Contacts: Japan: Yoji Maruo U.K.: Yuki Maeda Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi Europe Ltd.
+81-3-5208-9324 +44-1628-585714 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hitachi Announces Recognizing Extraordinary Item on an Unconsolidated Basis Tokyo, November 7, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that the company plans to post an extraordinary gain of 41.1 billion yen on the sale of investments in securities, resulting from the sale of a portion of Western Digital Corporation common stock that Hitachi owned, on an unconsolidated basis for the three months ending December 31, 2013.
About Hitachi, Ltd. Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) totaled 9,041 billion yen ($96.1 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material & components, automotive systems and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com .