Business Highlights for the Full Year
Electro-optics net sales were 209.8 billion yen, an 4.3% decrease over the prior year. Vision Care net sales were 126.3 billion yen, 5.5% up over the prior year. Health Care net sales were 46.1 billion yen, 13.0% up over the prior year. The net sales of 89.0 billion yen from newly consolidated Pentax businesses and its subsidiaries for the six months from October 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008 have been combined to the full year results.
HOYA also announced year-end dividends forecast of 35 yen per share of common stock. The annual dividend, including the interim dividends of 30 yen per share, will amount to 65 yen per share. It will be decided at the board of directors meeting in the end of May.
For the full quarterly report please access "Hoya Quarterly" in Investor Relations page of HOYA website at: http://www.hoya.co.jp/english/
*Results are preliminary and unaudited.
*The yen amounts shown therein are rounded down to the nearest 100 million.
About Hoya Corporation:
Hoya Corporation (TSE: 7741) is a global technology company based in
Tokyo, Japan, and the leading supplier of innovative and indispensable
high-tech products and services based upon its advanced optics
technologies. Hoya is active in four fields of business: Electro-Optics
makes mask blanks and photomasks for the fabrication of semiconductor
devices and liquid crystal panels, optical lenses for use in digital
cameras, and glass memory disks for hard disk drives. The Eye Care business
|SOURCE Hoya Corporation|
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