Businesses awarded a median of 0.8% of their 2011 pretax profits
to charity in 2012.
Five of Japan's top six banking groups on Friday reported sharp year-on-year growth in their respective group pretax profits
for the April-September first half of fiscal 2010.
The company also revised downward all its estimates of net and pretax profits
as well as sales both on a group and parent-only basis.
The company also revised its projection for the entire fiscal year to net and pretax profits
of 11 billion and 18 billion yen, respectively, and sales of 500 billion yen.
For the current business year, Showa Shell is expecting consolidated net and pretax profits
of 21 billion and 40 billion yen on group sales of 1.4 trillion yen.
said Thursday its group registered record net and pretax profits
in fiscal 2000, largely on windfall foreign exchange gains on a weak yen.
When NTT (East) released in May its financial results for fiscal 1999 that ended March 31 this year, it reported 27.7 billion yen more in pretax profits
than it had earlier forecast.
Denso Corp., an auto parts maker affiliated with Toyota Motor Corp., reported Thursday record group net and pretax profits
on record sales in the April-September first half of fiscal 2002.
(NTT) have bolstered their unconsolidated pretax profits
for the first half of fiscal 1999 due partly to the success of restructuring efforts, according to financial results released by Thursday.
But when compared with combined pretax profits
of the two Mitsui companies, Mitsui Chemicals' pretax profit
posted a gain of nearly 30 % as a result of cost-cutting efforts that saved some 8.5 billion yen.
Sony reported gains in both sales and pretax profits
for the first half thanks to relatively strong sales of TV and video equipment.
In the revised earnings forecast for the April-September period, the leading Japanese property and casualty insurance company projects its net and pretax profits
at 18 billion and 14 billion yen, respectively.