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Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited: Notice of the Revised Forecast of Consolidated Financials for FY2020 (IFRS)
29-Oct-2020 / 07:01 CET/CEST
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Notice of the Revised Forecast of Consolidated Financials for FY2020 (IFRS)
Osaka, Japan, October 29, 2020 - Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) ("Takeda") announced today, the revised forecast of the full year consolidated financials for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, as below.
1. Revised Forecast for Full Year Consolidated Financials for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2021
(millions of yen)
|Net profit attributable
to owners of
|Previous Forecast (A)*
|Revised Forecast (B)
* Announced on July 31, 2020.
2. Reasons for Revision
The revenue forecast has been decreased by 50.0 billion JPY, or 1.5%, versus the previous forecast to 3,200.0 billion JPY. This is mainly due to changes in the assumptions of foreign exchange rates reflecting the trend towards appreciation of the yen.
The Operating Profit forecast has been increased by 39.0 billion JPY, or 9.9%, to 434.0 billion JPY. This reflects assumptions for one-time gains from several announced divestitures that were not included in the previous forecast but are now expected to be recognized within the current fiscal year, with the exception of the sale of shareholdings in Takeda Consumer Healthcare Company Limited*1. These divestiture gains are non-recurring items and unrelated to our ongoing operations, and therefore do not affect our Core Operating Profit forecast, which remains unchanged at 984.0 billion JPY. Although there is a negative impact to Core Operating Profit from foreign exchange rate fluctuations, this is expected to be absorbed by business momentum underpinned by cost synergies and efficiencies.
The net profit for the period attributable to owners of the Company forecast has been increased by 32.0 billion JPY, or 34.8%, to 124.0 billion JPY, primarily due to the increase in profit before tax and updated tax rate assumptions.
*1 In August 2020, Takeda announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest Takeda Consumer Healthcare Company Limited ("TCHC"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda focused on the consumer health care market primarily in Japan, to Blackstone for a total value of 242.0 billion JPY*2. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2021, subject to customary legal and regulatory closing conditions. Takeda anticipates a pre-tax gain of approximately 140.0 billion JPY on the sale of shares of TCHC, to be recognized when the transfer of shares is executed and completed, however, it is not included in the revised forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. Takeda will continue to assess the appropriate timing of inclusion of this event into its forecast, in consideration of the certainty of exact timing of deal closing.
*2 Enterprise value. Actual transfer price will be determined after adjustment for items including net debt and working capital.
3. Management Guidance
There are no changes to Management Guidance.
||Guidance as of
July 31, 2020
|Guidance as of
October 29, 2020
|Underlying Revenue Growth
|Underlying Core Operating Profit Growth
|Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin
|Underlying Core EPS Growth
About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people's lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries.
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