SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Announces Financial Results For The Nine-Month Period Ended December 31, 2015

Feb 04, 2016, 02:00 ET from SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.

TOKYO, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the nine-month period ended December 31, 2015. The Company is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with the stock code "9684," and prepares its financial statements according to the Japan GAAP.



Key Figures

(millions of yen, except percentages and per share data) 

9 months actual

9 mos. ended 12/15

9 mos. ended 12/14

YoY change

Net sales

152,760

118,874

28.5%

Operating income

23,778

14,814

60.5%

Ordinary income

24,198

16,543

46.3%

Profit attributable to owners of parent

13,538

10,916

24.0%

EPS, basic                         

110.01 yen

94.70 yen

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Full year

Forecast
FY ending 3/16

Actual
FY ended 3/15

YoY change

Net sales

200,000~220,000

167,891

+19.1~31.0%

Operating income

17,000~25,000

16,426

+3.5~52.2%

Ordinary income

17,000~25,000

16,984

+0.1~47.2%

Profit attributable to owners of parent

11,000~18,000

9,831

+11.9~83.1%

EPS, basic                         

90.21~147.62 yen

84.34 yen

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 For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated Financial Results document at: http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/16q3earnings.pdf , or the Company's IR website: http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/ir/ .

During the nine-month period ended December 31, 2015, in the area of content for platforms such as smart devices and PC browser, existing games are continuing to show strong performance, coupled with successful launches of new game titles for smartphones such as "MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY," "HOSHI NO DRAGON QUEST," and "FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS." Among the console game titles, "JUST CAUSE 3" and "RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER" made a solid start. Revenues from operation and expansion disc sales of massively multiplayer online role playing games such as "FINAL FANTASY XIV" and "DRAGON QUEST X" are sustaining their strong performances.

In the Amusement business, sales of amusement machines such as "DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY" have gained favorable results, and operation of the amusement facilities has been showing steady performance through efficient store management efforts.

About Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a holding company leading the Square Enix Group with a diverse range of content and service businesses. The Square Enix Group publishes, distributes and licenses entertainment content around the world under its internationally renowned brands including SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO®. The Square Enix Group includes a global network of leading development studios located in North America, Europe and Japan. The Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 64 million units worldwide, and TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 42 million units worldwide, and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®.

More information on Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. can be found at: http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/index.html

Media, analyst and investor contacts:
Tokyo: +81.3.5292.8000
Email: ccir@square-enix.com

Disclaimer

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 this document.

DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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SOURCE SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.



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