Stock and Shares

Stock Index

(As of May 10, 2017)
Number of shareholders 287,020
Number of shares 790,521,195

[Shareholders by Ownership]

  FY2013FY2014FY2015FY2016
Japanese Institutional InvestorsNo. of shareholders 313 277 291 298
No. of shares (1000) 235,353 235,524 252,537 263,866
% of shares outstanding 29.80 29.82 31.96 33.38
Japanese Securities CompaniesNo. of shareholders 67 47 64  52
No. of shares (1000) 38,582 41,794 38,448 33,348
% of shares outstanding 4.88 5.29 4.87 4.22
Japanese Business CorporationsNo. of shareholders 1,890 1,567 1,515 1,621
No. of shares (1000) 41,626 41,751 41,133 40,267
% of shares outstanding 5.27 5.29 5.20 5.09
Overseas Institutional Investors & etcNo. of shareholders 883 891 876 945
No. of shares (1000) 223,377 255,976 248,822 231,977
% of shares outstanding 28.29 32.40 31.49 29.34
Japanese Individual Investors & etcNo. of shareholders 305,206 266,344 262,674 284,103
No. of shares (1000) 250,612 214,742 209,197 220,910
% of shares outstanding 31.74 27.18 26.47 27.94
TakedaNo. of shares (1000) 130 138 147 152
% of shares outstanding 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02
TotalNo. of shareholders 308,360 269,127 265,421 287,020
No. of shares (1000) 789,681 789,924 790,284 790,521

[10 Largest Shareholders]

RankingPrevious rankingShareholdersNo. of shares held (1000)% of shares outstanding
1 (1) Nippon Life Insurance Company 50,760 6.42
2 (2) The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 42,077 5.32
3 (3) Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust account) 36,528 4.62
4 (4) JP Morgan Chase Bank 380055 34,039 4.31
5 (5)

Takeda Science Foundation

17,912 2.27
6 (6) Barclays Securities Japan Limited 15,000 1.90
7 (13) Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust account 5) 14,427 1.82
8 (7) State Street Bank West Client-Treaty 505234 11,672 1.48
9 (14) Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust account 1) 10,728 1.36
10 (9) Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust account 7) 10,719 1.36

Ratings
(As of March 1, 2017)

InstitutionRating
Moody's A1
Standard & Poor's (S&P) A+
Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I)

AA

[※]These are issuer ratings.

Profit Distribution

¥180 per share in FY 2016.
Dividends per Share

 InterimYear-endAnnual-TotalDividended pay-out ratio (consolidated)
FY2007 ¥84.00 ¥84.00 ¥168.00 40.1%
FY2008 ¥88.00 ¥92.00 ¥180.00 62.1%
FY2009 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 47.7%
FY2010 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 57.3%
FY2011 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 114.4%
FY2012 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 108.3%
FY2013 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 133.2%
FY2014 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 -
FY2015 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 176.0%
FY2016 ¥90.00 ¥90.00 ¥180.00 122.3%

Repurchase of Stock

Period of acquisitionTotal number of shared acquired(shares)Total value of acquisition (thousands of Yen)
November 27, 2008 - December 22, 2008 10,885,800 48,703,896
October 21, 2008 - November 25, 2008 5,600,500 25,931,633
October 1, 2008 - October 15, 2008 9,000,000 47,649,334
May 12, 2008 - June 20, 2008 16,994,200 99,999,796
April 1, 2008 - April 24, 2008 11,000,000 57,825,512
August 1, 2007 - August 28, 2007 12,865,400 99,999,289
May 21, 2007 - June 22, 2007 3,631,100 28,562,150
November 30, 2006 - December 22, 2006 818,500 6,111,150
November 7, 2006 - November 28, 2006 5,631,100 41,691,720
October 2, 2006 - October 27, 2006 1,220,200 9,101,506
September 8, 2006 - September 22, 2006 4,482,700 33,581,053
August 1, 2006 - September 6, 2006 5,614,000 43,083,794
May 15, 2006 - June 20, 2006 11,140,000 79,915,854

Cancellation of Own Shares

Cancellation dateAggregate number of shares to be cancelledThe ratio to the aggregate number of issued shares before cancellation
January 16, 2009 25,486,300 3.13%
July 18, 2008 16,990,000 2.04%
May 23, 2008 57,130,000 6.42%

 

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