Fujifilm announced that the profit in operation of the Imaging Division secured 2.3 billion yen (US$29.1M) despite the impact of stronger yen for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended in June.
Revenue of the division slid down 9.9% year-on-year to 73.58 billion yen (US$931.4 M). Total sales for April to June period fell 2.2% to 518.34 billion yen (US$6.56 B), operational profit down 27.8% to 20.94 billion yen (US$265.1 M), net profit down 82.7% to 2.5 billion yen (US$31.65 M). In the Imaging Division, photo-related sales notched down 3.7% to 47.8 billion yen (US$605.06 M). Sales of colour photo paper and inkjet consumables were favourable. In the digital imaging section sales fell 19.5% to 25.8 billion yen (US$326.6 M).