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- The Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
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- Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. business.
About Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. supplies materials and components in the glass, fluorine chemistry, and related fields worldwide. The company supplies materials, such as lass, electronic materials, chemicals, and ceramics. It primarily has operations in Japan, Asia, Europe, and North America.
The company operates in four segments: Glass operations; Electronics and Display operations; Chemicals operations; and Other Operations.
Glass Operations Segment
The Glass Operations Segment covers businesses with focus on flat glass, automotive glass, and other glass. The flat glass business offers float flat glass, figured glass, polished wired glass, heat-absorbing glass, heat reflective glass, architectural glass, and fabricated glass for industrial use; and glass for photovoltaic use. The automotive glass business offers tempered glass for automobiles, and laminated glass for automobiles. Its other glass products include lighting lamp glass products and industrial glass products. Its glass products are used in architectural, automotive, and solar (photovoltaic) fields.
Electronics and Display Operations Segment
The Electronics and Display Operations Segment covers businesses with focus on display and electronic materials. The display business offers glass for major types of displays, including thin film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT LCDs), the current mainstream elements for LCD televisions, and plasma display panels (PDPs), as well as display glass for cathode ray tubes (CRTs). The electronic materials business is targeting electronics and energy fields, focusing on the sectors of semiconductor process materials, display materials, photonics components, storage materials, and energy materials. It offers glass frit and paste, materials for semiconductor-manufacturing equipment, synthetic quartz glass, optoelectronics materials, optical filters for PDPs, LCD backlight glass tubes, and optical thin film products.
Chemicals Operations Segment
The Chemicals Operations Segment conducts businesses with focus on chlor-alkali & urethane and fluorochemicals & specialty chemicals. The company offers vinyl chloride monomers, caustic soda, and urethane materials. It also offers fluoropolymers, fluorinated gases and solvents, fluorinated water and oil repellents, battery materials, fine silica, and iodine-related materials.
Other Operations Segment
The Other Operations Segment covers ceramics, logistics, and engineering businesses.
In 2008, the company acquired a wholly owned Korean subsidiary of Germanys SCHOTT AG that engaged in polishing glass substrates for TFT LCDs; and established a new company, AGC Display Glass Ochang Co., Ltd.
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. was founded in 1907.
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1. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Building Products & Construction Materials Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Industry Position Analysis
6. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. JAPAN PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Major Shareholders
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. History
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Offices and Representations
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Capital Market Snapshot
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Building Products & Construction Materials Industry Statistics
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. 1-year Stock Charts
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. 5-year Stock Charts
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?