Returning Profits to Shareholders
The Company strives to carry out its operations worldwide from a global perspective and to increase its corporate value. With respect to the redistribution of profits to its shareholders, which we consider to be one of the most important management issues, the Company’s basic policy is to determine such distributions after taking into account, among others, its retained earnings for future growth and consolidated earnings performance based on a long-term perspective. With respect to dividends, the Company will strive to pay stable and continuous dividends aiming at a consolidated dividend payout ratio of approximately 30%. The Company may also acquire its own shares at a timing that it deems optimal, with the goal of improving efficiency of the Company’s capital structure and implementing a flexible capital strategy.
The Company’s basic policy for dividends is to make semiannual distributions (an interim dividend and a year-end dividend). The Company may determine dividends from surplus by a resolution of the Board of Directors.
Dividend Per Share
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* Expectation as of May 13, 2022
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