Shareholder Information : Dividend and Shareholder Return
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)
Acquisition of Treasury Stock
|Acquisition period||Number of shares(Shares)||Total amount(billion yen) *|
|Feb 17, 2022 to Nov 29, 2022||20,225,300||100.0|
|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|
There has been no stock split in the past 10 years.