Dividend Information

Dividend Policy

Stable dividend increases with the aim of achieving a dividend payout ratio* of around 35% (aiming for dividend payout ratio of 40% by 2025)

  • The dividend payout ratio is calculated by deducting one-time gains and losses (net of tax), such as business portfolio restructuring and impairment losses, from net income attributable to owners of the parent company.
Interim Dividend Year-end Dividend
Date of record June 30 December 31
Payment date Late August - Early September The following business day of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Historical Data on Dividends per Share

(yen / %) < IFRS >
2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Interim Dividend 53 54.0 55.0 56.0 66.0(E)
Year-end Dividend 53 55.0 58.0 65.0 66.0(E)
Total Dividend 106 109.0 113.0 121.0 132.0(E)
Basic earnings per share 196.5 302.9 299.1 323.8 376.0(E)
Dividend payout ratio 53.9 36.0 34.6 37.0 38.0(E)
  • Basic earnings per share is calculated based on the average total number of shares outstanding during the term. The total number of shares outstanding is exclusive of treasury shares. The shares of the Company held by Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. as trust property for stock compensation are included in the treasury shares to be deducted in the calculation.

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