SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Reports Financial Results For The Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2012

TOKYO, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section with the stock code "9684" and prepares its financial statements according to Japan GAAP.

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

 

 

Full year

FY ended 3/12

FY ended 3/11

YoY change

Net sales

127,896

125,271

+2.1%

Operating income

10,713

7,325

+46.2%

Recurring income

10,297

5,390

+91.0%

Net income (loss)

6,060

(12,043)

-

Earnings (loss)

 per share, basic

52.66 yen

(104.66 yen)

-

For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated Financial Results document here: www.square-enix.com/12q4earnings.pdf, or the Company's IR website: www.square-enix.com/eng/ir

Management comments from Yoichi Wada, President and Representative Director:

"During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, the Group's results were favorable due to increased sales of console games boosted by our major titles, DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION (North America, Europe and Japan, in order of release) and FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 (Japan, North America and Europe, ditto), as well as continued expansion of content from growth areas such as the web and smartphones.

In the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, we continued our efforts aimed at increasing profitability, including establishing best practices for the content in said growth areas, improving quality of our major online game, and strengthening our global structure. We are accelerating the reformation to generate a substantial earnings improvement in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 and beyond."

About Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with headquarters 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 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®.

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

Media, analyst and investor contacts:
Tokyo: +81 03.5333.1144
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.

 

SOURCE SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.



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