Hirata Corporation operates in the Special industry machinery sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Hirata with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Company Limited
sales of 88.76 billion Japanese Yen [US$790.89 million]
of which 98%
was Materials Business),
Ferrotec Holdings Corp
(73.85 billion Japanese Yen [US$657.99 million]
of which 44%
was Equipment-Related Business), and
Tokyo Seimitsu Co Ltd
(77.79 billion Japanese Yen [US$693.13 million]
of which 65%
was Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment).
Hirata reported sales of ¥80.54 billion (US$717.63 million)
March of 2017.
increase of 51.8%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥53.05 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Hirata.
Sales of North America saw an increase
95.3% in 2017, from
¥3.58 billion to ¥7.00 billion.
Not all segments of Hirata experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Europe fell 14.1% to ¥794.39 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Hirata also experienced decreases in sales in
Asia (down 1.1% to ¥6.17 billion)