Statements of Cash Flows

Consolidated statement of cash flows

(unit: thousands of yen)
Cash flows from operating activities
Profit before tax5,066,6655,854,695
Depreciation and amortization2,386,8062,295,534
Finance income and finance costs-2,4241,830
Decrease (increase) in trade and other receivables-160,658-797,616
Decrease (increase) in inventories2,36574,248
Decrease (increase) in advances paid-4,950,632-8,716,128
Decrease (increase) in advance payments-cost of maintenance service-2,155,231-2,126,638
Increase (decrease) in trade and other payables-222,208316,849
Increase (decrease) in contract liabilities9,342,65313,190,400
Increase (decrease) in retirement benefit liability55,800208,211
Interest and dividends received6,60026,307
Interest paid-10,345-26,009
Income taxes paid-1,824,538-1,220,799
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities6,348,2418,982,557
Cash flows from investing activities
Purchase of property, plant and equipment-1,481,269-884,934
Purchase of intangible assets-117,385-125,200
Purchase of investments-1,223,423-328,886
Proceeds from sales of investments-287,070
Purchase of investments accounted for using equity method-140,000-899,931
Proceeds from sale of investments accounted for using equity method-18,200
Payments of leasehold and guarantee deposits-281,156-27,812
Proceeds from refund of leasehold and guarantee deposits387,028207,703
Payments for asset retirement obligations-280,890-199,545
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities-3,131,212-1,938,176
Cash flows from financing activities
Net increase (decrease) in short-term borrowings-25,000-
Repayments of long-term borrowings-200,000-200,000
Proceeds from other financial liabilities-2,451,000
Payments of other financial liabilities--313,898
Dividends paid-797,416-1,000,454
Repayments of lease liabilities-1,221,661-785,873
Payments for acquisition of interests in subsidiaries from non-controlling interests-248,475-
Proceeds from sale of interests in subsidiaries to non-controlling interests1,200,577-
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities-1,299,936147,559
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents-1,4551,917
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents1,915,6377,193,858
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period18,155,90320,071,540
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period20,071,54027,265,398