Actual dividend payments
※The Company implemented a 5-for-1 stock split on October 1, 2016. The figures reflect the impact of this stock split and have had their values retroactively adjusted.
The dividend payment is basically linked with the financial results. We set a rough target of attaining a payout ratio to profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent of around 15%.
Furthermore, we take into consideration the importance of continuity and stability of dividend payments by establishing to provide a minimum annual dividend of ¥2 per share.
At the moment, we have no preferential treatment program for shareholders. Our basic policy is to return our profits by means of dividend payments.