[February 13, Sakura Financial News = Tokyo Rakuten (JQ; 4755) is the 13th, announced the financial results for the December 2011 period, operating income to be due to it was 71.3 billion yen of 12% year-on-year.Strengthening of smartphone services, strengthening of the expansion of opening stores, etc. and “Rakuten card” was successful.
Sales 379.9 billion yen, an increase of 10%, ordinary income ¥ 68.8 billion, an increase of 11%, net income was of 1.1 billion yen deficit (surplus for the same period last year to 34.9 billion yen).Deficit of net income has continued in that it has recorded such extraordinary loss due to the restructuring of the credit card business.
It should be noted that the company for the December 2012 period of full-year earnings forecast, for earnings forecast of Internet-related business and financial market trends is difficult, not described.[Ryo]