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Epson consolidated results for year ended 31st March, 2014

Communiqué de presse   •   mai 06, 2014 09:51 CEST

Revised company strategy focusing on core technology areas paying dividends:

·  Net sales increased by 17.9%, passing the 1,000 billion yen mark for the first time since fiscal year 2008

·  Operating income quadrupled, up 299.8%

·  Exchange rates had positive impact, but increases in net sales and income surpass these

Strategically realigned product mix, adopting new business models in existing business segments:

·  Information-related equipment segment recorded particularly strong year-on-year increases in net sales and income

·  Increased printer profitability achieved through improved model mix and higher average selling prices

·  Sales of consumables on an upward trend

·  Sharp unit shipment growth was achieved in emerging markets through expansion and upgrade of high-capacity ink tank model line-up

·  Launched commercial printers in areas such as signage and textile printing

·  Strong projector performance with increased net sales and operating income achieved through increased unit volume in all regions

·  Devices and precision products delivered net sales increase boosted by high volume sales of microdevices

Consolidated Financial Highlights

Income statements and cash flows data(Millions of yen, thousands of U.S. dollars, except for per share data)

Year ended March 31

Change

Year ended

March 31, 2014

2013

2014

Statements of Income Data:

Net sales

¥851,297

¥1,003,606

17.9%

$9,751,321

Operating income

21,255

84,968

299.8%

825,573

Ordinary income

17,629

78,121

343.1%

759,045

Net income (loss)

(10,091)

83,698

-%

813,233

Statements of Cash Flows Data:

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities

42,992

111,253

158.8%

1,080,965

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities

(39,511)

(39,519)

-%

(383,977)

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

21,298

(56,567)

-%

(549,621)

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period

184,639

211,500

14.5%

2,054,994

Per Share Data:

Net income (loss) per share -Basic

(¥56.41)

¥467.87

-%

$4.54

       -Diluted

¥-

¥-

-%

$-

Balance sheets data(Millions of yen, thousands of U.S. dollars, except for per share data)

March 31

 

2013

2014

2014

Total assets

¥778,547

¥865,872

$8,413,058

Net assets

258,806

351,730

3,417,508

Shareholders’ equity

256,745

349,342

3,394,306

Shareholders’ equity ratio (%)

33.0%

40.3%

40.3%

Shareholders’ equity per share

¥1,435.20

¥1,952.83

$18.97

Cash dividends per share data (Yen, U.S. dollars)

March 31

Cash dividends per share

2013

2014

2014

Interim

¥13.00

¥13.00

$0.13

Year-end

7.00

37.00

0.35

Total

\20.00

\50.00

$0.48

Notes

I.  The consolidated figures are prepared on the basis of accounting principles generally accepted in Japan, which are different in certain respects as to application and disclosure requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards, and are compiled from the consolidated figures prepared by the Company as required by the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law of Japan.

II.  Figures in ‘Change’ column are comparisons with the same period of the previous year.

III.  Diluted net income per share is presented only if there are dilutive factors present.

IV. Shareholders’ equity is equity excluding minority interest in subsidiaries.

V.  Cash dividend per share (year-end) for the year ended March 31, 2014, is subject to approval at the general shareholders’ meeting.

VI. U.S. dollar amounts are included solely for the convenience of readers. These translations should not be construed as representations that the yen amounts actually represent, or have been or could be converted into U.S. dollars at that or any other rate. The rate of 102.92 = U.S.$1 as of March 31, 2014,  has been used for the purpose of presentation.

À propos d’Epson
Epson est une multinationale innovante réputée dans le secteur de l’imagerie. Sa vaste gamme de produits s’étend des imprimantes à jet d’encre et systèmes d’impression aux projecteurs 3LCD et aux robots industriels, en passant par les capteurs et autres micro-appareils. Très attachée à la satisfaction de ses clients dans le monde entier, Epson met un point d’honneur à leur apporter une valeur ajoutée à travers des technologies compactes, peu consommatrices d’énergie et de haute précision répondant à leurs besoins, qu’il s’agisse de particuliers ou d’entreprises, du secteur du commerce ou de l’industrie.

Conduit par sa maison-mère Seiko Epson Corporation basée au Japon, le groupe Epson emploie plus de 73 000 salariés dans son réseau mondial de 94 entités et est fier de son engagement constant dans la protection de l’environnement, ainsi que de sa contribution à la vie locale sur ses sites d’implantation.

Pour plus d’informations, visitez le site : www.epson.com.

À propos d’Epson Europe
Epson Europe B.V., dont les bureaux se situent à Amsterdam, est le siège social régional du groupe pour l'Europe, Moyen-Orient, Russie et Afrique. S'appuyant sur une main d'œuvre de 1 655 salariés, Epson Europe a réalisé 1 540 millions d'euros de ventes pour l'exercice fiscal 2012.

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