OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Thursday, 27. July 2023
No Change to Full-Year Forecasts or Management Guidance
Revenue Growth of +8.9% at Actual Exchange Rate (AER); +3.7% Growth at Constant Exchange Rate (CER), Driven by Growth & Launch Products (+16.2% at CER)
Reported Operating Profit Growth of +12.0% at AER; Core Operating Profit Decline of -2.0% at CER Reflecting Generic Impact, Lower Demand for Coronavirus Vaccines and Increased Investment in R&D and Data & Technology
Core Operating Profit Margin of 30.8%
Anticipated Pipeline Advances with 8 Key Regulatory Decisions Expected by End of FY2023, Furthering Commitment to Delivering Life-transforming Medicines to Patients
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced strong financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 (period ended June 30, 2023).
Takeda chief financial officer, Costa Saroukos, commented:
“Our Growth & Launch Products continued to drive revenue growth in the first quarter of FY2023, contributing to a core operating profit margin of 30.8%. While we still anticipate headwinds affecting our business this fiscal year, largely due to generic competition, we remain confident of a return to growth in the near-term.
“Our growing product portfolio and innovative pipeline demonstrate the value of our strategic investments to strengthen our long-term competitiveness and enable our vision of discovering and delivering life-transforming treatments.”
Results for FY2023 Q1 Ended June 30, 2023
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(a) Further information regarding certain of Takeda’s Non-IFRS measures is posted on Takeda’s investor relations website at https://www.takeda.com/investors/financial-results/.
(b) We define Free Cash Flow as cash flows from operating activities, subtracting acquisition of property, plant and equipment (“PP&E”), intangible assets and investments as well as removing any other cash that is not available to Takeda’s immediate or general business use, and adding proceeds from sales of PP&E, as well as from sales of investments and businesses, net of cash and cash equivalents divested.
(c) Core results adjust our reported results calculated and presented pursuant to IFRS to exclude the effect of items unrelated to Takeda’s core operations, such as, to the extent applicable for each line item, non-recurring items, purchase accounting effects and transaction related costs, as well as amortization and impairment of intangible assets and other operating income and expenses.
(d) Actual Exchange Rate is presented in “AER” (which is presented in accordance with IFRS). Constant Exchange Rate (CER) change eliminates the effect of foreign exchange rates from year-over-year comparisons by translating Reported or Core results for the current period using corresponding exchange rates in the same period of the previous fiscal year.
FY2023 Outlook (unchanged from May 2023)
Core Change at CER
Low-single-digit % decline
Reported Operating Profit
Core Operating Profit
Low-10s % decline
Reported Net Profit
Reported EPS (Yen)
Core EPS (Yen)
Low-20s % decline
Free Cash Flow*
400.0 - 500.0
Annual Dividend per Share (Yen)
*Free Cash Flow guidance reflects expenditures related to the acquisition of TAK-279 from Nimbus (USD 1.0 billion) and in-licensing of fruquintinib from HUTCHMED (USD 400 million). In FY2022, Takeda paid USD 3.0 billion out of USD 4.0 billion upfront payment related to the acquisition of TAK-279. For the remaining USD 1.0 billion payment, Takeda paid USD 0.9 billion in April 2023, with USD 0.1 billion to be paid in August 2023.
Additional Information About Takeda’s Q1 Earnings Results
For more details on Takeda’s FY2023 Q1 results and other financial information, including key assumptions in FY2023 forecast and management guidance, please visit: https://www.takeda.com/investors/financial-results/.
For more information on Takeda’s commercial progress across the five key business areas and pipeline updates, please visit: https://takeda.info/qr2023_q1_qfr_en
Takeda is focused on creating better health for people and a brighter future for the world. We aim to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments in our core therapeutic and business areas, including gastrointestinal and inflammation, rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, oncology, neuroscience and vaccines. Together with our partners, we aim to improve the patient experience and advance a new frontier of treatment options through our dynamic and diverse pipeline. As a leading values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Japan, we are guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Our employees in approximately 80 countries and regions are driven by our purpose and are grounded in the values that have defined us for more than two centuries. For more information, visit www.takeda.com.
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