Summary of Financial Results for Q1 FY2018


(Figures less than one million yen are omitted)

1. Consolidated business results for the three months ended December 31, 2017

(October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017)

Consolidated operating results (cumulative total)
(Unit:Millions of yen)
(Percentages represent year-on-year changes)
Net sales Operating income Ordinary income Profit attributable to owners of parent
First quarter of fiscal year ending September 30, 2018 7,517
(1.6%)
661
(42.4%)
619
(45.0%)
801
18.4%
First quarter of fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 7,637
(10.6%)
1,149
2.4%
1,125
0.7%
677
(3.0%)
(Note) Comprehensive income
Three months ended December 31, 2017 : 955 million yen 28.6%
Three months ended December 31, 2016 : 743 million yen 4.4%


(Unit:Yen)
Net income per share Net income per share-diluted
First quarter of fiscal year ending September 30, 2018 14.70 14.64
First quarter of fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 12.30 12.21
Consolidated financial position
(Unit:Millions of yen)
Total assets Net assets Equity ratio
As of December 31, 2017 23,668 18,474 74.4
As of September 30, 2017 23,897 17,937 71.2
(Reference) Shareholders’ equity
As of December 31, 2017 : 17,608 million yen
As of September 30, 2017 : 17,026 million yen
2. Dividends
(Unit:Yen)
End of first quarter End of second quarter End of third quarter Year end Annual
Fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 8.00 8.00 16.00
Fiscal year ending September 30, 2018
Fiscal year ending
September 30, 2018 (forecast)
8.00 8.00 16.00
(Note) Revision of dividend forecast for during this period : No

3. Forecast for consolidated business results for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018

(October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018)

(Unit:Millions of yen)
(Percentages represent year-on-year changes)
Net sales Operating income Ordinary income Profit attributable to owners of parent Net income per share
First half year 15,000
(1.9%)
1,000
(51.8%)
960
(52.8%)
870
97.1%
15.96
Full year 30,000
(3.0%)
2,800
(30.9%)
2,800
(29.5%)
2,000
39.4%
36.68
(Note) Revisions to dividend forecasts published most recently: Yes

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