YOKOHAMA, Japan (July 26, 2018) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the three-month period to June 30, 2018.

For the first quarter of the fiscal year, Nissan generated an operating profit of 109.1 billion yen on net revenues of 2.72 trillion yen, equivalent to an operating margin of 4.0%. Profitability in the period was largely impacted by rising raw material costs and foreign exchange movements. First quarter net income fell by 14.1% to 115.8 billion yen.


First Quarter Financial Highlights

The following table summarizes Nissan’s financial results for the three-month period to June 30, 2018, calculated under the equity accounting method for the group’s China joint venture.


(TSE report basis – China JV equity basis)


Yen in billions

First Quarter FY 2017

First Quarter FY 2018

% change year on year





Operating profit




Operating margin %



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Ordinary profit




Net income1





On a management pro forma basis, which includes the proportionate consolidation of results from Nissan’s joint venture operation in China, operating profit was 154.4 billion yen, equivalent to an operating margin of 5.1%, and net income1 reached 115.8 billion yen.


Sales performance

In the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, global unit sales dropped 3.0% to 1.31 million units.

In Japan, Nissan’s sales fell by 0.8% to 130,000 units. The total industry volume fell by 1.0% to 1.19 million units compared to the previous year resulting in Nissan’s market share remaining flat at 10.9%.