Renesas Electronics Announces Consolidated Forecasts and Forecasts of Cash Dividends

31 Oct 2018

TOKYO, Japan ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the consolidated full-year financial forecasts and forecasts of cash dividends for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

1. Consolidated forecasts for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018

(January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018)

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 --- --- --- --- ---
Revised forecasts (October 31, 2018) 754,600 59,200 57,100 58,600 35.14
Increase (decrease) --- --- --- --- ---
Percent change --- --- --- --- ---
Reference:
Results for the year ended December 31, 2017
780,261 78,400 75,288 77,196 46.30

The figures of the consolidated forecasts for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 above are sum of the results of the nine-month ended September 30, 2018 and the forecasts of the three months ending December 31, 2018. The consolidated forecasts for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 are calculated at the rate of 110 yen per USD and 130 yen per Euro.

2. Forecasts of cash dividends for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018

  Cash dividends per share
  At the end of first quarter At the end of second quarter At the end of third quarter At the end of year Total
Previous forecasts
Forecasts as of October 31, 2018     0.00 0.00
Results for the year ending December 31, 2018 0.00      
Results for the year ended December 31, 2017 0.00 0.00 0.00

For the year ending December 31, 2018, while the Group expects to post net income (net income attributable to shareholders of parent company), the Group will suspend year-end dividend payment for this period.

The Group will divert its retained earnings for strategic investment opportunities that will enable the Group to respond to rapid environmental changes to thrive in the global marketplace and will aim to increase shareholder profit by improving corporate value. Based on a long-term standpoint, the Group aims to realize stable and sustained growth in profits to allow dividends to be reinstated.

Refer to “Renesas Electronics' earnings report " Renesas Electronics Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2018 (PDF: 586 KB)" issued on October 31, 2018 for more details.

The statements with respect to the financial outlook of the Group are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. The Company cautions you in advance that actual results may vary materially from such forward-looking statements due to several important factors.

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

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, 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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