November 2, 2016

TOKYO, Japan, November 2, 2016― 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 August 10, 2016, and the actual results, which it disclosed today, for the six months ended September 30, 2016 (the period from April 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016).


1. Difference between consolidated forecasts and actual results for the six months ended September 30, 2016

(April 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016)

In millions of yen

  Net Sales Operating Income Ordinary Income Net Income Attributable to
Shareholders of Parent Company
Net Income per Share (Yen)
Previous forecasts
(As of August 10, 2016)
301,000 26,000 23,000 11,500 6.90
Actual results 304,604 33,113 28,836 19,394 11.63
Increase (decrease) 3,604 7,113 5,836 7,894 4.74
Percent change 1.2% 27.4% 25.4% 68.6% 68.6%
Reference: Results for the six months ended September 30, 2015 360,701 63,093 67,121 57,409 34.44
Background to the difference

Renesas announced the following financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2016: net sales were 304.6 billion yen, 3.6 billion yen up from the previous forecast (announced on August 10, 2016); semiconductor sales were 295.8 billion yen, 3.3 billion yen up from the previous forecast due to increased production volume from the Group’s initial plan; operating income, ordinary income and net income attributable to shareholders of parent company were all better than the company's estimates, mainly owing to the cost-containment efforts, in addition to the increase in sales from the previous forecast.


Details that explain Renesas' financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2016 are disclosed in the Renesas press release: ‘‘Renesas Electronics Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended September 30, 2016’’ issued on November 2, 2016.


(Note) At the 14th Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held on June 28, 2016, a partial amendment to the Articles of Incorporation was approved and Renesas Electronics Group implemented a change of the fiscal term in which the fiscal year-end will change from March 31 to December 31 starting from the fiscal year 2016. The current fiscal year (fiscal year ending December 31, 2016) in which the transition to the new accounting period is to take place, will comprise the financial results for the nine months from April1, 2016 to December 31, 2016.

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release with respect to the plans, strategies and financial outlook of Renesas Electronics and its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively “we”) are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. We caution you in advance that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements due to several important factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions in our markets, which are primarily Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe; demand for, and competitive pricing pressure on, products and services in the marketplace; ability to continue to win acceptance of products and services in these highly competitive markets; and fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly between the yen and the U.S. dollar. Among other factors, downturn of the world economy; deteriorating financial conditions in world markets, or deterioration in domestic and overseas stock markets, may cause actual results to differ from the projected results forecast.

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

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