Tokyo, Japan – April 16, 2004 - Trend Micro (TSE: 4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today announced that the forecast of financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2004, is revised as set forth below.
(in millions of yen)
|Net Sales||Operating Income||Net Income|
|Forecast previously published ( A )(December 31, 2011)||12,200||3,600||2,100|
|Revision made ( B )||13,621||5,140||3,141|
|Year of 2011
Amount of increase ( B - A )
|Ratio of increase or decrease||12%||43%||50%|
The company has decided to revise its forecasts because it is expected that net sales will deviate by more than 10% and operating income and net income will deviate by more than 30% from the previous forecasts, respectively. This deviation is due to an increase in demand for antivirus products caused by outbreaks of several potent viruses such as "NETSKY".
The company will disclose the details of its results for the first quarter of fiscal year ending December 31, 2004, on the day of its financial results announcement, April 20th, 2004.
Certain statements that we make in this release are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon management's current assumptions and beliefs in light of the information currently available to it, but involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties.
Many important factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements. These factors include:
We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
For more details regarding risk factors relating to our future performance, please refer to our filings with the SEC.
Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and consumers. A pioneer in server security with over 20 years' experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our customers' and partners' needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ cloud security infrastructure, our industry-leading cloud-computing security technology, products and services stop threats where they emerge, on the Internet, and are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts around the globe.
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