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KONICA MINOLTA Financial Results 2015

(Units of less than 1 million yen have been omitted.)

1. Overview of performance (From April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015)

(1) Business performance

Percentage figures represent the change from the same period of the previous year.

[Millions of yen]

  Net sales Operating income Ordinary income Net income
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2015 1,011,774 7.2% 66,200 13.9% 59,867 9.6% 32,706 49.6%
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2014 943,759 16.1% 58,144 43.0% 54,621 40.4% 21,861 44.5%

Note: Comprehensive income
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2015: ¥ 51,245 million (9.0%)
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2014: ¥ 47,016 million (19.0%)


  Net income per share Net income per share
(after full dilution)
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2015 64.73 yen 64.55 yen
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2014 41.38 yen 41.28 yen
  Return on equity Ordinary income
to total assets
Operating income
to net sales
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2015 6.7% 6.2% 6.5%
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2014 4.6% 5.7% 6.2%

Note: Equity in profit (loss) of unconsolidated subsidiaries and affiliates:
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2015: ¥ 35 million
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2014: ¥ (1,163) million


(2) Financial position

[Millions of yen]

  Total assets Net assets Equity ratio (%) Net assets
per share
As of March 31, 2015 970,485 501,684 51.5% 995.48 yen
As of March 31, 2014 966,060 480,055 49.5% 929.04 yen

Note: Equity
As of March 31, 2015: ¥ 499,596 million
As of March 31, 2014: ¥ 478,404 million


(3) Cash flows

[Millions of yen]

  Operating activities Investing activities Financing activities Cash and cash equivalents balance at the end of period
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2015 101,733 (54,308) (61,770) 177,450
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2014 89,945 (55,776) (61,954) 188,489



2. Dividends per share


1Q 2Q 3Q Year-end Total annual
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2014 - 10.00 - 7.50 17.50
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2015 - 10.00 - 10.00 20.00
Fiscal Year ending Mar 2016 (forecast) - 15.00 - 15.00 30.00

  Total dividends
[millions of yen]
Dividend pay-out ratio
Dividend-to-net asset ratio (consolidated)
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2014 9,165 42.3 1.9
Fiscal Year ended Mar 2015 10,058 30.9 2.1
Fiscal Year ending Mar 2016 (forecast)   30.1  

Note: Breakdown for dividends of 2Q of Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2014
Common dividend: ¥ 7.50
Commemorative dividend: ¥ 2.50



3. Consolidated results forecast for fiscal year ending March 31, 2016
(From April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016)

Percentage figures for the full year represent the change from the previous fiscal year.

[Millions of yen]

  Net sales Operating income Profit attributable to owners of the parent company Basic earnings per share
Full-year 1,100,000 - 77,000 - 50,000 - 99.63 yen

Note: The Company will voluntarily adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) beginning with the consolidated financial statements in the securities report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The consolidated results forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 is prepared in accordance with IFRS.




Changes in status of material subsidiaries during the consolidated fiscal year under review (Changes to specified subsidiaries accompanying the additional consolidation or removal from consolidation of companies):  Yes
Included one subsidiary:
Konica Minolta Business Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn.Bhd.
Changes in accounting policy, changes in accounting estimates, or restatement due to correction
a. Changes in accounting policy accompanying amendment of accounting principles:  Yes
b. Changes in accounting policy other than “a.”:  None
c. Changes in accounting estimates:  None
d. Restatement due to correction:  None
Note: For more detailed information, please see “(5) Important Notes on the Basis of Presenting Consolidated Financial Statements, [Changes in Accounting Policy]” in section 5. CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS on page 31.
Number of shares (common stock)
a. Issued shares at period‐end (including treasury shares)
    As of March 31, 2015:  511,664,337 shares
    As of March 31, 2014:  531,664,337 shares
b. Treasury shares at period-end
    As of March 31, 2015:  9,801,071 shares
    As of March 31, 2014:  16,720,688 shares
c. Average number of outstanding shares during the period
    As of March 31, 2015:  505,282,795 shares
    As of March 31, 2014:  528,269,256 shares


Presentation of Present Status of Audit Procedures

This "Consolidated Financial Results" is exempt from audit procedures under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act. Audit procedures for the financial statements are being performed when the Consolidated Financial Results are announced.


Explanation of Appropriate Use of Performance Projections and Other Special Items

(Note on forward-looking statements)
This document contains projections of performance and other projections that were made based on information currently available and certain assumptions judged to be reasonable. There is a possibility that diverse factors may cause actual performance, etc. to differ materially from the projections. Please see “(1) Business Performance Analysis, c. Outlook for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2016” in section 1. ANALYSIS of BUSINESS PERFORMANCE and FINANCIAL POSITION on page 11 for more information on points to be remembered in connection with the use of projections.


(How to obtain supplementary information and information on briefings)
Konica Minolta, Inc. will hold a financial results briefing for institutional investors on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
Descriptions at the briefings and presentation slides to be used at the briefings will be posted on the website of the Company immediately after the briefings.

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