Consolidated revenue for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, increased by 4.8%, to ¥881.0 billion, due to the revenue increases in the security services, fire protection services, medical services, insurance services, and information and communication related services segments.
Costs of revenue rose 5.1%, to ¥586.5 billion, equivalent to 66.6% of revenue, up from 66.4% in the previous fiscal year. Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses increased 4.2%, to ¥165.9 billion. SG&A expenses were equivalent to 18.8% of revenue, down from 18.9% in the previous fiscal year. As a consequence, operating profit increased 4.0%, to ¥128.5 billion.
Non-operating income decreased by 38.0%, or ¥6.9 billion, mainly due to a decrease in net gains on private equity investment in the U.S. etc. Ordinary profit decreased 1.4%, to ¥134.8 billion.
Income before income taxes went down by 4.6% to ¥121.4 billion, mainly due to recognition of impairment loss on fixed assets of ¥11.5 billion in extraordinary losses.
Total income taxes (the total of current income taxes and deferred income taxes) were ¥38.6 billion, down 10.4%, or ¥4.4 billion comparing to the previous fiscal year. Total income taxes were equivalent to 31.8% of income before income taxes, down from 33.9% in the previous fiscal year. Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests totaled ¥5.7 billion, a decrease of 34.4%, or ¥3.0 billion. As a result, net income attributable to owners of the parent rose 2.2%, to ¥77.0 billion, equivalent to 8.7% of revenue, down from 9.0% in the previous fiscal year.