Mixed news about Olympus/Panasonic/Canon/Fuji

We got a couple of financial news a rumor and an interview to report:

Panasonic full year financial report: Net sales and operating profit increased (43rumors)
Olympus financial report discloses Olympus will keep focusing on high end mirrorless (43rumors).
Canon to reframe the business, scared by further smartphone disruption, report suggests (CanonWatch).
Fujifilm X-T2 Bug Fix Firmware Coming (Fujirumors).
Sony interview at IR: “The 400mm f/2.8 GM will be light and easy to handle” (Imaging Resource).

As a reminder: Next week Fuji will announce a new XT100 camera. Sony should announce a new RX camera in June. Still no news from other companies.

Nikon financial report shows they missed their imaging business forecast

Nikon’s big step into the Full Frame mirrorless camera has still to happen and they better hurry. According to their latest financial report published today things don’t look that good. They missed their forecast for the imaging business due to missed sales volumes in the compact camera segment.

Revenue and profit is expected to keep going down in their 2019 forecast:

via Nikoneye