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  • Even so, Japan's biggest auto maker by volume predicted a second-half rebound and raised its full-year net-profit target by nearly 40%.

    Toyota's Earnings Slide 99%

  • Mr. Vogel said the net-profit figure was buoyed by a much lower-than-forecast tax rate, which—among other things—benefited from a tax-free profit at the company's Bermuda operations.

    Hannover Re's Profit Edges Up

  • Hannover Re said it now expects a net profit of around €500 million for 2011, down its previous net-profit target of €650 million, as its full-year budget for major claims of €530 million has already been used up after the first quarter.

    Hannover Re's Profit Drops 65%

  • In contrast with giant Toyota Motor —which owns 51% of Daihatsu and last week slashed its net-profit forecast for the fiscal year through March by more than half—Daihatsu upgraded its profit forecast to $641 million in October, a 35% jump from its previous estimate.

    Small Is Beautiful for Japan's Daihatsu

  • Terumo slumped 4.1% after the medical-equipment maker lowered its fiscal-year net-profit outlook.

    Tokyo, Egypt Tumble; Europe Rises

  • LBBW analysts wrote that the lowered net-profit guidance "might disappoint investors."

    Hannover Re's Profit Drops 65%

  • For the full fiscal year ending in March, JFE revised down its net-profit outlook to ¥20 billion from ¥80 billion.

    Japanese Steelmakers Post Weak Results

  • The company provides net-profit figures only for the first half and the full year.

    High Oil Prices Lift Cnooc Revenue 23%

  • Citing the price cut as a factor, Nintendo cut its net-profit forecast to ¥20 billion from ¥110 billion for this fiscal year.

    Nintendo Plays Risky Game

  • T-Mobile USA reported declines in second-quarter sales and operating profit, but its performance is only included in Deutsche Telekom's net-profit figure because it is already classed as a discontinued operation.

    Europe Drags on Deutsche Telekom


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