Note 1: Values are rounded up or down to the nearest digit.
Note 2: The fiscal year ended December 31, 2015 is the 9 months from April 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 for Shiseido and its consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and the 12 months from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 for all other subsidiaries.
|Highlights for the Year Ended December 2018
- Net sales increased 8.8％ year on year on a local currency basis. The prestige brands in which the company has increased strategic investment drove overall results. This represents organic growth of 14％ year on year excluding the impact of the sale of Zotos International, Inc. and other factors. When converted into Japanese yen, consolidated net sales reached ¥1,094.8 billion, 8.9％ higher than the previous year.
- Operating profit rose 34.7％ year on year to ¥108.4 billion. This was mainly due to an increase in the operating margin accompanying the growth in sales and improvement in the cost structure due to strong performance of highly profitable prestige brands, among other factors.
- Net profit attributable to owners of parent surged to ¥61.4 billion, an increase of 169.9％ year on year.
- For the fiscal year under review, the consolidated operating margin was 9.9％. Consolidated return on equity was 14.1％, and consolidated ROIC (return on invested capital) was 13.1％.
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