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West Japan Railway Company (9021) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: Dec 2015 | No Of Pages: 34 | Published By: GlobalData

West Japan Railway Company (9021) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) is a transportation company providing a range of passenger transport services in Japan. It also carries out the sale of goods, food services, real estate and other businesses. The transportation business consists of railway services and other transportation services such as ferry and bus services. The company operates departmental stores where it sells goods and operates restaurants. In real estate, the company manages shopping centers and large station buildings. It also develops commercial facilities near railway stations and underneath elevated tracks, and conducts the sale and leasing of real estate properties. JR-West is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
GKE Corporation Limited - Key Facts 6
GKE Corporation Limited - Key Employees 7
GKE Corporation Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
GKE Corporation Limited - Key Operational Employees 9
GKE Corporation Limited - Major Products and Services 10
GKE Corporation Limited - History 11
GKE Corporation Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
GKE Corporation Limited - Business Description 15
GKE Corporation Limited - Corporate Strategy 16
GKE Corporation Limited - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
GKE Corporation Limited - Strengths 17
Strength - Established Operational Presence 17
Strength - Industry Recognition 17
Strength - Operational Performance 17
GKE Corporation Limited - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Declining Liquidity 18
GKE Corporation Limited - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - New Ventures 19
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 19
Opportunity - Growth of Air Freight and Logistics Market 19
GKE Corporation Limited - Threats 20
Threat - Stringent Regulations 20
Threat - Competitive Pressure 20
Threat - International and Political Risk 20
GKE Corporation Limited - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
GKE Corporation Limited, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 – Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

West Japan Railway Company, Key Facts 6
West Japan Railway Company, Key Employees 7
West Japan Railway Company, Key Employee Biographies 9
West Japan Railway Company, Major Products and Services 10
West Japan Railway Company, History 11
West Japan Railway Company, Subsidiaries 14
West Japan Railway Company, Key Competitors 23
West Japan Railway Company, Ratios based on current share price 24
West Japan Railway Company, Annual Ratios 25
West Japan Railway Company, Interim Ratios 28
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

West Japan Railway Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27
West Japan Railway Company, Ratio Charts 29

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