Nikon Sees 26% Hike In 1st-Half Sales Volume

By Greg Tarr On Nov 2 2012 - 12:41pm

Tokyo – Nikon said it saw its first-half sales volume climb 26 percent with interchangeable-lens-type cameras and lenses rising 21 percent for the period ending Sept. 30.

Net sales for the first half were $4.74 billion (381 billion yen), up $703 million (56.5 billion yen) from the same period last year

Operating income was $521 million (41.8 billion yen), down $69.7 million (5.6 billion yen) from the same period last year.

Nikon said it sold 3,450,000 interchangeable cameras in the period, up 720,000 from a year ago; 4,770,000 interchangeable lenses, up 840,000 from a year ago; and 8,260,000 compact cameras, up 400,000 from a year ago.

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