Hitachi Limited operates in the Computer peripheral equipment sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Hitachi Limited with three other
manufacturers of computers and peripheral equipment in North America:
Western Digital Corporation
sales of $19.09 billion
of which 100%
was Hard Drive Solutions),
Lenovo Group Limited
of which 70%
was PC Business Group), and
of which 100%
was Rigid Disc Driver).
Hitachi Limited reported sales of $84.75 billion
March of 2017.
a very small
increase of 1.4%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were $83.59 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when Hitachi Limited
reported sales of $88.66 billion.
Sales of Eliminations and Corporate saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
190.0% in 2017, from
$20.87 million to $60.53 million.
Hitachi Limited also saw significant increases in sales in
Social and Industrial System (up 11.2% to $19.00 billion)
Information and Communication Systems Bu (up 8.5% to $16.79 billion)
Highly Functional Materials Business (up 4.3% to $13.03 billion)
Electronic Equipment and Systems (up 16.6% to $9.87 billion)
Automotive Systems (up 10.2% to $9.15 billion)
Construction Machinery Business (up 11.8% to $6.91 billion)
Not all segments of Hitachi Limited experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other fell 52.5% to $3.48 billion.
Hitachi Limited also experienced decreases in sales in
Life Ecosystem (down 9.2% to $4.89 billion)
Financial Services (down 44.7% to $1.58 billion)