Honda's (HMC) FQ3 operating profit fell 65% to ¥44.3B ($580M), far short of the ¥81.2B...

|About: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC)|By:, SA News Editor

Honda's (HMC) FQ3 operating profit fell 65% to ¥44.3B ($580M), far short of the ¥81.2B consensus. The company expects full-year operating profit to be down 65% as well to ¥200B vs. ¥283B consensus. Natural disasters in Japan and Thailand hurt the automaker, as did a strong yen.