Consolidated revenue for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, increased by 4.6% to 970.6 billion yen, due to the revenue increases in the security services, fire protection services, medical services, insurance services and BPO and ICT services segments.
Costs of revenue increased by 5.0% to 652.6 billion yen, equivalent to 67.2% of revenue, up from 67.0% in the previous fiscal year. Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses increased by 3.9% to 182.5 billion yen. SG&A expenses was equivalent to 18.8% of revenue, down from 18.9% in the previous fiscal year. As a consequence, operating profit increased by 3.4% to 135.4 billion yen.
Non-operating income decreased by 41.2% or 9.2 billion yen, mainly due to the decrease in net gains on private equity investment in the U.S. etc., and non-operating expenses decreased by 33.0% or 2.1 billion yen reflecting the decreases in losses on sales and disposal of fixed assets and provision of allowance for doubtful accounts. As a consequence, ordinary profit decreased 1.8% to 144.3 billion yen.
Income before income taxes went up by 1.7% to 144.2 billion yen, mainly due to the increase in gain on sales and disposal of fixed assets and the inclusion of overseas income tax-related income, which increased extraordinary profit by 378.6% or 1.9 billion yen from the preceding fiscal year, and impairment losses on fixed assets of 2.7 billion yen in extraordinary losses in the previous fiscal year.
Total income taxes (the total of income taxes - current and income taxes – deferred) were 45.4 billion yen, down 0.4% or 0.1 billion yen, comparing to the previous fiscal year. Total income taxes were equivalent to 31.5% of income before income taxes, down from 32.2% in the previous fiscal year. Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests totaled 11.7billion yen, decreased by 1.9% or 0.2 billion yen. As a result, net income attributable to owners of the parent increased by 3.4% to 86.9 billion yen, equivalent to 9.0% of revenue, down from 9.1% in the previous fiscal year.