Hitachi Ltd.


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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 4,833.46M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6501)
Producer Manufacturing
Industrial Conglomerates
Full time employees: 335,244

Business summary

Hitachi Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of electrical equipment. It operates through the following segments: Information and Telecommunication Systems; Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems; Electronic Systems and Equipment; Construction Machinery; High Functional Materials and Components; Automotive Systems; Smart Life and Ecofriendly Systems, Others, and Financial Services. The Information and Telecommunication Systems segment offers systems integration, outsourcing services, software, disk array subsystems, servers, mainframes, telecommunications equipment, and automated teller machine (ATM) services. The Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems segment provides infrastructure products and services, industrial equipment, and energy-saving solutions that help to reduce environmental impact and promote urban development. The Electronic Systems and Equipment segment manufactures semiconductor, liquid crystal display (LCD), test and measurement equipment, medical electronics equipment, power tools, and electronic parts manufacturing systems. The Construction Machinery segment offers products for civil engineering and construction, building and structural demolition, mining and excavation such as hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and mining dump trucks. The High Functional Materials and Components segment produces wires and cables, semiconductor and display-related materials, circuit boards and materials, specialty steels, magnetic materials and components, and high grade casting components and materials. The Automotive Systems segment offers engine management systems, electric power train systems, drive control systems, and car information systems. The Smart Life and Ecofriendly Systems provides energy-efficient home appliances, lighting and housing equipment, refrigerating and air-conditioning solutions. The Others segment offers logistics and property management services. The Financial Services segment deals with leases, loan guarantees and insurance services, and conducts business in the area of securitization. The company was founded by Namihei Odaira in 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 10,034.30B
Gross profit 2,575.23B
Operating income 601,372M
Income before tax 517,040M
Net income 229,236M
EBITDA 1,109.16B
Diluted EPS 35.62
Dividends per share 12
Total assets 12,551.00B
Total liabilities 8,425.43B
Total equity 2,735.07B
Operating cash flow 812,226M

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Revenue 83,560.51M
Gross profit 21,445.20M
Operating income 5,007.91M
Income before tax 4,305.64M
Net income 1,908.95M
EBITDA 9,236.52M
Diluted EPS 0.29
Dividends per share 0.09
Total assets 111,668.71M
Total liabilities 74,962.71M
Total equity 24,334.51M
Operating cash flow 6,763.79M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 14.77
ROA 1.83%
ROE 8.07%
Operating margin 5.99%
Profit margin 2.28%

Key executive

  • Executive President, CEO & Director: Toshiaki Higashihara
  • Chief Financial Officer: Mitsuaki Nishiyama
  • Chief Information & Transformation Officer: Shinichiro Omori
  • Chief Technology Officer: Norihiro Suzuki
  • Representative Executive Officer & EVP: Koji Tanaka

Share holders

  • Hitachi Group Employees Stock Ownership Plan(2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.9%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.3%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.2%)
  • Causeway Capital Management LLC(1.0%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.7%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(0.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 1-6-6 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 100-8280, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.3258.1111

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