operating Metrics

Q1, 2020

Countries

90

Factories Operated

115
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Hitachi Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
JR Automation TechnologiesApril 29, 2019$1.40 b
ABB - Power Grids BusinessDecember 17, 2018$6.40 b
IgnifyDecember 14, 2015
IdeacaDecember 02, 2013
Hitachi Payment ServicesNovember 15, 2013$250 m
Horizon Nuclear PowerOctober 30, 2012
Cofio SoftwareSeptember 24, 2012
Hi-Rel ElectronicsOctober 07, 2011
BlueArcSeptember 07, 2011
AlokaJune 22, 2011
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Hitachi Revenue Breakdown

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Hitachi revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.7% from Hitachi Construction Machinery, 15.4% from Smart Life, 8.8% from Indutry, 21.9% from IT, 11.9% from Mobility, 6.6% from Hitachi Chemical, 7.3% from Hitachi High-Tech, 9.2% from Hitachi Metals, 5.1% from Others and 4.2% from Other

Hitachi revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.2% from Asia, 51.7% from Japan, 10.5% from Europe, 12.6% from North America and 5.1% from Other Areas

Hitachi Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Hitachi Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Hitachi Online and Social Media Presence

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Hitachi Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    61/100

  • Compensation

    B

    69/100

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Hitachi News and Updates

North America Touch Panel Market To 2020 | Top Key Players Are 3m, Samsung, Xenarc Planar, Hitachi, Ltd, Innolux Corporation, Lg Display Co., Ltd.

The touch panel market in North America is expected to grow from US$ 16,377.0Mn in 2019 to US$ 35,972.8Mn by 2027; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 11.2% from 2020 to 2027. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Vehicle Inverters Market Share Prognosticated Huge Profit by 2027 | Top Companies Fuji Electric Co Ltd, Hitachi, Ltd., Lear Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Toshiba Corporation, Valeo SA and Others

The Vehicle Inverters Market report provides a detailed overview of the industry including both qualitative and quantitative information. Segmentation by propulsion type, technology, vehicle type, and geography. The global vehicle inverters market is expected to witness high growth during the foreca…

Variable Frequency Drive Industry in North America to 2025 - Key Companies Include ABB Group, Hitachi and Eaton Among Others

Dublin, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "North America Variable Frequency Drive Market, by Product Type, by Power Range, by Application, by End User, by Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The North America Varia…

Insights on the Washing Machines Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Arcelik, Haier Group and Hitachi Chemical Among Others

DUBLIN, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Washing Machines - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 9th edition of this report. The 187-page report presents concise insights...

Hitachi Dumps Japan’s Hanko Stamp to Cut 500 Million Paper Forms

Hitachi Dumps Japan’s Hanko Stamp to Cut 500 Million Paper Forms

European Industry for Variable Frequency Drives to 2025 - Featuring ABB Group, Hitachi & Eaton Among Others

Dublin, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Europe Variable Frequency Drive Market, by Product Type, by Power Range, by Application, by End User, by Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Europe Variable Frequency …
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Hitachi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hitachi founded?

    Hitachi was founded in 1910.

  • Who are Hitachi key executives?

    Hitachi's key executives are Toshiaki Higashihara, Hiroaki Nakanishi and Masakazu Aoki.

  • How many employees does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 279,614 employees.

  • What is Hitachi revenue?

    Latest Hitachi annual revenue is ¥8.8 t.

  • What is Hitachi revenue per employee?

    Latest Hitachi revenue per employee is ¥31.4 m.

  • Who are Hitachi competitors?

    Competitors of Hitachi include ITOCHU, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Snap-on.

  • Where is Hitachi headquarters?

    Hitachi headquarters is located at 6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

  • Where are Hitachi offices?

    Hitachi has offices in Tokyo, Brisbane, Chula Vista, Harrodsburg and in 67 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 85 offices.