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Notice Concerning the Difference between Forecasts and Actual Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2018

TOKYO, Japan, May 11, 2018― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the difference between its consolidated financial forecasts, which it disclosed on February 9, 2018, and the actual results, which it disclosed today, for the three months ended March 31, 2018 (the period from January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018).

 

1. Difference between consolidated forecasts and actual results for the three months ended March 31, 2018

(January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018)In millions of yen
 Net SalesOperating IncomeOrdinary IncomeNet Income Attributable to Shareholders of Parent CompanyNet Income per Share (Yen)
Previous forecasts (As of February 9, 2018)182,00010,0009,00016,0009.60
Actual results185,91220,59818,68723,33714.00
Increase (decrease)3,91210,5989,6877,3374.40
Percent change2.1%106.0%107.6%45.9%45.8%
Reference:
Results for the three months ended March 31, 2017
177,23122,12321,16117,16410.30

2. Background to the difference

Renesas announced the following financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2018: net sales were 185.9 billion yen, 3.9 billion yen up from the previous forecast (announced on February 9, 2018); semiconductor sales were 182 billion yen, 3.3 billion yen up from the previous forecast; operating income, ordinary income and net income attributable to shareholders of parent company were all better than the company's estimates, mainly owing to production increase and cost-containment efforts, in addition to the better-than-expected sales.

 

Details that explain Renesas' announcement of financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2018 are disclosed in the Renesas press release: Renesas Electronics Reports Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2018 (PDF 358 KB) issued on May 11, 2018.

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live—securely and safely. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power and SoC products and integrated platforms, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of Automotive, Industrial, Home Electronics, Office Automation and Information Communication Technology applications to help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com.

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