10. Hitachi ( HIT) manufactures and sells electronic and electrical products in North America, Europe and Asia. For the third quarter of fiscal 2010, operating income surged 53% year-over-year to $1.5 billion on improved revenue from operating segments such as construction and machinery, electronic systems and equipment and digital media and consumer products (DMCP). Consolidated revenue increased 5% year-over-year to $27.9 billion. Overseas returns that account for around 44% of the company's revenue grew 8% during the December quarter on higher global demand. Net income for the quarter rose 49% to $993 million. Backed by economic stimulus measures, the company expects segments like automotive systems, DMCP, social infrastructure and industrial systems to return profit. The stock is trading at 7.4 times its estimated fiscal 2010 earnings and analysts expect an upside of 31% in the next one year.
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