( million yen)
2016/03 2017/03 2018/03 2019/03 2020/03
FY 1,149,4271,091,1951,114,7841,114,3081,100,039
3Q -811,613832,344836,617822,422
2Q -522,454528,503540,151532,266
1Q -262,866258,638268,366263,735
( million yen)
2016/03 2017/03 2018/03 2019/03 2020/03
FY 98,14496,85295,67293,23799,236
3Q -79,61680,87374,95883,353
2Q -46,25147,06245,04647,654
1Q -24,18723,43622,04627,611

* Business profit:
A profit indicator defined by Ajinomoto for administrative purposes
Sales -Cost of sales -Selling expenses, Research & development expenses and General & administrative expenses + Share of profit of associates and joint ventures

( million yen)
2016/03 2017/03 2018/03 2019/03 2020/03
FY 98,77886,68480,81954,69848,795
3Q -77,63679,37044,41849,274
2Q -44,02747,56744,00621,386
1Q -23,18723,96121,85426,992
( million yen)
2016/03 2017/03 2018/03 2019/03 2020/03
FY 80,93164,96668,17439,00428,969
3Q -56,37662,92029,54231,098
2Q -31,92836,27331,01112,347
1Q -16,17518,26916,06219,175
( million yen)
2016/03 2017/03 2018/03 2019/03 2020/03
FY 71,29253,06560,12429,69818,837
3Q -48,82855,45722,35123,169
2Q -27,03231,30126,0837,088
1Q -13,58315,74813,64416,476