Company Announcements

2nd Quarter Results

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 8258F
Konami Holdings Corporation
31 October 2018
 

Consolidated Financial Results

for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2018

(Prepared in Accordance with IFRS)

October 31, 2018

 

KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Address:

7-2, Akasaka 9-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Stock code number, TSE:

9766

Ticker symbol, LSE:

KNM

URL:

https://www.konami.com/

Shares listed:

Tokyo Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange

Representative:

Takuya Kozuki, Representative Director, President

Contact:

Junichi Motobayashi, Corporate Officer, General Manager, Finance and Accounting

(Phone: +81-3-5771-0222)

Beginning date of dividend payment:

November 20, 2018

 

 

 

(Amounts are rounded to the nearest million, except percentages and per share amounts)

 

 

1. Consolidated Financial Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2018

 

(1) Consolidated Results of Operations                   (Millions of Yen, except percentages and per share amounts)

 

 

Revenue

Operating

profit

Profit before

income taxes

Profit for the period

Profit attributable to owners of the parent

Total comprehensive income for the period

Six months ended September 30, 2018

  % change from previous year

122,168

5.9%

25,027

0.3%

24,948

0.5%

17,197

0.1%

17,196

0.1%

19,363

8.7%

Six months ended September 30, 2017

  % change from previous year

115,356

 13.8%

24,951

46.4%

24,836

52.9%

17,186

40.5%

17,180

40.6%

17,816

105.1%

               

 

 

Basic earnings per share (attributable to owners of the parent) (yen)

Diluted earnings per share (attributable to owners of the parent) (yen)

Six months ended September 30, 2018

127.16

125.22

Six months ended September 30, 2017

127.04

125.12

 

 

(2) Consolidated Financial Position             (Millions of Yen, except percentages and per share amounts)

 

Total assets

Total equity

Total equity attributable to owners of the parent

Ratio of equity attributable to owners of the parent

September 30, 2018

368,494

268,761

268,003

72.7%

March 31, 2018

363,108

254,539

253,782

69.9%

 

 

 

2. Cash Dividends

Record Date

Cash dividends per share (yen)

First quarter end

Second quarter end

Third quarter end

Year end

Annual

Year ended March 31, 2018

-

30.00

-

38.00

68.00

Year ending March 31, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Regular dividends

-

35.50

*******

*******

*******

Commemorative dividends (note)

-

25.00

*******

*******

*******

Total

-

60.50

*******

*******

*******

Year ending March 31, 2019 (Forecast)

 

 

 

 

 

Regular dividends

*******

*******

-

35.50

71.00

Commemorative dividends (note)

*******

*******

-

25.00

50.00

Total

*******

*******

-

60.50

121.00

Note:

Recently announced change in dividend forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 during the three months ended September 30, 2018: No

 

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding on March 21, 2019 (the 35th anniversary of its listing in the same year), KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION intends to award commemorative dividends in addition to regular dividends for the year ending March 31, 2019. Please refer to "Notice on Commemorative Dividend for 50th Anniversary of Founding" announced on May 10, 2018, for further details.

             

 

 

3. Consolidated Earnings Forecast for the Year Ending March 31, 2019

(Millions of Yen, except percentages and per share data)

 

Revenue

Operating

profit

Profit before income taxes

Profit attributable to owners of the parent

Basic earnings per share (attributable to owners of the parent) (yen)

Year ending March 31, 2019

 % change from previous year

250,000

4.4%

50,000

10.7%

49,000

9.6%

32,000

4.9%

236.63

Note:

 

Recently announced change in earnings forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 during the three months ended September 30, 2018: No

               

 

Noted Items

(1)  Changes in significant consolidated subsidiaries during the period (status changes of subsidiaries due to changes in the scope of consolidation): None

(2)  Changes in accounting policies and accounting estimate

1.      Changes in accounting policies required by IFRS: Yes

2.      Other changes: No

3.      Changes in accounting estimate: No

 

 

(3)  Number of shares issued (Share capital)

 1.

Number of shares issued: (Treasury shares included)

 

As of September 30, 2018

143,500,000

 shares

 

 

As of March 31, 2018

143,500,000

 shares

 

 2.

Number of treasury shares:

 

As of September 30, 2018

8,266,718

 shares

 

 

As of March 31, 2018

8,266,259

 shares

 

 3.

Average number of shares outstanding:

 

Six months ended September 30, 2018

135,233,431

 shares

 

 

Six months ended September 30, 2017

135,235,621

 shares

 

 

Earnings release (Kessan Tanshin) regarding these consolidated financial results is not subject to auditing procedures.

 

Cautionary statement with respect to forward-looking statements and other matters:

Statements made in this document with respect to our current plans, estimates, strategies and beliefs, including the above forecasts, are forward-looking statements about our future performance. These statements are based on management's assumptions and beliefs in light of information currently available to it and, therefore, you should not place undue reliance on them. A number of important factors could cause actual results to be materially different from and worse than those discussed in forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: (i) changes in economic conditions affecting our operations; (ii) fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly with respect to the value of the Japanese yen, the U.S. dollar and the Euro; (iii) our ability to continue to win acceptance of our products, which are offered in highly competitive markets characterized by the continuous introduction of new products, rapid developments in technology and subjective and changing consumer preferences; (iv) the timing of the release of new game titles and products, especially game titles and products that are part of historically popular series; (v) our ability to successfully expand internationally with a focus on our Digital Entertainment, Amusement businesses, and Gaming & Systems; (vi) our ability to successfully expand the scope of our business and broaden our customer base through our Sports business; (vii) regulatory developments and changes and our ability to respond and adapt to those changes; (viii) our expectations with regard to further acquisitions and the integration of any companies we may acquire; and (ix) the outcome of existing contingencies.

 

Please refer to page 9, 10, and 11 for further information regarding our business forecasts.

 

 

KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION (the "Company") disclosed the supplemental data for the consolidated financial statements via the Company's website on October 31, 2018.

 

 

As for the full text of the earnings release, please refer to the attached PDF File as below.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/8258F_1-2018-10-31.pdf


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