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hitachi ltd (6501) Snapshot

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¥810.00
Previous Close
¥808.70
Day High
¥811.90
Day Low
¥801.20
52 Week High
12/8/14 - ¥939.90
52 Week Low
05/20/14 - ¥660.00
Market Cap
3.9T
Average Volume 10 Days
35.2M
EPS TTM
¥64.75
Shares Outstanding
4.8B
EX-Date
03/27/15
P/E TM
12.4x
Dividend
¥11.50
Dividend Yield
1.43%
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hitachi ltd (6501) Details

Hitachi, Ltd. manufactures and sells products, and provides services primarily in the segments of information and telecommunication systems, power systems, and social infrastructure and industrial systems in Japan, Asia, North America, and Europe. Its Information and Telecommunication Systems segment provides systems integration, outsourcing services, software, disk array subsystems, servers, mainframes, telecommunications equipment, and ATMs. The company’s Power Systems segment offers thermal, nuclear, and renewable energy power generation systems; and transmission and distribution systems. Its Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems segment provides industrial machinery and plants, elevators, escalators, and railway systems. The company’s Electronic Systems and Equipment segment offers semiconductor and LCD manufacturing equipment, test and measurement equipment, medical electronics equipment, and power tools. Its Construction Machinery segment provides hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and mining machinery. The company’s High Functional Materials and Components segment offers semiconductor and display-related materials, circuit boards and materials, energy storage devices, specialty steels, magnetic materials and components, casting components and materials, and wires and cables. Its Automotive Systems segment provides engine management systems, electric power train systems, drive control systems, and car information systems. Hitachi’s Digital Media and Consumer Products segment provides air-conditioning equipment, room air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, optical disk drives, and flat-panel TVs. The company’s Others (Logistics and Other Services) segment provides logistics, property management, and other services. Its Financial Services segment offers leasing services and loan guarantees. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

320,725 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/20/14
Founded in 1910

hitachi ltd (6501) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Representa...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥173.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

hitachi ltd (6501) Key Developments

Mitsubishi Heavy-Led Group Wins Qatar Subway Order

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. has received an order for a subway system in Qatar. The value of the order from Qatar's state-run railway company is put at some ¥400 billion. Under the turnkey deal, the consortium, which also includes major Japanese trader Mitsubishi Corp. and Japanese electronics maker Hitachi Ltd., will provide 225 train cars, signal systems, communications equipment and maintenance services. The project is for three subway lines with a total length of 86 kilometers in Doha, the capital of Qatar. Automated trains will be employed on the lines, which are scheduled to be opened gradually from October 2018. Qatar aims to improve infrastructure ahead of the 2020 World Cup soccer finals in the Middle East country. Mitsubishi Heavy will head the project, while Mitsubishi and Japanese railcar maker Kinki Sharyo Co. will be in charge of supplying train cars. France's Thales Group will be responsible for the signal systems, while Hitachi will mainly handle train maintenance.

Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte Ltd and Hitachi Lift India Pvt. Ltd. Receives Order for 58 Elevators for Residential Project in Mumbai

Hitachi Ltd., Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte Ltd. and Hitachi Lift India Pvt. Ltd. have received an order for 58 units of elevators from L & T Parel LLP for its residential project Crescent bay in Mumbai, India. The residential project offers a tranquil setting with the Arabian sea as its backdrop offering world class amenities like a Sky Deck with jogging track at 300 ft, a club house replete with a swimming pool, squash and badminton courts, indoor game room besides a host of fitness and lifestyle amenities. The order 58 elevators includes 46 units of 4 m/sec high speed elevators, making it one of the high speed elevator orders of this type for Hitachi and 12 units of medium speed shuttle lifts which will be to cater for residents load from the parking area provided in each tower. These elevators will be equipped with advanced technology, such as earthquake operation functionality, which enables lifts to evacuate rapidly to the nearest floor when its sensors detect that the building is swaying as the result of an earthquake and regeneration system, which saves power during different load conditions. The cars will be also driven with "Future Reference-Trajectory Control" which is a function of group control system aiming to minimize the long waiting period by operating elevator cars at equal time intervals while forecasting future trajectory. This "Future Reference-Trajectory Control" also helps in Energy Saving by reducing the number of cars. An additional advanced technology named instantaneous reservation and service forecasting, which assigns the elevator immediately to the passengers on receiving calls and indicates by flashing lanterns of assigned elevator, has also been provided for the project. Moreover, the cars will be designed aesthetically with etched stainless steel mirror. Hitachi established Hitachi Lift India in January 2008 and began full scale operations in the elevator and escalator market. Since then it has secured several orders and has been engaged in the installation and maintenance of its products, including high speed elevators for luxury residences, hotels and offices. Hitachi lift India currently operates in all major cities in India, such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar and has plans for expansion to other cities soon. Hitachi is strengthening the global rollout of the Social Innovation Business and will continue to expand its elevator business, which is an essential vertical transport infrastructure for urban centres. It will continue to offer safe, comfortable and high quality products to the rapidly growing Indian market.

Hitachi Ltd. Provides Sales Guidance for the Year 2018

Hitachi Ltd. aims to increase its sales in India by 10% or more annually through fiscal 2018. The growth target will be included in a midterm business plan for the year ending in March 2019 that Hitachi is currently compiling. Under the current business plan, the company expects to expand its annual Indian sales to ¥210 billion by fiscal 2015. To drive the expansion, Hitachi will invest a total of ¥70 billion in India under the next midterm business plan, an amount equivalent to the figure in the ongoing fiscal 2012-2015 business plan. The company will focus on three business fields for growth--social infrastructure, financial services and Hitachi plans to utilize production bases in India as an export hub for the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

 

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