October 31, 2012
Japan’s Toshiba Corp cut its full-year operating profit forecast by 13 percent to 260 billion yen ($3.3 billion) on Wednesday, saying the uncertain global economy weighed on its prospects.
The company said the continuing European debt crisis, slowdowns in China and India, and a strong yen were combining to “increase uncertainty about the future.”
For the July-September period, Toshiba posted an operating profit of 57.5 billion yen, slightly better than expected, but down 23 percent from a year ago due to revenue and profit declines in its semiconductor, television and home appliance segments.
This article was posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 2:00 pm