The paper 'Toshiba as One of the Prominent Companies' is a wonderful example of a Business Case Study. Investment options for companies over the years have been on the increase. This can be attributed to the growth and development of the financial market. Bonds and shares are the most preferred investment options for most of the companies. Risks and uncertainties are, however, associated with the financial markets (Seng & Hancock, 2012). This exposes the companies to financial loses in case financial option is not successful. Technical analysis is therefore important for the purposes of determining the performance in the financial market.
Organizations use technical analysis in order to determine the financial viability of bonds and shares. The information obtained can be used by the organization in the decision-making process. Toshiba is one of the multinational companies that utilize the financial market to carry out investments. The paper analyses the financial technical analysis concepts in relation to Toshiba. About the company Toshiba is a Japanese multinational that was established in 1938. The company is headquartered in Tokyo Japan and it mainly specializes in the production of electronic goods (Goetsch & Davis, 2014).
It has several subsidiaries in different companies and its employees about 200,000 employees based in different countries. In 2015 alone, the revenue of the company was 6.656 Japanese Yen while the net income was 37.87 billion Yens. The company is considered the fifth-largest personal computer vendor in the world and the fourth largest manufacturers of semiconductors. The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange where it generates revenue (Goetsch & Davis, 2014). The company has been performing well financially over the years.
However, it was rocked with financial scandals in 2015 which led to the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer. The company had inflated its profits by $ 1.2 billion over a period of seven years. The scandal led to the removal of the company from the Stock Index showcasing it as one of Japan’ s best companies. The company utilized bonds and shares to raise revenue. This has contributed to the success of the company has it has been able to obtain funds for expanding its business operations.
The products of the company are also credited for its high quality which has led to its good brand image. About shares and AGG bonds iShares is a family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) which is managed by Blackrock. Each iShare fund usually tracks a bond or stock market index (Gasbarro, et al, 2012). Various stock changes across the world including those traded by Toshiba lists share funds. It is also considered as the largest issuer of ETFs globally. As a result of the financial scandal that rocked the company, it emerged at the bottom of shares in December 2015.
The performance of other companies in different sectors has also been going down as a result of global economic and financial challenges. Aggregate bond (AGG), is considered as part of the shares core suite. AGG is widely preferred by most organizations including Toshiba due to its benefits. AGG exposes the companies to US investment-grade bonds. This increases the chances of the company to raise more finances. AGG is also low cost with diversified access to the US investment-grade bond market in a single fund (Gasbarro, et al, 2012).
This is also beneficial to the companies in terms of raising funds from the bond in the USA financial market. AGG is useful in seeking stability and pursuing income for the companies. The US treasury as well as banks such as JP Morgan and Barclay’ s banks are actively involved in the shares.
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