This excerpt taken from the HIT 6-K filed Mar 17, 2008.
Extraordinary Items in Unconsolidated Basis and the Year-end Dividend
Tokyo, March 14, 2008 Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that the Board of Directors today decided to revise the Companys consolidated business forecasts for fiscal 2008, the year ending March 31, 2008, which were announced with operating results on February 5 this year and resolved the year-end dividend for fiscal 2007 as follows. The Company also announced plans to record extraordinary items on a non-consolidated basis. The year-end dividend applicable to fiscal 2007 is scheduled for final authorization by the Board of Directors in mid-May 2008.