Distribution of Profits

Year-end Dividend (FY2021.12)
57.00 yen
Effective date March 30, 2022

Basic Policy on the Allocation of Profits

The basic policy of the Company is to continue the stable distribution of profits to shareholders with an emphasis on continual dividends with a dividend payout ratio of around 35% according to the operating results, while considering the necessity of strengthening the management structure and research and development and capital investment for the launch of a new business from a long-term perspective, among other necessities.

Dividend Payout Ratio

(yen)
2017/12
2018/12
2019/12
2020/12

2021/12

Interim
25
25
25
25

25

Year-end
25
35
43
25

57

Annual
50
60
68
50

82

Payout ratio
45.7%
35.8%
32.8%
56.3%
33.0%
* The stock split is not implemented during the period in the above table.

Status of processing and holding of acquired treasury stock

2020/12 Number of treasury shares held
4,927,591
2021/1~12 Number of treasury shares aqcuired

212

2021/1~12 Treasured shares
1,066,500
2021/12 Number of treasury shares held
3,861,303

Shareholder benefits

There is currently no shareholder special benefit program.