Dividends

Dividend Policy

Meiji Holdings contributes to the lifelong health and food lifestyles of our customers. Securing the medium and long-term stability of our operating platform is vital. It is important to ensure the internal retention necessary for future capital investments, investment and financing capital, R&D investments, etc., while enabling stable, sustainable profit returns for shareholders. Our basic policy concerning profit dividends shall be consolidated dividend payout ratio of around 30%. If extraordinary factors influence on net income significantly, that influence may be removed from the determination of the dividend amount.

Record Date for Dividends

Year-end dividend: March 31

Interim dividend: September 30

Dividends
Dividends per share*1
Interim
dividend
Year-end
dividend
Annual
dividend
FYE 3/2010
(the first term)
- ¥40.00 ¥40.00
FYE 3/2011
(the second term)
¥20.00 ¥20.00 ¥40.00
FYE 3/2012
(the third term)
¥20.00 ¥20.00 ¥40.00
FYE 3/2013
(the fourth term)
¥20.00 ¥20.00 ¥40.00
FYE 3/2014
(the fifth term)
¥20.00 ¥20.00 ¥40.00
FYE 3/2015
(the sixth term)
¥20.00 ¥30.00 ¥50.00
FYE 3/2016
(the seventh term)
¥27.50 ¥62.50 ¥90.00
FYE 3/2017
(the eighth term)
¥45.00 ¥65.00 ¥110.00

Notes:

  1. The two-for-one stock split on October 1, 2015 has been taken into consideration in retroactive adjustments.