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KOMATSU ANNOUNCES CONSOLIDATED RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2002 AND OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2003

The accompanying consolidated financial information is prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America.

Komatsu Ltd. posted consolidated net sales of ¥1,035 billion (US$7,789 million, at US$1=¥133) for fiscal 2002 ended March 31, 2002, down 5.5% from the previous fiscal year. Loss before income taxes for the fiscal year registered ¥106 billion (US$802 million). Net loss for the fiscal year amounted to ¥80 billion (US$606 million).


Millions of yen and US dollar, except per share amounts

 

2002


2001


2002



Net sales

¥1,035,891


¥1,096,369


$7,789



Japan

478,187


586,865


3,596



Overseas

557,704


509,504


4,193



Income (loss) before income taxes

(106,724)


20,064


(802)



Net income (loss)

(80,621)


6,913


(606)



Net income (loss) per share --- Basic

¥(84.46)


¥7.24


¢(63.5)



Last updated:2002/05/10 15:13


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2002/05/10

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