Returns to Shareholders
The Company recognizes returns to shareholders to be an important management issue, and its basic policy is to provide an interim dividend and a year-end dividend with a combined consolidated payout ratio of 30% while retaining the internal reserves required for future business expansion and enhancement of management structure.
Status of Dividends
Annual dividends per share were 35 yen in the year ended March 31, 2021. The dividend forecast for the year ending March 31, 2022 is 36 yen per share. (As of April 30, 2021)
For convenience, the amounts of annual dividends per share are all shown as the amounts after the following share splits.
|Dividends per share||Remarks|
March 31, 2022
|18.00 yen||18.00 yen||36.00 yen|
March 31, 2021
(including a special dividend of 5.00 yen)
|17.00 yen||35.00 yen||1:2 share split
(November 1, 2020)
March 31, 2020
|11.00 yen||11.00 yen||22.00 yen|
March 31, 2019
|9.00 yen||11.50 yen||20.50 yen|
Purchase of Treasury Shares
The Company does not have any plans to purchase treasury shares at present.
Excluding purchases pursuant to Article 155, item (vii) of the Companies Act (purchase of shares less than one unit).
Cancellation of Treasury Shares
The Company does not have any plans to cancel treasury shares at present.
Shareholder Special Benefit Plans
The Company does not have any plans to implement shareholder special benefit plans at present.