We expect net income to increase due to factors including improved financial
balance on increased dividend income from subsidiaries and affiliates..
Increase in 1H net income·
We expect 1H net income to increase due to factors such as corporate tax
refunds from the previous year in addition to the increase in net income
At this time we do not expect these revisions to result in any major changes
to our consolidated 1H FY 03/2008 forecasts. We are currently calculating
our non-consolidated and consolidated earnings forecasts for FY 03/2008
(full year) and plan to announce them along with our preliminary 1H FY
03/2008 results on November 13.
Disclaimer: The forecasts in this document are based on information available at the
time of its release. Actual results may differ substantially due to unforeseeable
factors or post-release events.