SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. Reports Financial Results For The Three-Month Period Ended June 30, 2012

TOKYO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the three-month period ended June 30, 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) 

 

 

3 months actual

3 mos. ended 6/12

3 mos. ended 6/11

YoY change

Net sales

24,914

24,529

+1.6%

Operating income (loss)

(1,163)

2,178

Recurring income (loss)

(2,049)

1,487

Net income (loss)

(2,077)

690

EPS, basic                       

(18.05) yen

6.00 yen





Full year

Forecast

FY ending 3/13

Actual

FY ended 3/12

YoY change

Net sales

165,000

127,896

+29.0%

Operating income

15,000

10,713

+40.0%

Ordinary income

15,000

10,297

+45.7%

Net income (loss)

9,000

6,060

+48.5%

EPS, basic                       

78.21 yen

52.66 yen

+48.5%





For additional information, please refer to the full-length Consolidated Financial Results document here: http://www.square-enix.com/13q1release.pdf, or the Company's IR website: www.square-enix.com/eng/ir

During the three-month period ended June 30, 2012, among sales of console games, "DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS TERRY NO WONDERLAND 3D" was favorable. Among PC and smartphone content, "SENGOKU IXA" and "FINAL FANTASY BRIGADE" continued to post favorable results. The Company is actively making investments in a sizable pipeline of content under development.

Forecasts for the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 are unchanged from those issued on May 14, 2012.

We are making every effort to achieve a substantial earnings improvement in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 and beyond through a range of initiatives to respond to the changes in the business environment.

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/

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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