Sumitomo Corp Cptl. 55XW Difference between financial results 2012 and 2011

  Sumitomo Corp Cptl. (55XW) - Difference between financial results 2012 and
  2011

RNS Number : 9528P
Sumitomo Corp Capital Europe PLC
31 October 2012




For Immediate Release

(This is an English translation of the Japanese original.)

                                                              October 31, 2012

                                                        Sumitomo Corporation

                                          Kuniharu Nakamura, President and CEO

                        Code No: 8053 Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), 1^st Section

                                                   Contact: Masatoshi Hayashi,

                                                Corporate Communications Dept.

                                                          Tel. +81-3-5166-5607



           Notice Concerning Differences between Financial Results

       for six months ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011



Sumitomo Corporation today announced differences between its financial results
for six months ended September 30, 2012 and 2011.



Differences between actual  financial results for  six months ended  September 
30, 2012 and 2011.

                                            Profit    Profit for the period
(millions of yen) Total Trading Operating         attributable to owners of
                    Transactions   Profit   before          the parent
                                              tax
  Performance of
 previous term(A)
                      4,172,421    136,639  210,218          151,495
 (Six months ended
September 30, 2011)
Currently announced
  performance(B)
                      3,736,520    77,133   179,457          129,444
 (Six months ended
September 30, 2012)
   Change(B-A)       △435,901     △59,506  △30,761          △22,051
 Rate of Change(%)     △10.4%     △43.5%  △14.6%          △14.6%

Notes: Total trading transactions is presented in a manner customarily used in
Japan solely  for Japanese  investors'  purposes. Total  trading  transactions 
represents the gross transaction volume of trading activities, or the  nominal 
aggregate value of the transactions for which the Companies act as a principal
or as an agent.

Please refer to  the Consolidated quarterly  results FY2012 (Six-month  period 
ended September 30, 2012) which Sumitomo Corporation released today.

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

END


MSCEAEEFDDEAFFF -0- Oct/31/2012 10:39 GMT
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.