Shimadzu Corporation operates in the Instruments to measure electricity sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Shimadzu with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
sales of 128.39 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.15 billion]
of which 44%
was Positioning Company),
(155.92 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.39 billion]
of which 65%
was Semiconductor And Component Test System ), and
(421.79 billion Japanese Yen [US$3.77 billion]
of which 75%
was Detection Devices).
Shimadzu reported sales of ¥342.48 billion (US$3.06 billion)
March of 2017.
a very small
increase of 0.1%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥342.24 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Shimadzu.
Sales of Industrial Equipment Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
7.9% in 2017, from
¥33.52 billion to ¥36.16 billion.
Shimadzu also saw significant increases in sales in
Measuring Instruments (up 0.4% to ¥209.24 billion)
Not all segments of Shimadzu experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Other fell 13.0% to ¥5.98 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Shimadzu also experienced decreases in sales in
Medical Systems and Equipment (down 0.3% to ¥64.38 billion)
Aircraft Equipment (down 7.3% to ¥26.73 billion)