Trend Micro Reports Third Quarter Results
TOKYO, Nov. 8, 2012 -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704; TYO 4704), the global leader in cloud security,announced earnings results for the third quarter 2012, ending September 30, 2012.For the third quarter, Trend Micro posted consolidated net sales of 23,836 million Yen (or US $303 million, 78.62 JPY= 1USD). The company posted operating income of 6,108 million Yen (or US $77 million) and net income of 4,196million Yen (or US $53 million) for the quarter.
This was an important quarter for Trend Micro when it came to putting product strategy and development behindwhat we know about advanced persistent threats. We bolstered our threat infrastructure
the Smart ProtectionNetwork
using big data analytics and new advanced capabilities to identify security threats across a broader rangeof data sources to stop threats faster than ever before. On the consumer front, we leveraged our cloud leadership tobroaden our strategy beyond internet security, not only introducing our flagship consumer product, Titanium 2013, but
launching new mobile solutions that protect consumers in all aspects of their digital lives,” said Eva Chen, CEO.
Based on information currently available to the company, consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter endingDecember 31, 2012 is expected to be 24,100 million Yen (or US $305 million, based on an exchange rate of 79 JPY= 1USD). Operating income and net income are expected to be 5,400 million Yen (or US $68 million) and 2,300million Yen (or US $29 million), respectively.Growth rate figures are calculated from Japanese Yen results. Some discrepancy may therefore be noted in USDollar comparisons owing to fluctuations in currency conversion rates.
Q3 2012 Business Highlights
In response to advanced persistent threats, Trend Micro announced the latest iteration of its cloud-based securityinfrastructure, the Smart Protection Network, incorporating advanced big data analytic capabilities that enable TrendMicro to identify new security threats across a broader range of data sources, delivering global threat intelligence thatstops threats faster.This fall, Trend Micro announced a broad consumer strategy that includes the 2013 versions of its family of consumer products, Trend
Micro™ Titanium™ Internet Security 2013,
which promises consumers "Protection Made Easy," andcombines state-of-the-art protection from cyber threats for home desktop and mobile devices. As part of this newstrategy, Trend Micro announced a new mobile portfolio that includes:
Trend Micro™ Longevity™ for Android™ andTrend Micro™ Backup and Restore