August 29, 2014 11:01 PM ET


Company Overview of Nintendo Co. Ltd.

Company Overview

Nintendo Co., Ltd. engages in developing, manufacturing, and distributing handheld and home console hardware machines and related software worldwide. It offers entertainment products, including Family Computer/NES, Super Famicom/SNES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, and Wii U products. The company was formerly known as Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Nintendo Co., Ltd. in 1963. Nintendo Co., Ltd. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

11-1, Kamitoba Hokotate-cho


Kyoto,  601-8501


Founded in 1889

5,213 Employees


81 7 5662 9600

Key Executives for Nintendo Co. Ltd.

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Nintendo Co. Ltd. Key Developments

Nintendo Co. Ltd. Announces Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending March 2015

Nintendo Co. Ltd. announced earnings results for the first quarter ended June 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating loss of JPY 9.47 billion. The company posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the April-June quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales and dull demand for its Wii U console. The company reported JPY 9.92 billion losses compared with JPY 8.62 billion profit a year earlier. Sales were JPY 74.695 billion, down 8% from a year earlier. The company suffered an operating loss because total selling, general and administrative expenses include fixed expenses exceeded gross profit. The company expects operating profit of JPY 40 billion for fiscal year ending March 2015. The company left unchanged its forecast for a JPY 20 billion net profit on sales of JPY 590 billion for the year to March 2015.

Nintendo Co. Ltd. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Jul 30, 2014

Nintendo Co. Ltd. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results on Jul 30, 2014

Nintendo to Cut Jobs in Germany

Nintendo is to slash at least 130 jobs in Germany as it closes its Bavarian headquarters and adapts its European arm to the 'rapidly changing business environment'. The company will run its German operations from its Frankfurt office, closing and selling off its site in Groostheim losing up to 200 jobs from across the two sites.

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