Financial Data : Dividend

Regarding the interests of shareholders as an important management priority, the Company follows a basic policy of strengthening our management base in preparation for future business developments while working to improve business results. In regard to distributing profits to shareholders, the Company conducts shareholder returns while maintaining an appropriate financial position and securing the internal reserves necessary to rebuild earning power mainly in our core businesses and for strategic growth investments to expand our solutions business, one of our growth businesses. In determining dividend payments, the Company comprehensively evaluates factors including business results, financial positions for the relevant fiscal period, medium-term earnings forecasts, investment plans, and cash flows. Based on these considerations, the Company strives to live up to the expectations of shareholders by striving to achieve continuous increases of dividend payment amount through a stable consolidated payout ratio of 40% by sustainably enhancing our corporate value.

Dividend per share(Yen)

Graph Dividend
(yen) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
(plan)
2nd Quarter End 27 40 60 70 70 80 80 50 85 85
Year End 30 60 70 70 80 80 80 60 85 85
Total 57 100 130 140 150 160 160 110 170 170

Acquisition of Treasury Stock

Acquisition period Number of shares(Shares) Total amount(billion yen) *
Feb 17, 2022 to Dec 13, 2022 25,000,000(up to) 100.0(up to)
Feb 18, 2019 to Sep 6, 2019 47,838,200 200.0
Feb 20, 2017 to Dec 7, 2017 31,565,900 150.0

*Amounts of less than hundred million yen are rounded off.

Cancellation of Treasury Stock

Cancellation period Number of shares(Shares)
Jan 21, 2020 47,838,200
Jan 19, 2018 51,565,900

Stock Split

There has been no stock split in the past 10 years.

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