Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

1948

Headquarters

2-1-1 Minami-Aoyama,Minato-Ku,Tokyo 107-8556

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

216K

Industries

Automobiles
Auto Parts & Tires
Tools & Hardware
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of automobiles, motorcycles, and power products. It operates through the following segments: Automobile, Motorcycle, Financial Services, and Power Product and Other Businesses. The Automobile segment manufactures and sells automobiles and related accessories. The Motorcycle segment handles all-terrain vehicles, motorcycle business, and related parts. The Financial Services segment provides financial and insurance services. The Power Product and Other Businesses segment offers power products and relevant parts. The company was founded by Soichiro Honda on September 24, 1948 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director

Managing Executive Officer & General Manager-Four Wheeler

Chief Officer for IT Operations

Chief Quality Officer

Chief Officer for Customer First Operations

Chief Quality Officer

GM-Personnel & Compliance Officer

GM-Hamamatsu Factory of Production Operations

Executive Officer, GM-Asia & Oceania

Director, Senior Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors

Chief Financial Officer at Honda Pension Fund

Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Seiyu GK

General Manager-Administration at Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

President & Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director at Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

President & Chief Executive Officer at American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Former Corporate Auditor at Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Senior Managing Director & Head, Research & Development at Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Administrative Director at Oil & Fat Industry Kaikan

Former Director-Business Administration at Honda (UK) Ltd.

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management at Shibaura Institute of Technology

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Owners & Shareholders
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NAM-J is an active, value-oriented manager with a global perspective and a medium- to long-term outlook. Their investment philosophy emphasizes multi-faceted research shared internationally throughout the group, and local expertise contributed by their overseas offices. Their strong research capabilities, supported and integrated globally by proprietary systems, include fundamental analysis, company visits, market research, credit analysis, macroeconomic projections and quantitative analysis. Their global asset allocation strategy is determined by an investment committee at the group level.The firm uses a variety of strategies including active, passive and active quantitative. Their funds are invested in domestic and global equity and fixed-income, as well as in Japanese money market instruments. The majority of their investments are in equity, complemented by a substantial minority of bonds and investments in private placement funds. The firm manages a range of Japanese ETFs including sector funds.NAM-J's investment process is team-based and combines bottom-up and top-down strategies, with a bias towards stockpicking.

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Dodge & Cox manages diversified equity, fixed-income and balanced separate accounts and mutual funds for individuals and institutions. Individual security selection is based on the relationship of fundamentals to valuation. The firm maintains a long-term investment horizon and an employs an investment approach that emphasizes the evaluation of risk relative to opportunity. The firm adheres to a strict price discipline.Dodge & Cox's Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income. The fund's secondary objective is the generation of reasonable current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of the common stocks of companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth.Dodge & Cox's Global Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by companies from at least 3 different countries, including emerging markets. The fund invests mainly in medium-to-large sized, well-established companies. The fund is not required to allocate investments to particular companies in set percentages. Typically, 40% of the fund's total assets are invested in the securities of non-US companies.The firm's International Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by non-US companies from at least 3 different foreign countries, including emerging markets. The fund focuses on countries whose economic and political systems appear more stable and are believed to provide some protection to foreign shareholders. The fund invests mainly in medium-to-large sized, well-established companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth.Dodge & Cox's Balanced Fund seeks regular income, conservation of principal and an opportunity for long-term growth of principal and income through investments in a diversified portfolio of common stocks, preferred stocks and fixed-income securities. The fund invests in companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth. The fund typically holds no more than 75% of its total assets in stocks. The fund's invests in investment-grade fixed-income securities including US government obligations, MBS, ABS, corporate bonds, collateralized mortgage obligations and others. To a lesser extent, the fund may also invest in below investment-grade fixed income securities.The firm's Income Fund seeks a high and stable rate of current income, consistent with long-term preservation of capital with the secondary objective of capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of high-quality bonds and other fixed-income securities including US government obligations, MBS, ABS, corporate bonds and collateralized mortgage obligations.

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Daiwa AM is an active, mid-to long-term manager which seeks to identify hidden values which are not yet fully recognized in the market through a balanced approach emphasizing fundamental and quantitative analysis. They conduct in-house research and have a strong global research network.The firm's basic assumption is that the market is not fully efficient and they employ a coherent investment process through organizational support at each phase of their 'Plan', 'Do' and 'Review' policy. They pursue stable excess mid-to long-term returns through suitable risk control, which they separate from investment management to ensure that the risk control system adequately monitors their investment process.Daiwa AM's research team analysts and portfolio managers discuss, evaluate and communicate market events and investment opinions, seeking to maximize portfolio performance. Company visits are important components of their bottom-up research process and are a primary source for their fundamental analysis.

Recent Transactions
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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. purchases GM Cruise LLC from General Motors Company

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Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group Co., Ltd., Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. purchase Honda Automobile (China) Co. Ltd. from Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. purchases Yachiyo Kogyo Yokkaichi Seisakujo KK from Yachiyo Industry Co., Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onHonda Motor Co., Ltd. purchases Yachiyo Industry Co., Ltd.

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Advised onHonda Motor Co., Ltd. purchases BARH Ltd. from British American Tobacco Plc

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Advised onHirata Technical Co., Ltd. purchases UYT Ltd. from Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
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Founding Member at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC

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Partner at Elborne Mitchell Solicitors

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Partner at Burr & Forman LLP

Clients

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Penske Automotive Group, Inc. is an international transportation services company, which engages in the distribution of commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services. It operates through the following segments: Retail Automotive, Retail Commercial Truck, Non-Automotive Investments and Other. The Retail Automotive segment consists of retail automotive dealership operations. The Retail Commercial Truck segment is the dealership operations of commercial trucks in the U.S. and Canada. The Other segment is comprised of commercial vehicle and power systems distribution operation and other non-automotive consolidated operations. The Non-Automotive Investments segment is the equity method investments in non-automotive operations. Penske Automotive was founded in October 1992 and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

AutoNation, Inc. engages in the provision of automotive products and services. It operates through the following segments: Domestic, Import, Premium Luxury, and Corporate and Other. The Domestic segment comprises retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. The Import segment includes retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. The Premium Luxury segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, and Lexus. The Corporate and Other segment involves in the collision centers, auction operations, and stand-alone used vehicle sales and service centers. The company was founded by Steven Richard Berrard and Harry Wayne Huizenga Sr. in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$5.87T
Total Enterprise Value
$11.4T
Earnings Per Share
$590.79
Revenue
$15.4T
Net Profit
$1.06T
Enterprise Value Sales
0.74x
TEVNet Income
10.77x
Debt TEV
0.6x
Total Debt
$6.8T
Total Equity
$8.23T
EBITDAMargin
14.89%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.99x
EBITDA
$2.29T
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.85%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
9.23%
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ACAL Energy Ltd. develops fuel cell systems, modules, and consumable chemicals for a range of uses including stationary, residential, and automotive applications. It also offers FlowCath technology, which is based on platinum free regenerating redox catalysts, for the oxygen side of membrane type fuel cells. The company was founded by Daniel Dajie, Andrew Martin Creeth, and Amanda Jane Lyne in August 2004 and is headquartered in Runcorn, the United Kingdom.

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Canesta, Inc. developed and produced perception technology solutions. It specialized in gesture recognition technology. The company was founded in April 1999 and was headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Pixim, Inc. develops chipsets and digital imaging technology for enterprise security cameras. It offers products for financial, retail, industrial, gaming, school/campus, correctional facility, perimeter, airport, port, train, light rail, and bus security applications worldwide. The company was founded by Abbas El Gamal in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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