Shiseido Co. Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half Ending September 2015 and Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015; Declares Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2015, Payable on June 24, 2015; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Second Quarter and Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2015
Apr 27 15
Shiseido Co. Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales of JPY 777,687 million compared with JPY 762,047 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 27,613 million compared with JPY 49,644 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 29,239 million compared with JPY 51,426 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interest was JPY 49,038 million compared with JPY 50,427 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 33,668 million or JPY 84.30 fully diluted per share compared with JPY 26,149 million or JPY 65.54 fully diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was JPY 32,134 million compared with JPY 84,320 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was JPY 15,610 million compared with JPY 17,964 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was JPY 5,225 million compared with JPY 4,393 million a year ago.
For the second quarter, the company expects to pay cash dividend of JPY 10.00 per share compared to JPY 10.00 per share a year ago.
For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, the company expects to pay cash dividend of JPY 10.00 per share compared to JPY 10.00 per share a year ago.
The company declared fiscal year ended March 2015 dividend of JPY 10.00 per share compared to JPY 10.00 per share a year ago. Payable on June 24, 2015.
For the first half ending September 2015, the company expects net sales of JPY 390,000 million, operating income of JPY 3,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 3,000 million, net loss attributable to owners of parent of JPY 3,500 million and net loss per share of JPY 8.78.
For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, the company expects net sales of JPY 730,000 million, operating income of JPY 28,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 28,000 million, net income attributable to owners of parent of JPY 10,000 million and net income per share of JPY 25.07.
Shiseido Company, Limited to Report Fiscal Year 2015 Results on Apr 27, 2015
Apr 16 15
Shiseido Company, Limited announced that they will report fiscal year 2015 results on Apr 27, 2015
Shiseido Company, Limited Establishes New Research Facility in Japan
Apr 1 15
Shiseido Company, Limited established a new research facility, the Global Innovation Center, an urban type open lab for research, in Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 District, Japan. On March 26, 2015, the city of Yokohama granted Shiseido permission to acquire land for the new research center in the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 District. The new research center is scheduled to start operating by the end of 2018. In last December, the company announced the mid-to-long term 'VISION 2020' under which, by the year 2020, Shiseido aims to become a company that responds to the expectations of active consumers. Under VISION 2020, the company will simultaneously pursue sales growth and cost optimization through various management reforms including increased investment primarily in marketing and R&D. Directed at strengthening the brands that will drive growth, with highly capable personnel and organizations, the company will strive to link and integrate innovative product development based on cutting-edge basic technologies with marketing that continues up through the 'customer'. In terms of R&D, the company will promote the following important actions: Establish and expand a more regionally-oriented research framework for the purpose of strengthening product development and marketing capabilities by country and region at the research centers that currently exist in Japan, China, Southeast Asia (Thailand), Europe (France) and the US; Increase the number of researchers worldwide from 1,000 at present to 1,500 by 2020; Strengthen the basic and generic research and research in new fields that form the foundation of innovative product development; Establish the new research center 'Global Innovation Center'; and Increase the ratio of R&D expenses to net sales to 2.5% in 2020 from the current 1.8%. The streets around the facility will have an impressive streetscape surrounded by greenery and window displays with a Shiseido feel, and a beautiful view will be created in compliance with the Basic Agreement on Town Development under Minato Mirai 21 and other ordinances. In addition, through the use of renewable energy, conservation of energy use, and other environmental measures, the company aims to obtain the high rank of S under CASBEE Yokohama (the Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency of Yokohama City). Furthermore, a semi-public space will be secured for responding to emergencies and for accepting people who are unable to return home following a disaster, and emergency supplies will be stored not only for employees, but also for people who are unable to return home.