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On February 14, Toshiba will reveal extent of U.S. nuclear business writedown

nuclear-costsToshiba to unveil extent of U.S. nuclear business writedown on February 14 , Reuters 24 Feb 17 Japan’s Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said it will unveil the extent of the writedown on its U.S. nuclear business on Feb. 14 when it reports its results for the quarter ended Dec. 31.

The laptops-to-engineering conglomerate, still recovering from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal two years ago, shocked investors in December by announcing major cost overruns at the U.S. nuclear business it bought in 2015. …….

Last week, media reported the troubled Japanese firm may unveil a writedown of as much as 700 billion yen ($6.18 billion) for its nuclear business……… rating agency Standard and Poor’s downgraded Toshiba’s debt to CCC+, or vulnerable to nonpayment, from B, and put the company’s credit watch on negative. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-toshiba-accounting-writedown-idUSKBN1580QV

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January 25, 2017 - Posted by | business and costs, Japan

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