Tokyo, Japan – October 27, 2005 – Trend Micro, Inc. (TSE: 4704, NASDAQ:
TMIC), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and
services, today announced earnings results for the third quarter 2005.
Trend Micro posted consolidated net sales of 18.0 billion Yen (or US $161.6 million,
111.24 JPY = 1USD), operating income of 6.9 billion Yen (or US $61.7 million) and
net income of 4.4 billion Yen (or US $39.4 million) for the quarter. These figures
reflect 13 percent growth in net sales compared to the same period a year ago.
The company continued to enjoy steady growth around the world, led by a 29 percent
year-over-year revenue increase in North America and 20 percent in Asia. North
America's Q3 performance also featured a 20 percent increase in revenue compared
to the previous quarter. Much of the company's worldwide growth was buoyed by
strong sales in client/server solutions, which experienced a 41 percent surge in global
revenue year-over-year. This growth was especially evident in the Asia-Pacific
region, where sales of Trend Micro's client/server solutions jumped 51 percent from
the same period a year ago. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA),
client/server sales rose 33 percent.