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February 1, 2008
Notification of Revision of Earnings and Dividend Forecast (Fiscal Year 2007)
DISCO Corporation today released a revised earnings and dividend payment forecast for Fiscal Year 2007 previously released on November 12, 2007. This revision is as follows:
1. Revised forecast of consolidated earnings for Fiscal Year 2007
(From April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008)
(Millions of yen)  
  Previous forecast (A)
(As of Nov.12,2007)
Revised forecast (B) Amount of change
(B) - (A)
Percent of change (Reference)
Fiscal Year 2006
Consolidated
Sales 97,200 94,500 (2,700) (2.8%) 86,160
Operating Income 21,900 20,900 (1,000) (4.6%) 19,524
Ordinary Profit 21,900 21,000 (900) (4.1%) 19,667
Net Income 12,800 12,300 (500) (3.9%) 10,936
Earnings per Share
(Yen)
376.68 361.96 (14.72) (3.9%) 322.32
2. Revised forecast of non-consolidated earnings for Fiscal Year 2007
(From April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008)
Early this year DISCO Corporation reviewed the orders and inquiries received from all sales areas and capital expenditure plans of customers and revised the earnings forecast as follows:
(Millions of yen)  
  Previous forecast (A)
(As of Nov.12,2007)
Revised forecast (B) Amount of change
(B) - (A)
Percent of change (Reference)
Fiscal Year 2006
Non-consolidated
Sales 77,700 75,200 (2,500) (3.2%) 70,832
Operating Income 17,400 16,200 (1,200) (6.9%) 16,642
Ordinary Profit 19,200 18,200 (1,000) (5.2%) 19,038
Net Income 11,500 10,800 (700) (6.1%) 10,761
Earnings per Share
(Yen)
338.42 317.81 (20.61) (6.1%) 317.18
Note: The forecasts above were based on information available at the time of announcement. Actual performance may differ from this forecast owing to a variety of factors.
3. Revised dividend forecast
(Yen)  
Dividend per share Previous forecast
(As of Nov. 12, 2007)
Revised forecast
Fiscal Year 2007
(Reference)
Actual Fiscal Year 2006
Interim 35 35 30
Year-end 41 38 45(*)
For a year 76 73 75(*)
* including 10 yen 70th anniversary commemorative dividend
4. Reason for the revision
DISCO Corporation revised the dividend forecast responding to the revision of earnings forecast for Fiscal Year 2007.
DISCO Corporation revised its dividend policy on February 2006 as a result of a resolution by its Board of Directors. The dividend payout ratio was set at 20% of consolidated net income.
Contact: Keizo Sekiya
Phone: 81-3-4590-1099
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