May 11, 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 Sales Operating Income Ordinary Income Net Income Attributable to
Shareholders of Parent Company
Net Income
per Share (Yen)
Previous forecasts (As of February 9, 2018) 182,000 10,000 9,000 16,000 9.60
Actual results 185,912 20,598 18,687 23,337 14.00
Increase (decrease) 3,912 10,598 9,687 7,337 4.40
Percent change 2.1% 106.0% 107.6% 45.9% 45.8%
Results for the three months ended March 31, 2017
177,231 22,123 21,161 17,164 10.30

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.

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