Information  X 
Enter a valid email address

Konami Holdings Corp (KNM)

  Print      Mail a friend

Thursday 31 January, 2019

Konami Holdings Corp

3rd Quarter Earnings Release

RNS Number : 6652O
Konami Holdings Corporation
31 January 2019
 

Consolidated Financial Results

for the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2018

(Prepared in Accordance with IFRS)

January 31, 2019

 

KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Address:

7-2, Akasaka 9-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Stock code number, TSE:

9766

Ticker symbol, LSE:

KNM

URL:

https://www.konami.com/

Shares listed:

Tokyo Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange

Representative:

Takuya Kozuki, Representative Director, President

Contact:

Junichi Motobayashi, Corporate Officer, General Manager, Finance and Accounting

(Phone: +81-3-5771-0222)

Beginning date of dividend payment:

-

 

 

 

(Amounts are rounded to the nearest million, except percentages and per share amounts)

 

 

1. Consolidated Financial Results for the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2018

 

(1) Consolidated Results of Operations                   (Millions of Yen, except percentages and per share amounts)

 

 

Revenue

Operating

profit

Profit before

income taxes

Profit for the period

Profit attributable to owners of the parent

Total comprehensive income for the period

Nine months ended December 31, 2018

  % change from previous year

192,631

7.8%

39,440

2.4%

39,186

2.8%

27,222

4.5%

27,215

4.5%

28,136

4.9%

Nine months ended December 31, 2017

  % change from previous year

178,668

 9.0%

38,532

30.2%

38,133

32.1%

26,043

26.0%

26,034

26.1%

26,814

24.9%

               

 

 

Basic earnings per share (attributable to owners of the parent) (yen)

Diluted earnings per share (attributable to owners of the parent) (yen)

Nine months ended December 31, 2018

201.25

198.17

Nine months ended December 31, 2017

192.50

189.60

 

 

(2) Consolidated Financial Position             (Millions of Yen, except percentages and per share amounts)

 

Total assets

Total equity

Total equity attributable to owners of the parent

Ratio of equity attributable to owners of the parent

December 31, 2018

363,308

269,352

268,588

73.9%

March 31, 2018

363,108

254,539

253,782

69.9%

 

 

 

2. Cash Dividends

Record Date

Cash dividends per share (yen)

First quarter end

Second quarter end

Third quarter end

Year end

Annual

Year ended March 31, 2018

-

30.00

-

38.00

68.00

Year ending March 31, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Regular dividends

-

35.50

-

******

******

Commemorative dividends (note)

-

25.00

-

******

******

Total

-

60.50

-

******

******

Year ending March 31, 2019 (Forecast)

 

 

 

 

 

Regular dividends

******

******

******

35.50

71.00

Commemorative dividends (note)

******

******

******

25.00

50.00

Total

******

******

******

60.50

121.00

Note:

Recently announced change in dividend forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 during the three months ended December 31, 2018: No

 

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding on March 21, 2019 (the 35th anniversary of its listing in the same year), KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION intends to award commemorative dividends in addition to regular dividends for the year ending March 31, 2019. Please refer to "Notice on Commemorative Dividend for 50th Anniversary of Founding" announced on May 10, 2018, for further details.

             

 

 

3. Consolidated Earnings Forecast for the Year Ending March 31, 2019

(Millions of Yen, except percentages and per share data)

 

Revenue

Operating

profit

Profit before income taxes

Profit attributable to owners of the parent

Basic earnings per share (attributable to owners of the parent) (yen)

Year ending March 31, 2019

 % change from previous year

250,000

4.4%

50,000

10.7%

49,000

9.6%

32,000

4.9%

236.63

Note:

 

Recently announced change in earnings forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 during the three months ended December 31, 2018: No

               

 

Noted Items

(1)  Changes in significant consolidated subsidiaries during the period (status changes of subsidiaries due to changes in the scope of consolidation): None

(2)  Changes in accounting policies and accounting estimate

1.      Changes in accounting policies required by IFRS: Yes

2.      Other changes: No

3.      Changes in accounting estimate: No

 

 

(3)  Number of shares issued (Share capital)

 1.

Number of shares issued: (Treasury shares included)

 

As of December 31, 2018

143,500,000

 shares

 

 

As of March 31, 2018

143,500,000

 shares

 

 2.

Number of treasury shares:

 

As of December 31, 2018

8,266,784

 shares

 

 

As of March 31, 2018

8,266,259

 shares

 

 3.

Average number of shares outstanding:

 

Nine months ended December 31, 2018

135,233,376

 shares

 

 

Nine months ended December 31, 2017

135,235,259

 shares

 

 

Earnings release (Kessan Tanshin) regarding these consolidated financial results is not subject to auditing procedures.

 

Cautionary statement with respect to forward-looking statements and other matters:

Statements made in this document with respect to our current plans, estimates, strategies and beliefs, including the above forecasts, are forward-looking statements about our future performance. These statements are based on management's assumptions and beliefs in light of information currently available to it and, therefore, you should not place undue reliance on them. A number of important factors could cause actual results to be materially different from and worse than those discussed in forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: (i) changes in economic conditions affecting our operations; (ii) fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly with respect to the value of the Japanese yen, the U.S. dollar and the Euro; (iii) our ability to continue to win acceptance of our products, which are offered in highly competitive markets characterized by the continuous introduction of new products, rapid developments in technology and subjective and changing consumer preferences; (iv) the timing of the release of new game titles and products, especially game titles and products that are part of historically popular series; (v) our ability to successfully expand internationally with a focus on our Digital Entertainment, Amusement businesses, and Gaming & Systems; (vi) our ability to successfully expand the scope of our business and broaden our customer base through our Sports business; (vii) regulatory developments and changes and our ability to respond and adapt to those changes; (viii) our expectations with regard to further acquisitions and the integration of any companies we may acquire; and (ix) the outcome of existing contingencies.

 

Please refer to page 9, 10, 11, and 12 for further information regarding our business forecasts.

 

 

KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION (the "Company") disclosed the supplemental data for the consolidated financial statements via the Company's website on January 31, 2019.

 

As for the full text of the earnings release, please refer to the attached PDF File as below,
http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/6652O_1-2019-1-31.pdf


This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.rns.com.
 
END
 
 
QRTWGUUAGUPBURG

a d v e r t i s e m e n t