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FINANCIAL RESULTS

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 30, 2018
Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year
Sony Corp. upgraded its earnings outlook for a second straight quarter, thanks to a plethora of hit video-game titles that are boosting the PlayStation business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 11, 2018
Fast Retailing posts record profit on strong global sales
Fast Retailing Co., operator of the Uniqlo casual clothing chain, said Thursday its group net profit rose 29.8 percent to a record ¥154.81 billion ($1.38 billion) in the year through August thanks to strong sales at home and abroad.
BUSINESS
Sep 16, 2018
40% of Japan's health insurance societies seen posting losses in 2017; some may disband
Over 40 percent of the 1,394 health insurance societies set up for employees of large companies and their families are expected to report losses for fiscal 2017 ended March, sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Aug 27, 2018
Japan's star businessman who ignores his investors to make them rich
When Akira Matsumoto speaks, investors hang on his every word. And here's what he tells them: You're less important than everyone else.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 8, 2018
Toshiba posts record quarterly profit on chip sale, but outlook unclear
Toshiba Corp. reported a record quarterly net profit Wednesday, thanks to the $18 billion sale of its flash memory chip business earlier this year to a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 1, 2018
Mazda posts lower quarterly profit as expenses bite
Mazda Motor Corp. on Wednesday posted a 17 percent drop in operating profit for the first quarter, as a rise in discounting on U.S. vehicles and costs to improve its dealership network in the country overshadowed an increase in sales.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 31, 2018
Sony posts record first quarter profit on strong game sales
The electronics firm posted profit of u00a5195 billion, giving support to the new management's strategy of focusing on stable sources of revenue.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / ANALYSIS
May 22, 2018
Japan's earnings reports mostly disappoint, but analysts see hope ahead
With Japan's quarterly reporting period almost over, one analyst summed up the general feeling about companies' profit performance.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 15, 2018
Toshiba books first net profit in four years
The firm said it improved its balance sheet by recording u00a5783.1 billion in shareholders' equity at the end of March, staving off a risk of being delisted.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
May 14, 2018
Japanese automakers' rosy profits may be short-lived
Japan's big three automakers enjoyed soaring net profits in the last business year, but analysts warn it is too early to say the robust results suggest a return to their glory days.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 9, 2018
Big spender SoftBank posts record profit
Buoyed by its investments in technology firms around the world, SoftBank Group Corp. has reported a record annual operating profit in line with analyst estimates.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 9, 2018
Toyota announces record net profit of ¥2.49 trillion
The company's record figure comes in the face of once-in-a-century changes faced by the automobile industry and rising protectionism.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 8, 2018
Mitsubishi Corp. profit hits record on higher coal prices, expects further growth
Trading house Mitsubishi Corp. said Tuesday its profit for the last financial year jumped 27 percent to record levels due to stronger prices for coking coal and other commodities, while forecasting another profit rise this year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 28, 2018
Kobe Steel posts first profit in three years despite data fraud scandal
Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan's third-biggest steel-maker, on Friday posted its first annual profit in three years, even after admitting to falsifying quality data, a scandal that affected hundreds of customers and hurt the country's reputation for manufacturing prowess.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 27, 2018
Amazon announces strong profit for first quarter of 2018 as sales jump to $51 billion
Amazon.com Inc. more than doubled its profit in an announcement on Thursday and predicted strong spring results as the world's biggest online retailer raised the price for U.S. Prime subscribers, added U.S. football games and touted its cloud services for business.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 27, 2018
Mitsubishi UFJ group to book ¥40 billion extraordinary loss as it streamlines branches
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. plans to book an extraordinary loss of about ¥40 billion ($370 million) in fiscal 2017 as its banking unit is considering reorganizing about 15 percent of domestic branches, sources close to the matter said Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 26, 2018
Sharp posts first net profit in four years on solid LCD sales
Sharp Corp. said Thursday it posted its first group net profit in four years in fiscal 2017, helped by its core liquid crystal display business.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 2, 2018
Amazon posts largest profit in its history on sales and tax boost
Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday reported a profit near $2 billion, the largest in its history, as the online retailer drew millions of new customers to its Prime fast-shipping club for the holiday season and as changes to U.S. tax law added to its bottom line.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 31, 2018
Sharp returns to black in April-December period for first time in four years
Sharp Corp. reported Wednesday a consolidated net profit of ¥55.38 billion ($509 million) for the nine months through December, its first black ink for the period in four years due to recovering sales and cost cutting.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Nov 9, 2017
Tellmeclub bankruptcy scandal prompts expansion of customer reimbursement program
The travel agency scandal has led to changes in the industry with plans revise a program to increase protection for customers.

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