SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Reports Financial Results for the Three-Month Period Ended June 30, 2011

TOKYO, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2011. 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)  

 

 

3 months actual

3 mos. ended 6/11

3 mos. ended 6/10

YoY change

Net sales

24,529

32,540

-25%

Operating income

2,178

5,434

-60%

Ordinary income

1,487

3,426

-57%

Net income

690

1,812

-62%

EPS, basic

6.00 yen

15.75 yen

-62%





Full year

Forecast

FY ending 3/12

Actual

FY ended 3/11

YoY change

Net sales

130,000

125,271

+4%

Operating income

10,000

7,325

+37%

Ordinary income

10,000

5,390

+86%

Net income (loss)

5,000

(12,043)

-

EPS, basic

43.45 yen

(104.66 yen)

-

For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated Financial Results document here: http://www.square-enix.com/12q1earnings.pdf, or the Company's IR website: www.square-enix.com/eng/ir




Management comments from Yoichi Wada, President and Representative Director:

"In a quarter without major title releases, our Group's sales and profit were lower compared to the previous fiscal year. At the same time, however, we are making solid progress toward our targets for the full fiscal year ending March 2012.

"Our growing content and services areas such as 'SENGOKU IXA' and 'Nicotto Town' continued strong performance in the quarter.

"As we stated at the start of the year, we are focusing all efforts on rebuilding the Group businesses during the current fiscal year toward generating a substantial earnings recovery from 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 58 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; Los Angeles: +1 310.321.6118
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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