CORPORATE INFORMATION

Dividend Policy

The Company aims for uninterrupted and stable dividends while retaining sufficient earnings by taking into consideration each fiscal year's business performance, strengthening of financial structure, medium- to long-term business strategy and other factors in a comprehensive manner.

Changes in Dividends

Dividend per share
(yen)(*)
Total dividends
(millions yen)
Dividend payout ratio
(%)
FY2017 80 2,159 29.3
FY2016 80 2,159 31.8
FY2015 70 1,889 28.2
FY2014 60 1,619 24.5
FY2013 30 809 17.8
FY2012 30 865 20.2
FY2011 20 576 17.0
FY2010 20 576 18.3
FY2009 15 432 9.6
FY2008 15 432 14.2
FY2007 15 432 12.6
FY2006 10 288 14.3
FY2005 15 432 23.8
FY2004 10 288 12.3
FY2003 - - -
FY2002 - - -

*The Company conducted a 100-for-1 stock split of common stock on October 1, 2013 and a 2-for-1 stock split of common stock on April 1, 2015. Accordingly, the figures for previous fiscal years have been restated to give retroactive effect to the stock splits.

Purchase of Treasury Shares

Purchase dateTotal number of shares purchased
(shares) (*)
Total amount of purchase
(millions yen)
December 24, 2013 463,200 3,080