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Canon reports a 16 percent rise in profit for quarter through December

Canon reports a 16 percent rise in profit for quarter through December

Japanese camera-maker Canon Inc. reported a 16 percent jump in profits for the quarter through December from the same period a year ago, amid healthy sales of digital cameras, copiers and printers.
Canon's group net profit for the October-December quarter totaled 125.6 billion yen (US$1 billion; euro780 million), up from 108 billion yen the same period in 2005, the Tokyo-based company said Monday.
Quarterly sales climbed 8.6 percent to 1.2 trillion yen (US$9.9 billion; euro7.7 billion) from 1.1 trillion yen the previous year.
By sector, camera sales during the quarter surged nearly 17 percent on year, while sales of copying machines and other office imaging products rose about 7 percent. Laser beam printers and other computer peripherals jumped 10 percent from a year earlier.


Updated : 2021-06-18 07:25 GMT+08:00