Our philosophy of returning profits to shareholders
The Company views the distribution of profits to shareholders as one of its key management priorities. Our basic policy regarding profit distribution is to provide stable dividends in line with income growth while securing an appropriate level of retained earnings necessary for future growth and dealing with changes in the business environment.
Dividends per Share and Dividend Payout Ratio
Notes: 1.Starting from FY2014, the Company changed its fiscal year-end from March 31 to December 31. 2. From FY2016, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is applied.Information for FY2015 is also presented in line with IFRS.