Announcement of Revisions to Consolidated Results Forecasts
TOKYO, Aug. 6, 2014
TOKYO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Based on the latest earnings results,
SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announces revisions to
its consolidated results forecasts for the six-month period ending September
30, 2014 previously disclosed on May 12, 2014.
1.Revision to Consolidated Results Forecasts for the Six-Month Period Ending
September 30, 2014 (April 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014)
(Millions of yen, rate of change in percent and per share data)
Operating Ordinary Net Earnings
Net sales Income Income Income (loss)
(loss) (loss) (loss) per share
63,000 (2,000) (2,000) (1,300) (11.28)
Previous forecasts (A)
～69,000 ～2,000 ～2,000 ～1,300 ～11.28
68,000 4,000 4,000 2,600 22.57
Revised forecasts (B) ～4,500
～74,000 ～7,000 ～7,000 ～39.06
5,000 5,000 3,200
Change (B-A) 5,000 ～3,900
Rate of change (%) － － －
[Reference] Results for
six-month period ended 61,664 4,675 5,669 2,606 22.64
September 30, 2013
2. Factors Causing the Revisions
In the six-month period ending September 30, 2014, the Square Enix group's net
sales, operating income, ordinary income, and net income are expected to
exceed respectively the range of the Company's consolidated results forecasts
previously disclosed on May 12, 2014. This is mainly attributable to the
following factors: repeat sales of software titles for consumer game consoles
are exceeding the original plan, and the Company is making continued
group-wide efforts of cost reduction. Therefore, the Company has decided to
revise its previous consolidated results forecasts.
On the other hand, the Company does not revise its consolidated results
forecast for the full year ending March 2015 at this point, mainly due to the
uncertainties in the second half of the fiscal year.
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
Company: SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
(Code: 9684, Tokyo Stock Exchange)
Representative: Yosuke Matsuda, President and Representative Director
Contact: Kazuharu Watanabe, Chief Financial Officer
Tel. (03) 5292-8000
SOURCE SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
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