Toshiba Withdraws Forecasts, Cancels Dividend on Accounting Probe

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Toshiba Withdraws Forecasts, Cancels Dividend on Accounting Probe

byPavel AlpeyevTakashi Amano

May 8, 2015

Toshiba Corp. withdrew its earnings forecasts for last year and won’t pay a year-end dividend after finding improper accounting on infrastructure projects.

A third-party committee is also being formed to further investigate the matter, the Tokyo-based company said Friday. The company had projected net income of 120 billion yen ($1 billion) on sales of 6.7 trillion yen in the year ended March. It’s German-traded shares plunged. Continue reading