We have maintained a payout ratio of around 40%,
amid favorable business results.
Following favorable business results, dividends per share have increased for eight consecutive terms. In recent years, the payout ratio has exceeded 40%. In addition, we have introduced a shareholder incentive system in order to acknowledge the daily support from our shareholders and to increase the appeal of our shares.
|Number of Stocks Held||Contents of Shareholder Preferential Treatment|
|More than 1,000 stocks Less than 3,000 stocks||1,000yen|
|More than 3,000 stocks Less than 5,000 stocks||2,000yen|
|More than 5,000||3,000yen|
We send additional 1,000 yen QUO card to shareholder who possess our stock more than 3 years.