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Nidec Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2010

KYOTO, Japan, Jan. 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nidec Corporation (NYSE:NJ) today announced consolidated results under U.S. GAAP for the third quarter (October-December 2010) and nine months (April-December 2010) of its fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.
/ Source: GlobeNewswire

KYOTO, Japan, Jan. 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nidec Corporation (NYSE:NJ) today announced consolidated results under U.S. GAAP for the third quarter (October-December 2010) and nine months (April-December 2010) of its fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.

The following are the highlights:

  • Nine-month Operating Income Up Over 40% Y/Y to a Record High.
  • General Motors* (including formerly Emerson Motors & Controls operations) Nine-month Operating Income Swung to Positive.
  • Projected Year-end Dividend and Annual Dividend Revised Upward to 45 Yen (Up 5 Yen), and 85 Yen, Respectively.

* The product group previously classified as "Mid-size Motors" has been renamed "General Motors," reflecting the inclusion of Large-size motor lines of U.S. Emerson's Motors & Controls operations (acquisition transaction completed on Sep. 30, 2010).

Full copy of the financial statements for Nidec's third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2010: http://www.nidec.co.jp/english/ir/lib/indexdata2/2011/Q3_3.pdf

A conference call webcast (audio-only, user-control slides attached) discussing Nidec's financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2010 is scheduled for 09:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, January 25, 2011. To listen to the webcast, please visit Nidec website at:  http://www.nidec.co.jp/english/ir/information/FY10Q3

About Nidec Corporation

Nidec Corporation (NYSE:NJ) (Tokyo/Osaka: 6594) is a global leader in electric motor drive technology. For the nine months ended December 31, 2010, "Small Precision Motors" and "General Motors" represented 65.5% of the total sales; "Electronic and Optical Components," "Machinery," and "Others" comprised the remainder. Nidec was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1973 by Shigenobu Nagamori, its current President and CEO.

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CONTACT: Masahiro Nagayasu General Manager Investor Relations +81-75-935-6140 ir@jp.nidec.com