Return to Shareholders (Dividends)
Our basic policy has been to provide a stable financial foundation over the long term and return profit to our shareholders. We strive to meet the expectations of our shareholders, ensuring that dividends are determined based on a comprehensive consideration of factors including performance and dividend payout ratio.
Dividends and payout ratio
|The fiscal year ended March 31, 2019||The fiscal year ended March 31, 2020||The fiscal year ended March 31, 2021||The fiscal year ended March 31, 2022||The fiscal year ended March 31, 2023|
|Mid-term dividends (yen)||60.00||60.00||0||20.00||10.00|
|End-of-term dividends (yen)||60.00||70.00||45.00||10.00||20.00|
|Full-year dividend (yen)||120.00||130.00||45.00||30.00||30.00|
|Payout ratio (%)||36.3||30.0||29.1||54.3||36.7|
- The Group voluntarily complies with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) replacing the conventional Japanese GAAP standards, for its consolidated financial statements in its securities reports from the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022 (118th term).
Shareholder special benefits
We currently have no shareholder special benefit plan.