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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
Websitehitachi.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)350,864(+26%)
Job Openings1,108
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥8.8 T(-7%)
Share Price (May 2021)¥5.5 K(+2%)
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
Masakatsu Mori

Masakatsu Mori

General Manager, CSI Hitachi, Ltd.
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 Hitachi, Ltd.
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
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Hitachi Office Locations

Hitachi has offices in Brisbane, Chula Vista, Harrodsburg, Itasca and in 68 other locations
Brisbane Airport, AU
11 Viola Pl
Derrimut, AU
2/177 Australis Dr
Macquarie Park, AU
tower b, level 6/26 Talavera Rd
North Ryde, AU
Suite 801, Level 8/123 Epping Rd
Pemulwuy, AU
3/1 Foundation Pl
Wien, AT
Erdbergstraße 234
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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 (7-May-2021)

5.3t

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

5.5k

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

1.9t

EV

5.9t
Hitachi's current market capitalization is ¥5.3 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$1.4 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
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

81/100

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Hitachi Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Hitachi Online and Social Media Presence

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Hitachi Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    61/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    68/100

  • Diversity

    D

    56/100

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Hitachi News and Updates

Insights on the Room Air Conditioners Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Daikin Industries, Hitachi and Panasonic Among Others

Dublin, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Room Air Conditioners - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Room Air Conditioners estimated at 111 Million Units in the year 2020, is pr…

Hitachi Agrees to Sell Metal Unit to Bain Group for $3.5 Billion

Hitachi Agrees to Sell Metal Unit to Bain Group for $3.5 Billion

In $9.5B deal, Hitachi to acquire software engineering firm GlobalLogic

Japanese industrial giant Hitachi Ltd. has signed a $9.5 billion agreement to acquire GlobalLogic Inc., a California-based software engineering firm that develops applications for large enterprises. The deal, announced today, is expected to close by the end of July. Tokyo-based Hitachi is a major p…

Japan's Hitachi acquires GlobalLogic for $9.6B

Hitachi said the acquisition of GlobalLogic will strengthen Hitachi's digital operations in a wide range of businesses, including IT, energy, industry etc.

Hitachi Rail Awarded up to $2.2 Billion 8000-series Railcar Contract with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Hitachi Rail Washington, LLC. (“Hitachi Rail”) has been awarded a contract worth up to $2.2 billion with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“Metro”) to design and build 256 of the 8000-series railcar vehicle. The Contract includes options, if exercised, to build up to 800

Hitachi ABB Power Grids and Yinlong Energy Collaborate to Make Urban Bus Transportation Green and Cities Carbon Neutral

Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Yinlong Energy, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric buses, to help cities speed up their transition to emission-free electric bus transportation and cleaner city air
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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 Masakatsu Mori.

  • How many employees does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 350,864 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 ¥25 m.

  • Who are Hitachi competitors?

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

  • Where are Hitachi offices?

    Hitachi has offices in Brisbane, Chula Vista, Harrodsburg, Itasca and in 68 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hitachi have?

    Hitachi has 83 offices.