Hitachi Ltd. said its normalized net income for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30 came to ¥5.64 per share, a gain from ¥5.39 per share in the year-earlier period.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was ¥27.26 billion, an increase from ¥26.02 billion in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin rose to 1.3% from 1.2% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue increased year over year to ¥2.136 trillion from ¥2.083 trillion, and total operating expenses climbed from the prior-year period to ¥2.056 trillion from ¥2.027 trillion.
Reported net income grew 167.4% year over year to ¥28.82 billion, or ¥5.97 per share, from ¥10.78 billion, or ¥2.23 per share.
As of Aug. 29, US$1 was equivalent to ¥103.87.