Explanation of Forecast of Consolidated Financial Results and Other Forward-Looking Information The Company announced the earnings forecast for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022. The Net sales is expected to be ¥700,000 million, an increase of 5.0% from the previous fiscal year. Despite factoring in the pullback in the game business due to the big hit in the previous fiscal year, the Net sales of the advertising business and media business are expected to grow in revenue. Also, the Consolidated operating income and the Consolidated ordinary income are expected to be ¥70,000 million due to the pullback in the game business which has high operating profit margin. Accordingly, the Profit attributable to shareholders of parent is expected to be ¥25,000 million. While continuously investing in "ABEMA", the TV for the future, The CyberAgent Group aim to grow steadily in the medium to long-term.
The Company recognizes that the return of profits to shareholders is an important management priority and intends to continue to pay dividends along with increasing the value of our shares over the medium to long-term through business growth and improving capital efficiency. Since the fiscal year 2016, the Company has been investing in "ABEMA," the TV for the future, to develop it into the medium to long-term pillar, and set "DOE 5% or more" as a management indicator from the fiscal year 2017, to gain a medium to long-term support from our shareholders even during the investment period. Therefore, according to the announcement of the full-year earnings forecast for the fiscal year 2022, the year-end dividend forecast is 14 yen to achieve the DOE of 5% or more. We will submit this matter to the 25th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in December 2022.The above forecast is based on our expectations and assumptions as of the date the forecast was made. Our actual results could differ materially from those listed in this forecast because of various uncertainties.
*The earnings forecast is based on our expectations and assumptions as of the date the forecast was made. The actual results may differ materially from those described in this forecast due to various risks and uncertainties.