DeNA Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results

CATEGORY :Corporate
DATE :2015.02.05

TOKYO, JAPAN - February 5, 2015 - DeNA Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 2432), a global leader in mobile Internet services, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. DeNA reported quarterly revenue of 34.4 billion yen and operating profit of 5.2 billion yen.

"In the third quarter, the revenue from our game business saw a quarter-on-quarter increase with significant contribution from our native apps," said Isao Moriyasu, President and CEO of DeNA. "In Japan, we have an exciting lineup of new native app titles in the pipeline. Premium IP titles in China and other new titles overseas are off to a good start, and we will make investments to turn them into big hits."

Third Quarter FY2014 Business Highlights

• Coin consumption grew quarter-on-quarter to 37.8 billion yen and operating profit was sequentially flat for three consecutive quarters for Japan game business
• International coin consumption was over 35 million USD
• Final Fantasy Record Keeper became a hit in Japan and reached top ten grossing charts on app stores
• Manga Box reached 7 million downloads in December, with approximately 1.5 million weekly users
• Iemo and Mery's user bases grew significantly post-acquisition; launched food-focused curation platform Cafy in December

Recent Developments and Strategic Initiatives

• Maximize the potential of Final Fantasy Record Keeper, which surpassed 5 million downloads in Japan, through updates, events and acquisition of light users
• Launched a title based on popular Japanese anime One Piece in January in China, which ranked 11th on China's iOS top grossing chart
• Launched Blood Brothers 2 in January in the West, with Transformers: Battle Tactics and other titles in the pipeline
• Plan to launch KenCoM, a new service for personalized health recommendations targeted at members of corporate health insurance societies in Japan, in April

Guidance for Fourth Quarter FY2014

• Revenue: 36.3 billion yen
• Operating profit: 4.7 billion yen
• Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent: 1.9 billion yen

Guidance for Full Year Ending March 31, 2015

• Revenue: 142.6 billion yen
• Operating profit: 24.8 billion yen
• Profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent: 14.4 billion yen
• DeNA is projecting a year-end dividend payment of 17 yen per share, targeting a dividend payout ratio of 15 percent in line with last year's payout ratio

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