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Takeda Reports Solid Second Quarter FY2019 Results and Raises Profit Guidance for the Full Year
• FY2019 H1 revenue 1660.2 billion yen, up +88.5% versus prior year mainly due to acquisition of Shire and solid performance of 14 global growth brands

• Strong core operating profit* of 541.6 billion yen, up +155.5% versus FY2018 H1 and Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin of 32.2% driven by synergies, OPEX, and improved product mix

• Raising full year profit guidance to reflect strong business momentum

*NOTE: From FY2019 Q1, the term “Core Earnings” has been renamed “Core Operating Profit1”. The definitions are identical, only the terminology has changed.