Hitachi – The Restructuring is Bearing Fruit

Hitachi 1-Year Chart 2022Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation that operates eight business segments: IT, Energy, Industry, Mobility, Smart Life, Automotive Systems, Construction Machinery, Metals, and others. The company is ranked 133rd on the latest Forbes Global 2000 list.

Over the last fifteen years, Hitachi strongly reduced the number of its listed group companies and consolidated subsidiaries through restructuring and sell-offs. The company plans to become a specialist in IT and infrastructure maintenance in the near future. Continue reading “Hitachi – The Restructuring is Bearing Fruit”

Shimano – Cycling is Booming

Shimano 1-Year Chart 2021Shimano Inc. (7309.T) is a Japanese premium parts giant for bicycle components, fishing tackles, and rowing equipment. The company celebrates its 100th anniversary this year and is on Forbes’ Global 2000 list. Shimano operates in three business segments. Bicycle components, including freewheels, front gears, transmissions, brakes, and other bicycle components, account for 80 percent of the revenues and 83 percent of the profits. Continue reading “Shimano – Cycling is Booming”

Nintendo – Gaining Cult Status

Nintendo 1-Year Chart_2020Nintendo Co. Ltd. (7974.T) is one of the most recognizable brands in gaming. The company is both a developer and publisher of video games and a manufacturer of home and handheld game consoles. Nintendo started some 130 years ago with handmade Japanese playing cards and is today among the top three video game makers globally and number one of game console sales. Continue reading “Nintendo – Gaining Cult Status”