Canon develops, industries and markets a turning line up of copying machines, pressmans, cameras, optical and other merchandises that meet a diverse scope of client demands. The Canon trade name is good recognized and trusted throughout the universe by the persons, households, offices and industries that use Canon merchandises. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the purpose of going a corporation worthy of esteem and respects the universe over. The Company is advancing “ cross-media imagination ” where in a high degree of coaction is realized among input and end product devices-and the solutions business-through which it non merely develops and markets hardware and package but besides proposes ways for users to optimise convenience.

Canon divides its concerns into three sections as the office concern unit, consumer concern unit, and industries or other concern unit. In 2009, the office concern unit is a major concern line for the company, it contribute 51.3 % net gross revenues to the company. The office concern unit of Canon like the B to B concern, it provides the some concern merchandise like the Office web digital multifunction devices ( MFDs ) , Laser pressmans, big format inkjet pressmans and other. The consumer concern unit is the 2nd contribute to the company, it contribute 40.5 % net gross revenues to the company. The consumer concern unit is the B to C concern, the merchandise like the Digital SLR cameras, Compact digital cameras, Single map inkjet pressmans, Image scanners etc. Furthermore, the industrial or other concern unit is lending 11.2 % net sale to the company. The Industrial or other concern unit merchandises is the Semiconductor production equipment, Medical equipment, Personal information merchandises and others.

Canon concern operation remains successful is amid major market alterations, Canon continue to efficiently launch competitory new merchandises in an efficient mode. Canon attempts to set up sophisticated SCM, recognize IT reforms and construct an optimum planetary production construction. Canon is reexamining its planetary production web to set up an optimum planetary production construction. The company recognizes as indispensable the designation of world-wide locations suited for fabricating single merchandises, the location like the United States, Canon Virginia works with a local community college and follows a jointly developed developing course of study to supply new recruits with the instruction and preparation needed for high-quality fabrication. Besides, by despatching trainers to its production bases, peculiarly in Asia, Canon is supplying developing plans of the same quality as those provided by their opposite numbers in Japan. In China, Canon ( Suzhou ) Inc. conducts cell production of imageRUNNER ADVANCE theoretical accounts. Furthermore, Canon was amalgamation with Netherlands-Based Oce N.V. , the combination of these strengths with Canon in copying machines and MFPs used by big corporations and SOHOs and in large-format pressmans aimed at concerns and design houses will assist to construct a strong complementary tantrum from a engineering and merchandise position.

Canon continues to bolster its gross revenues and marketing operations by speed uping the proviso of its client needs-oriented solutions. Canon was gross revenues the merchandise across the universe like the states were American, Latin- American, Europe, Asian and Oceania. Canon was set uping Call centre of Canon Information Technology Services, Inc. in the United States, Canon ‘s new European central office in London, Quick Response and Repair Center ( QRC ) in Shanghai and others. These sort is most efficient scheme to gross revenues the merchandise to the full universe. It besides provides the client most efficient service and can the staff instantly solve the job of the client every bit good as to increase the net gross revenues.

Profitableness

Types

2009

( ‘000 Yen )

2008

( ‘000 Yen )

2007

( ‘000 Yen )

2006

( ‘000 Yen )

2005

( ‘000 Yen )

Gross Profit Margin

Gross Profit/ Gross saless x 100 %

( 1427393/ 3209201 ) x 100 %

= 44.48 %

( 1938008/ 4094161 ) x 100 %

= 47.34 %

( 2246981/ 4481346 ) x 100 %

= 50.14 %

( 2060480/ 4156759 ) x 100 %

= 49.57 %

( 1819043/ 3754191 ) x 100 %

= 48.45 %

Net Net income Margin

( Net income before involvement and revenue enhancement / Gross saless ) x 100 %

( 217055/ 3209201 ) x 100 %

= 6.76 %

( 496074/ 4094161 ) ten

100 %

= 12.12 %

( 768388/ 4481346 ) x 100 %

= 17.45 %

( 719143/ 4156759 ) x 100 %

= 17.30 %

( 612004/ 3754191 ) x 100 %

= 16.30 %

Tax return of capital Employed ( ROCE )

( Net income before involvement & A ; revenue enhancement / Total assets – Current liabilities ) x 100 %

[ 217055/ ( 3847557- 783690 ) ] x 100 %

= 7.08 %

[ 496074/ ( 3969934- 944000 ) ] x 100 %

= 16.39 %

[ 768388/ ( 4512625- 1256705 ) x 100 %

= 23.60 %

[ 719143/ ( 4521915- 1163307 ) x 100 %

= 21.42 %

[ 612004/ ( 4043553- 1078628 ) x 100 %

= 20.64 %

Efficiency

Types

2009

( ‘000 Yen )

2008

( ‘000 Yen )

2007

( ‘000 Yen )

2006

( ‘000 Yen )

2005

( ‘000 Yen )

Inventory Turnover Days

[ Inventory / Cost of Gross saless ] x 365 yearss

( 373241/ 1781808 ) x 365 yearss

= 76.46 yearss

( 506919/ 2156153 ) x 365 yearss

= 85.81 yearss

( 563474/ 2234365 ) x 365 yearss

= 92.05 yearss

( 539057/ 2096279 ) x 365 yearss

= 93.86 yearss

( 510195/ 1935148 ) x 365 yearss

= 96.23 yearss

Liquid

Types

2009

( ‘000 Yen )

2008

( ‘000 Yen )

2007

( ‘000 Yen )

2006

( ‘000 Yen )

2005

( ‘000 Yen )

Current Ratio

Current Assets / Current Liabilitiess

( 2017779/ 783690 )

= 2.58 times

( 2064848/ 944000 )

= 2.19 times

( 2608787/ 1256705 )

= 2.08 times

( 2782349/ 1163307 )

= 2.39 times

( 2458569/ 1078628 )

= 2.28 times

Acid Test or Quick Ratio

[ Current Assets -Inventory ] / Current Liabilitiess

[ ( 2017779- 373241 ) / 783690 ]

= 2.10 times

[ ( 2064848- 506919 ) / 944000 ]

= 1.65 times

[ ( 2608787- 563474 ) / 1256705 ]

= 1.63 times

[ ( 2782349- 539057 ) / 1163307 ]

= 1.93 times

[ ( 2458569- 510195 ) / 1078628 ]

= 1.81 times

Trade Debtor Days

[ Trade Debtors / Gross saless ] x 365 yearss

( 556572/ 3209201 ) x 365 yearss

= 63.30 yearss

( 595422/ 4094161 ) x 365 yearss

= 53.08 yearss

( 794240/ 4481346 ) x 365 yearss

= 64.69 yearss

( 761947/ 4156759 ) x 365 yearss

= 66.91 yearss

( 689427/ 3754191 ) x 365 yearss

= 67.03 yearss

Trade Creditor Days

[ Trade Creditors / Total Credit Purchases ] x 365days

( 339113/ 1781808 ) x 365 yearss

= 69.47 yearss

( 406746/ 2156153 ) x 365 yearss

= 68.86 yearss

( 514226/ 2234365 ) x 365 yearss

= 84 yearss

( 493058/ 2096279 ) x 365 yearss

= 85.85 yearss

( 505126/ 1935148 ) x 365 yearss

= 95.27 yearss

At the planetary economic system recession in financial 2009, although states such as China and India, whose economic systems have quickly grown in prominence, maintained their stable growing mostly owing to increased consumer disbursement, developed states such as Japan, the United States and European states all recorded negative growing for the first clip since the terminal of World War II, taking to negative growing overall around the Earth. This planetary economic system recession would besides same affect the fiscal public presentation of Canon Company ‘s net income.

Therefore, the fiscal public presentation of the Canon is weak in the twelvemonth 2009, Canon ‘s gross net income in financial 2009 decreased by 26.3 % to 1,427,393 million from financial 2008. The gross net income ratio deteriorated by 2.86 points twelvemonth on twelvemonth to 44.48 % . Despite the launch of new merchandises and ongoing cost decrease attempts aimed at an improved gross net income ratio, the impact of such factors as the significant grasp of the Yen and the bead in gross revenues value led to the diminution in the ratio. Furthermore significant grasp of the Yen and the lessening in gross revenues value besides affect the net net income ratio and Return of capital Employed ( ROCE ) . The net net income ratio deteriorated by 5.36 points twelvemonth on twelvemonth to 6.76 % and the ROCE ratio besides declined by 9.31 point twelvemonth on twelvemonth to 7.08 % . In other manus, gross net income ratio is high in the twelvemonth 2007, the gross net income ratio improved 0.57 points twelvemonth on twelvemonth to make 50.14 % . It besides increases the ROCE ratio from 2006 to 2007, which is 21.42 % to 23.60 % and the net net income ratio besides rise from 17.30 % to 17.45 % in the twelvemonth 2006 to 2007. The betterment was chiefly the consequence of such factors as the launch of new merchandises and the in-house fabrication of cardinal constituents and cardinal devices, in add-on to cost-reduction attempts realized through ongoing production reform and procurement-reform activities, which absorbed the negative effects of intensifying natural stuffs cost and terrible monetary value competition in the consumer merchandise market.

In extra, the stock list turnover is decline from 96.23 yearss to 76.46 yearss in twelvemonth 2005 to 2009, it because Canon decided to salvage the cost of stock list, they establishment of a next-generation logistics system. This logistics system will synchronise production and cargos based on the Company ‘s selling schemes. More specifically, Canon will be able to transport out its merchandises straight from its workss to gross revenues companies based on their purchase orders and, as a consequence, shorten its transportation lead times. This means that they will be able to keep they stock lists at a minimal degree.

The liquidness of the canon is weak in the twelvemonth 2009 because the planetary economic recession. The current ratio and speedy ratio is the higher rate over the last 4 twelvemonth public presentation. There is 2.58 times and 2.10 times. This would reflect Canon hard currency influx and outflow more load. Cash influx from hard currency received from clients decreased, due to the lessening in net gross revenues. Cash outflow for payments for parts and stuffs besides decreased, as a consequence of a lessening in net gross revenues and cost decreases. Cost decreases reflect a diminution in unit monetary values of parts and natural stuffs, every bit good as payments for selling, general and administrative disbursals. In 2009, the debts of debitor to Canon are more hard to have, it use the 63.30 yearss to have the debt comparison to old twelvemonth 53.08 yearss. However, it was act upon the yearss Canon wage to creditor. In the other manus, in the 2007 the liquidness of Canon was the good public presentation between the twelvemonth 2005 and 2009. Finally, fiscal public presentation of the Canon is the better twelvemonth in the 2007 because the economic at that twelvemonth is good and effectual.