Notice of revision of consolidated performance forecast
Asahi Kasei Corp.
The consolidated performance forecast for fiscal 2018 (April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019) announced on November 2, 2018, has been revised as shown below based on recent performance trends.
1．Revision of consolidated forecast
|Net income attributable to owners of the parent
|cf. fiscal 2017||2,042,216||198,475||212,544||170,248||121.93|
2．Reason for revision
Net sales, operating income, and ordinary income are expected to be lower than the previous forecast with impacts from an economic slowdown in China and a fall in market prices centering on acrylonitrile in the chemicals business. Net income attributable to owners of the parent is expected to be lower than the previous forecast due to a reconsideration of prospects for gain on sales of investment securities.