Preliminary Report on Non-Consolidated Sales Figures
(Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011)
DISCO Corporation today released a preliminary report of the non-consolidated sales figures for the fourth quarter (4Q) of fiscal year 2011.
|Quarterly Non-Consolidated Sales Figures for Fiscal Year 2011
|Fiscal Year 2011
Fiscal Year 2010
|YoY % Change
|QoQ % Change
Non-consolidated sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011 amounted to ¥18,983 million. This is a year-on-year decline of 9.9% and a quarter-on-quarter increase of 24.7%. Net sales for the whole fiscal year reached ¥75,274 million, or 102.8% of the most recent yearly earnings forecast (net sales of ¥73,200 million).
Sales of precision processing equipment were somewhat slower from the third quarter onwards. However, some semiconductor manufacturers began to invest in plant and facilities again toward the end of the fiscal year, and the fourth quarter result was substantially higher on a quarter-on-quarter basis. Sales of precision blades and wheels reached about the same level as in the previous quarter.
The next preliminary report for consolidated sales and individual earnings for the fourth quarter will be released on April 25,2012. The official financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011 will be reported to the Tokyo Stock Exchange on May 10, 2012.
|Purpose of the Preliminary Report
DISCO Corporation (the Company) makes preliminary reports on non-consolidated sales, earnings results, and consolidated sales as soon as they are tabulated. The preliminary reports are intended to deliver real time information on the financial results of our company to investors. The above preliminary report of sales is based on certain information available to the Company at the time of announcement, and actual operating results may differ from the preliminary report due to various factors.