Nintendo Releases Official Q3 Financial Highlights

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Nintendo has uploaded some new information to the investors relations site and surprisingly, not everything is bad news! Some areas could use some work here and there, but for the most part, Nintendo has improved in some areas compared to previous years. Take a look at the chart below:

(Apr.-Dec. ’09)
(Apr.-Dec. ’10)
(Apr.-Dec. ’11)
(Apr.-Dec. ’12)
(Apr.-Dec. ’13)
Net sales 1,182,177 807,990 556,166 543,033 499,120
Operating income 296,656 158,795 -16,408 -5,857 -1,578
Ordinary income 314,511 80,488 -66,027 22,756 55,566
Net income 192,601 49,557 -48,351 14,545 10,195
Net income per share (yen) 1,506.07 387.53 -378.10 113.75 79.73
Total assets 1,795,920 1,593,076 1,459,166 1,588,585 1,587,058
Total net assets 1,302,828 1,240,087 1,163,182 1,209,280 1,274,455
Capital adequacy ratio 72.5% 77.8% 79.7% 76.1% 80.3%

Now for the bad news:


The Wii U has only managed to sell about 5.86 million units (way short of its lifetime expected sales) while the 3DS has managed to pull off a staggering 42.74 million units!

Here are the nitty gritty details for the actual investors:

Earnings Release: Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2013

Notification of Acquisition of Treasury Shares

This is a sign of improvement! Don’t give up hope JUST yet!

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