|The Company released the results for the 3rd quarter (for the 9months from April 2002 to December 2002) on 24th January,2002.
Summary of the results is set out below.
Consolidated and unconsolidated results showed better sales and profits than the figures of previous 3rd quarter due to the volume expansion of PET-bottle drinks on container-wise and green tea, coffee, fruit juice and sports drinks on category-wise.
Net sales ¥17.7billion (+19.0% from the previous year), Operating income ¥1,328 million (+15.2%), Net income ¥672 million (+3.5%), Net income per share ¥131.92 .
Net sales ¥17.6billion (+20.1% from the previous year), Operating income ¥1,275 million (+18.0%), Net income ¥649 million (+4.6%), Net income per share ¥127.43
Estimated consolidated net income and dividend per share for the current term (the period ended March 2003) were also announced as ¥680 million yen and 25 yen (10 yen at the interim and 15 yen at the end of Mar. 2003) respectively, which are unchanged from the figures estimated at the time of announcement of the FY2002 interim finalcial results.