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Shareholder Returns

Returning Value to Shareholders

Taking account of strategic funding needs and earnings prospects, the Company aims for a consolidated dividend payout ratio of 50% on average in comparison with Core EPS to provide for a stable allocation of profit to all shareholders. In addition, internal reserves will be used to increase corporate value through investments to attain further growth in existing strategic domains and to identify future business opportunities.

Dividend History

Year Dividend (Yen per share) Payment Date (Y/M/D)
Interim Year-End Annual Interim Year-End
2017 29.00
(Forecast)
29.00
(Forecast)
58.00
(Forecast)
- -
2016 26.00 26.00 52.00 2016/09/01 2017/3/24
2015 26.00
  • Ordinary
    26.00
  • Special
    6.00
58.00 2015/09/01 2016/3/25
2014 22.00 26.00 48.00 2014/09/01 2015/03/27
2013 22.00 23.00 45.00 2013/08/30 2014/03/28
2012 20.00 20.00 40.00 2012/08/31 2013/03/28
2011 20.00 20.00 40.00 2011/09/01 2012/03/29

Shareholders of record on June 30 and December 31 are entitled to interim and year-end dividend payments, respectively.

Profit Distribution (Payout ratio in and after 2013 is on a core basis)

Profit Distribution