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Nikon misses financial forecast, stock down at 3 years low, company restructuring announced

Nikon released their financial results for the year ending March 2014: Nikon (7731) Corp. posted its lowest close in three years after the camera maker’s net income for the last fiscal year and profit outlook missed estimates. Nikon sank 4 percent to 1,567 yen, its lowest close since March 2011. The company announced net income […]

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Nikon 2014 Q3 financial results

Nikon released their financial results for the third quarter of the year ending March 2014. They also updated their estimations or the entire year:

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Nikon stock down 23.6%, the worst underperformer in the Nikkei this year

Just saw this report on Reuters: “Nikon is down 23.6 percent year-to-date and is the worst underperformer in the Nikkei this year, while the benchmark has rallied nearly 49 percent.” Nikon had to cut their financial forecasts multiple times in the past few months.

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Nikon Q&A: low inventory, high profit margins, cost cutting, fewer models

Extremely low DSLR inventory,  shift to new products that will have higher profit margins (that probably explains the Df price), cost cutting, achieve profitability by reducing the number of models – this is how Nikon describes the current situation and their plans for the rest of the current financial year ending March 31, 2014:

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Nikon cut again their sales forecast for high-end cameras in Q2

Today Nikon published their financial results for the second quarter of the year ending March 2014 and they cut again their sales forecast for high-end cameras: “As the camera market shrunk due to sluggish business condition, the 1st half sales volume decreased in all product groups year on year. Thus, sales and income reduced ¥28.5 […]

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Nikon’s stock hit hard

After Nikon lowered their future full-year forecast, the company’s stock plunged to its lowest level in 19 months: “The Tokyo-based company plummeted 14 percent to 1,726 yen in Tokyo trading, the lowest close since January 2012. The stock has lost 32 percent this year, compared with a 33 percent gain for the broader Topix index.”

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Nikon cuts forecasts due to poor mirrorless sales in US and Europe

Nikon published their latest financial results and cut their future full-year forecast due to disappointing mirrorless cameras (Nikon 1) sales. The Nikon Imaging division now expects to sell 6.55 million units instead of the previously planned 7.1 million. The operating profit forecast was also cut to 65 billion yen from the previously projected 85 billion yen. Nikon blamed US and […]

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