April 1, 2013
Preliminary Report on Non-Consolidated Sales Figures
(Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012)
DISCO Corporation today released a preliminary report of the non-consolidated sales figures for the fourth quarter (4Q) of fiscal year 2012.
|Quarterly Non-Consolidated Sales Figures for Fiscal Year 2012
||(Millions of yen)
|Fiscal Year 2012
Fiscal Year 2011
|YoY % Change
|QoQ % Change
Non-consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter amounted to ¥18,337 million, a 3.4% year-on-year decline and a 16.7% quarter-on-quarter increase. This brings non-consolidated net sales for the fiscal year to &ye78,499 million, which is equivalent to 101.4% of the latest forecast of ¥77,400 million.
Shipments of precision processing equipment were slow in the first months of the quarter (January-February), but a resurgence of capital investment expenditure intentions in some areas of the semiconductor manufacturing industry in the second half of the period resulted in a recovery in sales compared with the previous quarter. Sales of precision processing blades and wheels were lower quarter on quarter, reflecting a reduction in the number of operating days in customers' facilities.
The next preliminary report for consolidated sales and individual earnings for the fourth quarter will be released on April 25, 2013. The official financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012 will be reported to the Tokyo Stock Exchange on May 9, 2013.
Purpose of the Preliminary Report
DISCO Corporation (the Company) makes preliminary reports on non-consolidated sales, earnings results, and consolidated sales as soon as they are tabulated. The preliminary reports are intended to deliver real time information on the financial results of our company to investors. The above preliminary report of sales is based on certain information available to the Company at the time of announcement, and actual operating results may differ from the preliminary report due to various factors.