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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 as well as 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.) (Mar 2021)350,864(+26%)
Job Openings1,757
Revenue (FY, 2020)¥8.7 T
Share Price (Sept 2021)¥6.6 K(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Hitachi

Toshiaki Higashihara

Toshiaki Higashihara

President, Director, CEO, Representative Executive Officer
Masakatsu Mori

Masakatsu Mori

Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, CSO, General Manager of Strategy Planning Division, and General Manager of Future Investment Division
Masakazu Aoki

Masakazu Aoki

EVP, Executive Officer, Assistant to the President, General Manager of Industry Business Division, Representative Executive Officer
Itaru Nishizawa

Itaru Nishizawa

Deputy General Manager, CTI
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
Shinji Nishimura

Shinji Nishimura

General Manager, CER
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Hitachi Office Locations

Hitachi has offices in Tokyo, Chiyoda City, Taito City, Brisbane and in 67 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Chiyoda City, JP
1-chōme-6-2 Marunouchi
Taito City, JP
Akihabara
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
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Hitachi Financials and Metrics

Hitachi Revenue

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Hitachi's revenue was reported to be ¥8.73 t in FY, 2020 which is a 0.4% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (FY, 2020)

8.7t

Revenue growth (FY, 2020 - FY, 2020), %

(0.4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.2t

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

25.1%

Net income (FY, 2020)

518.5b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

850.3b

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

6.3t

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

6.6k

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

1.0t

EV

7.7t
Hitachi's current market capitalization is ¥6.3 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

9.5t8.8t8.7t

Revenue growth, %

1%(8%)0%

Cost of goods sold

7.0t6.4t6.5t

Gross profit

2.5t2.4t2.2t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

2.0t2.2t2.1t1.6t2.2t2.2t

Cost of goods sold

1.5t1.6t1.6t1.2t1.6t1.7t

Gross profit

544.2b602.3b566.5b414.8b543.8b568.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

27%28%27%26%25%26%
Annual
JPYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

807.6b812.3b1.0t

Accounts Receivable

2.4t2.3t2.7t

Inventories

1.4t1.4t1.7t

Current Assets

5.0t5.2t5.9t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

833.6b841.7b694.5b1.9t759.9b917.2b

Accounts Receivable

2.1t2.2t2.2t1.7t2.3t2.4t

Inventories

1.5t1.5t1.6t1.4t1.6t1.7t

Current Assets

4.9t5.0t5.5t5.8t5.1t5.5t
Annual
JPYFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

321.0b127.2b518.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

368.0b433.2b491.7b

Inventories

(149.5b)(143.1b)(47.9b)

Accounts Payable

(16.1b)(115.1b)(31.8b)
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

140.2b197.5b86.2b226.5b246.7b314.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

103.5b207.8b316.5b98.4b225.9b351.1b

Inventories

(156.1b)(185.8b)(300.5b)(128.4b)(90.5b)(177.6b)

Accounts Payable

(89.6b)(140.3b)(130.3b)(115.3b)(152.4b)(83.3b)
JPYFY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

31.5m

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Hitachi Operating Metrics

Q1, 2020

Countries

90

Factories Operated

115
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Hitachi Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
GlobalLogicMarch 31, 2021$9.6 b
JR Automation TechnologiesApril 29, 2019$1.4 b
ABB - Power Grids BusinessDecember 17, 2018$6.4 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
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Hitachi Revenue Breakdown

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Hitachi revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.7% from Mobility, 23.7% from Smart Life, 8.6% from Hitachi Construction Machinery, 8.1% from Hitachi Metals, 8.8% from Indutry, 21.7% from IT, 11.7% from Energy and 4.8% from Other

Hitachi revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.7% from Asia, 11.6% from Europe, 47.6% from Japan, 12.8% from North America and 6.3% from Other Areas

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Hitachi Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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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+

    62/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    D

    56/100

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Hitachi beefs up net zero strategy with ambitious new supply chain goals

Hitachi beefs up net zero strategy with ambitious new supply chain goals

Hitachi targets carbon - neutral value chain by 2050

Hitachi targets carbon - neutral value chain by 2050

Japan's Hitachi Sets 2050 Net-Zero Target, In Line With Rivals

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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, Masakatsu Mori and Masakazu Aoki.

  • How many employees does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 350,864 employees.

  • What is Hitachi revenue?

    Latest Hitachi annual revenue is ¥8.7 t.

  • What is Hitachi revenue per employee?

    Latest Hitachi revenue per employee is ¥24.9 m.

  • Who are Hitachi competitors?

    Competitors of Hitachi include Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Siemens and Fujitsu.

  • 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, Chiyoda City, Taito City, Brisbane and in 67 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 85 offices.