Furukawa Electric Co Ltd operates within the Current-carrying wiring devices sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Furukawa Electric Co Ltd with three other
manufacturers of lamps and lighting equipment in Asia:
Inaba Denkisangyo Co., Ltd.
sales of 250.06 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.25 billion]
of which 68%
was Materials Business Densetsu),
Seoyon Electronics Co Ltd
of South Korea
(731.17 billion Korean Won [US$654.40 million]
Alps Electric Co Limited
(774.04 billion Japanese Yen [US$6.97 billion]
of which 56%
was Electronic Components).
During the year ended March of 2016, sales at
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd were ¥874.88 billion (US$7.87 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.8%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥867.82 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when Furukawa Electric Co Ltd
reported sales of ¥931.78 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Furukawa Electric Co Ltd had sales
of ¥925.75 billion.
Sales of Electrical and Electronics saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
7.4% in 2016, from
¥299.67 billion to ¥321.93 billion.
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd also saw significant increases in sales in
Telecommunications (up 2.5% to ¥153.36 billion)
Business Services, Etc. (up 3.3% to ¥38.16 billion)
Not all segments of Furukawa Electric Co Ltd experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Metal Business fell 9.7% to ¥117.56 billion.
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd also experienced decreases in sales in
Energy and Industrial Equipment (down 3.0% to ¥243.87 billion)