Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. Reports Financial Results for the Six-Month
Period Ended September 30, 2013
TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013
TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the
"Company") today announced consolidated results for the six-month period ended
September 30, 2013. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First
Section with the stock code "9684" and prepares its financial statements
according to Japan GAAP.
Key Figures (millions of yen, except percentages and
per share data)
6 months actual 6 mos. ended 9/13 6 mos. YoY change
Net sales 61,664 61,055 +1.0%
Operating income 4,675 (5,240) -
Ordinary income 5,669 (6,266) -
Net income 2,606 (5,480) -
EPS, basic 22.64 yen (47.63) yen -
Full year YoY change
FY ending 3/14 FY ended
Net sales 140,000~150,000 147,981 (5.4)~+1.4%
Operating income 5,000~9,000 (6,081) -
Ordinary income 5,000~9,000 (4,378) -
Net income (loss) 3,500~6,000 (13,714) -
EPS, basic 30.42~52.14 yen (119.19) -
For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated
Financial Results document here:
http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/14q2release.pdf, or the Company's IR
During the six-month period ended September 30, 2013, the distribution sales
of console game titles in North America were strong. In addition, software
sales of "FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN," released in August 2013, have
been making favorable progress, and its number of registered users has been
growing steadily. Content for platforms such as browser and smartphone has
been building on solid growth. Among others, "SENGOKU IXA," a browser game,
has been showing steady performance, and "Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur," a
social game, has become an instant hit in Taiwan and mainland China, following
Korea, while its platform has expanded to include PlayStation Vita.
In the Amusement business, sales of "LORD of VERMILION III" were strong, and
the operation of the amusement arcades has been showing steady performance.
Forecasts for the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 are unchanged from
those previously issued on May 13, 2013.
About Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, is a holding
company leading the Square Enix Group with a diverse range of content and
service businesses. The Square Enix Group publishes, distributes and licenses
entertainment content around the world under its internationally renowned
brands including SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO®. The Square Enix Group
includes a global network of leading development studios located in North
America, Europe and Japan. The Group boasts a valuable portfolio of
intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100
million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 62 million units
worldwide and TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide,
and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®.
More information on Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. can be found at
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The forward-looking statements in this document are based upon the information
currently available, and necessarily include elements that are not entirely
predictable. Actual results may differ from the forward-looking statements in
DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE
ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of
the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their
SOURCE SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
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