Canon Inc (7751.T)
Thu, Jul 26 2018
* Q2 operating profit climbs 4.4 pct to 98 bln yen (Adds comments from executive, background)
TOKYO, July 26 Japan's Canon Inc reported a 4.4 percent rise in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, but lowered its full-year earnings outlook due to slower demand for its flat panel-making equipment.
* Analysts cautious about OLED panel-making equipment sales (Adds CFO comment, background)
TOKYO, April 25 Japan's Canon Inc reported a 5.3 percent rise in first-quarter operating profit on Wednesday due to strong demand of semiconductor-making equipment. The firm, which also makes of cameras and printers, posted operating profit of 77.1 billion yen ($707.14 million) for the three months through March, from a year-before profit of 73.2 billion yen.
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