Net cash provided by operating activities for the current fiscal year amounted to 181.9 billion yen. Major factors of cash increase were income before income taxes of 128.8 billion yen and depreciation and amortization of 60.7 billion yen. Major factor of cash decrease was income taxes paid of 43.8 billion yen.
Net cash used in investing activities was 48.5 billion yen. Major factors of cash decrease were payments for purchases of investment securities of 55.9 billion yen, payments for purchases of tangible assets, including security equipment and control stations of 47.8 billion yen, and payments for purchases of intangible assets of 10.2 billion yen. Major factor of cash increase was proceeds from sales and redemptions of investment securities of 47.8 billion yen.
Net cash used in financing activities amounted to 49.3 billion yen. Major factors of cash decrease were dividends paid of 37.1 billion yen, repayments of lease obligations of 4.9 billion yen, decrease in bank loans, net of 3.9 billion yen, and payments for redemption of straight bonds of 2.9 billion. Major factor of cash increase was proceeds from long-term loans of 4.5 billion yen.