Hitachi Ltd.


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Feb 21, 2018
Prev close: 822.7
Feb 21, 2018
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: 303,887

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 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 9,162.26B
Gross profit 2,379.58B
Operating income 587,309M
Income before tax 516,277M
Net income 237,211M
EBITDA 1,002.49B
Diluted EPS 47.88
Dividends per share 13
Total assets 9,663.91B
Total liabilities 5,566.92B
Total equity 2,967.08B
Operating cash flow 629,582M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 84,610.54M
Gross profit 21,974.71M
Operating income 5,423.60M
Income before tax 4,767.65M
Net income 2,190.56M
EBITDA 9,257.68M
Diluted EPS 0.44
Dividends per share 0.12
Total assets 86,726.34M
Total liabilities 49,958.91M
Total equity 26,627.34M
Operating cash flow 5,813.98M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 12.57
ROA 2.13%
ROE 8.32%
Operating margin 6.41%
Profit margin 2.58%

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

  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(3.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.2%)
  • Hitachi Group Employees Stock Ownership Plan(2.1%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.0%)
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co.(1.9%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(1.8%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(1.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.2%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(0.7%)


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

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