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Brother Industries, Ltd. manufactures and sells communications and printing equipment, home sewing machines, industrial sewing machines/machine tools, and online karaoke and related content worldwide. It operates through five segments: Printing & Solutions, Personal & Home, Machinery & Solution, Network & Contents, and Industrial Part. The Printing & Solutions segment offers laser printers, inkjet printers, fax machines, electronic stationeries, typewriters, labeling systems, and scanners. The Personal & Home segment provides home sewing and embroidery machines, and commercial embroidery machines. The Machinery & Solution segment offers industrial sewing machines; machine tools that are used in cutting small parts for automobiles, hard disc drives, and mobile phones; and garment printers. The Network & Contents segment provides online karaoke systems, fitness lesson systems for fitness studio, and applications for smart phones/tablets, as well as offers contents distribution services. The Industrial Part segment provides reducers and gears. In addition, it is involved in real estate, Web conferencing systems, and other areas of businesses. Brother Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.

33,118 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/8/14
Founded in 1908

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Brother Industries, Ltd. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year Ended March 31, 2015

Brother Industries, Ltd. announced consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales were ¥160,436 million against ¥139,312 million a year ago. Operating income was ¥16,490 million against ¥9,388 million a year ago. Current profits were ¥14,817 million against ¥5,874 million a year ago. Net income was ¥29,388 million against ¥1,336 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were ¥110.95 against ¥5.00 a year ago. Income before income taxes was ¥31,032 million against ¥5,896 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was ¥5,247 million against ¥6,406 million a year ago. Interest - bearing debt was ¥14,316 million against ¥30,401 million a year ago. The company reaffirmed earnings guidance for the year ended March 31, 2015. For the year ended March 31, 2015, the company expects net income of ¥49,000 million or ¥186.32 per share, current profits of ¥46,000 million, operating income of ¥50,000 million on net sales of ¥680,000 million. Capital expenditure of ¥41,100 million.

Brother Industries, Ltd. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Aug 04, 2014

Brother Industries, Ltd. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 3:10 PM, Tokyo Standard Time on Aug 04, 2014

Brother Industries, Ltd. Announces Board Changes

Brother Industries, Ltd. announced that at the board of directors meeting held on June 24, 2014, the company resolved to appoint Kazunari Uchida and Akira Yamada as Independent Advisory Committee Members. Soichi Matsuo and Takashi Oizumi, who had been members of the Independent Advisory Committee of Brother since June 2011, resigned from the Independent Advisory Committee at the close of the Board of Directors meeting. Kazunari Uchida presently working as Professor at Waseda University since 2006. Akira Yamada presently working in Miyake & Yamazaki Tokyo Office since 1997. Soichi Matsuno was nominated as the outside director of Brother at the 122nd ordinary general meeting of shareholders held on June 24, 2014.


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