For the year to March, Nintendo, which is known for such game characters as Mario and Zelda, said on Thursday it now expects its operating profit to total 460 billion yen, up from its previous forecast of 420 billion yen.
The latest outlook compares with the consensus of 456.5 billion yen in a poll of 21 analysts by Reuters Estimates.
This doesn't look good... 7974 is down 2%, while the Nikkei is up 274 points. It's been trending lower all day (see 7974:jp on www.bloomberg.com). Earning are sure to be great, but is guidance going to be that conservative?