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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 Ratings3.3
Culture scoreC

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)295,941(-3%)
Job Openings82
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥9.5 T(+2%)
Share Price (May 2020)¥3.2 K

Key People/Management at Hitachi

Hiroaki Nakanishi

Hiroaki Nakanishi

Chairman of the Board, Executive Officer
Toshiaki Higashihara

Toshiaki Higashihara

President, Director, CEO, Representative Executive Officer
Masakazu Aoki

Masakazu Aoki

EVP, Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems, Assistant to the President, Representative Executive Officer, General Manager of Industry Business Division
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
Keiichi Shiotsuka

Keiichi Shiotsuka

EVP, Executive Officer, Assistant to the President, Head of Systems and Services Business, General Manager of Systems and Services Business Division, Head of the Social Innovation Business, Representative Executive Officer
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Hitachi Office Locations

Hitachi has offices in Tokyo, Brisbane, Chula Vista, Harrodsburg and in 59 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 ¥9.48 t in FY, 2018 which is a 1.2% increase from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

2.0t

Gross profit (Q1, 2019)

544.2b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2019), %

26.8%

Net income (Q1, 2019)

140.2b

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

182.5b

Market capitalization (21-May-2020)

3.1t

Closing stock price (21-May-2020)

3.2k

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

833.6b

EV

3.6t
Hitachi's current market capitalization is ¥3.1 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

9.8t10.0t9.2t9.4t9.5t

Revenue growth, %

3%(9%)2%1%

Cost of goods sold

7.2t7.5t6.8t6.9t7.0t

Gross profit

2.6t2.6t2.4t2.5t2.5t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Revenue

2.3t2.2t2.4t2.1t2.5t2.2t2.1t2.3t2.3t2.2t2.3t2.3t2.0t

Cost of goods sold

1.7t1.6t1.8t1.6t1.8t1.6t1.5t1.7t1.7t1.6t1.7t1.7t1.5t

Gross profit

602.8b587.9b619.5b546.2b647.7b568.0b558.8b612.1b606.2b579.5b632.8b622.6b544.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

26%26%26%26%26%26%27%27%26%27%27%27%27%
Annual
JPYFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

701.7b699.3b765.2b698.0b807.6b

Accounts Receivable

2.9t3.0t2.4t2.5t2.4t

Inventories

1.5t1.3t1.2t1.4t1.4t

Current Assets

5.9t5.9t5.0t5.2t5.0t
Quarterly
JPYY, 2019

EV/EBIT

19.9 x

EV/CFO

46 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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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: 5.2% from Others, 20.1% from Information and Telecommunication Systems, 9.2% from Electronic Systems and Equipment, 10.0% from Construction Machinery, 16.6% from High Functional Materials and Components, 9.4% from Automotive Systems, 24.7% from Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems and 4.7% from Other

Hitachi revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.0% from Other Areas, 12.7% from North America, 10.7% from Europe, 49.2% from Japan and 21.3% from Asia

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

Hitachi, the American Heart Association, and BurstIQ launch COVID-19 Data Challenge

Hitachi has partnered with the American Heart Association and startup BurstIQ to launch the COVID-19 Data Challenge, which will award $100,000 in prizes.

Cyient to Partner with Hitachi Rail to Accelerate Signaling Technology Deployment

HYDERABAD, India, April 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, today announced that it had signed an agreement with Hitachi Rail to deliver a series of project engineering services to support Hitachi Rail accelerate the evolution of its...

ConsenSys Gets Foot In Japan Market Through Hitachi Partnership For PegaSys Plus

ConsenSys will be breaching the Japan market with a major partnership with Hitachi.

UPDATE 1-Japan nominates Hitachi executive Nakamura to join BOJ board

* Nakamura joins BOJ board on July 1 (Adds detail on BOJ board composition, policy)

Japan govt nominates Hitachi exec Nakamura to join BOJ board

The Japanese government on Tuesday nominated Toyoaki Nakamura, a Hitachi Ltd executive, to join the Bank of Japan's nine-member policy board.

Hitachi Metals Said to Mull $1 Billion Waupaca Foundry Sale

Hitachi Metals Said to Weigh $1 Billion Sale of Waupaca Foundry
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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 Hiroaki Nakanishi, Toshiaki Higashihara and Masakazu Aoki.

  • How many employees does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 295,941 employees.

  • What is Hitachi revenue?

    Latest Hitachi annual revenue is ¥9.5 t.

  • What is Hitachi revenue per employee?

    Latest Hitachi revenue per employee is ¥32 m.

  • Who are Hitachi competitors?

    Competitors of Hitachi include Fujitsu, Mitsubishi Electric and NEC.

  • 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 59 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 74 offices.