Nikon significantly increased operating profit, but ended the year with a net loss of
Nikon reported for the period ended March 31, fiscal year. Revenue for the 12 months amounted to around $ 6.6 billion, which is 8.6% less than in the previous year.
Operating profit increased by 60,8%, to 447 million dollars. However, the company ended the year with a net loss of $ 62.4 million dollars, which withdraws restructuring and the decline in sales of digital cameras.
Despite the decline in sales of such equipment, Imaging Products division, specializes in it, brought the company more than others at 3.37 billion dollars, although last year the revenue reached to 4.59 billion.
A division of Precision Equipment, dealing with equipment for the semiconductor industry, bailed out of 2.18 billion against $ 1.58 billion a year earlier.
The Instruments and Medical divisions brought Nikon 654 and $ 179 million respectively. In the previous fiscal year, these structures showed a net profit of 179 and 689 and 161 million dollars, respectively.