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Shareholder Dividend Policy

At JCM, we attach great importance to returning dividends to our shareholders. It is our policy to pay dividends that reflect our results while continuing to enhance group profitability and strengthen our financial position. The objective is to maintain stable dividend and we have pledged to keep a dividend payout ratio 30% and aim for a dividend on equity ratio of at least 2.0%.

Dividend

Dividend Record and Payment Dates

Interim dividend (record date: September 30), payment date: early December (*1)
Final dividend (record date: March 31st), payment date: early June (*2)

  • (*1)Varies depending on date of directors meeting, but generally early December.
  • (*2)Varies depending on decision at shareholder meeting, but generally next working day after meeting.

Dividend History (Per Share)

Fiscal year Interim dividend Final dividend Special dividend Total dividend
March 2015 8.5 JPY
(predicted)
8.5 JPY
(predicted)
- 17 JPY
(predicted)
March 2014 8 JPY 8 JPY - 16 JPY
March 2013 7 JPY 9 JPY 2 JPY (*3) 18 JPY
March 2012 7 JPY 7 JPY - 14 JPY
March 2011 7 JPY 7 JPY - 14 JPY
  • (*3)In March 2014, to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of our listing on the stock exchange in September 1993
    and express our gratitude to our shareholders, a special dividend of 2 JPY/share was paid.

Shareholder Special Benefit Plan

After careful consideration from various angles, we decided to close down the shareholder special benefit plan after end of fiscal 2009, shifting instead to cash bonuses based on our dividend policy.

Unpaid Dividends

If your dividend has yes to be paid, please contact our transfer agent, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, by contacting the branch below telephone or by post.

Transfer Agent Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Address: 2-8- 4 Izumi, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan, Postcode: 168-0063
Tel: +81 120-782-031 (lines open 9:00-17:00, closed weekends and holidays).

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