Showa Corporation operates within the Motor vehicle parts and accessories sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Showa with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Aisan Industry Co Ltd
sales of 203.77 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.86 billion]
of which 40%
was Operating segment-Japan),
Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd
(266.10 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.43 billion]
of which 55%
was North America), and
(266.12 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.43 billion]
of which 63%
During the year ended March of 2017, sales at
Showa were ¥259.50 billion (US$2.37 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.5%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥258.25 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when Showa
reported sales of ¥266.41 billion.
Sales of Steering Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
15.3% in 2017, from
¥74.74 billion to ¥86.21 billion.
Showa also saw significant increases in sales in
Other (up 5.3% to ¥11.27 billion)
Spring Gas Business (up 8.7% to ¥3.46 billion)
Not all segments of Showa experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Four Wheels Business fell 10.2% to ¥84.56 billion.
Showa also experienced decreases in sales in
Two Wheels-General Business (down 1.9% to ¥73.99 billion)