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:
Shibaura Mechantronics Corporation
sales of 45.55 billion Japanese Yen [US$440.46 million]
of which 58%
was Fine Mechatronics Equipment),
Nuflare Technology Inc
(44.27 billion Japanese Yen [US$428.09 million]
of which 94%
was Electronic Beam Mask), and
Janome Sewing Machine Co Ltd
(42.66 billion Japanese Yen [US$412.53 million]
of which 80%
was Household equipment).
Hirata reported sales of ¥53.05 billion (US$512.98 million)
March of 2016.
a very small
increase of 1.7%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥52.15 billion.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at Hirata.
Sales of Europe saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
90.2% in 2016, from
¥485.96 million to ¥924.29 million.
Hirata also saw significant increases in sales in
Japan (up 2.8% to ¥42.31 billion)
North America (up 10.5% to ¥3.58 billion)
Not all segments of Hirata experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Asia fell 14.4% to ¥6.24 billion.