Stock and Shares

Stock Index

(As of May 10, 2016)
Number of shareholders 265,421
Number of shares 790,284,095

[Shareholders by Ownership]

  FY2012FY2013FY2014FY2015
Financial InstitutionsNo. of shareholders 311 313 277 291
No. of shares (1000) 250,440 235,353 235,524 252,537
% of shares outstanding 31.71 29.80 29.82 31.96
Registered Financial Instruments FirmsNo. of shareholders 59 67 47 64
No. of shares (1000) 37,273 38,582 41,794 38,448
% of shares outstanding 4.72 4.88 5.29 4.87
Other InstitutionsNo. of shareholders 1,772 1,890 1,567 1,515
No. of shares (1000) 41,596 41,626 41,751 41,133
% of shares outstanding 5.27 5.27 5.29 5.20
Foreign InvestorsNo. of shareholders 861 883 891 876
No. of shares (1000) 221,281 223,377 255,976 248,822
% of shares outstanding 28.02 28.29 32.40 31.49
Private Investors and OthersNo. of shareholders 275,841 305,206 266,344 262,674
No. of shares (1000) 238,953 250,612 214,742 209,197
% of shares outstanding 30.26 31.74 27.18 26.47
TakedaNo. of shares (1000) 123 130 138 147
% of shares outstanding 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02
TotalNo. of shareholders 278,845 308,360 269,127 265,421
No. of shares (1000) 789,666 789,681 789,924 790,284

[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) 36,308 4.59
3 (3) Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust account) 33,223 4.20
4 (4) JP Morgan Chase Bank 380055 30,670 3.88
5 (5)

Takeda Science Foundation

17,912 2.27
6 (6) Barclays Securities Japan Limited 15,000 1.90
7 (8) State Street Bank West Client-Treaty 505234 13,741 1.74
8 (7) JP Morgan Chase Bank 385147 11,358 1.44
9 (11) Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust account 7) 10,903 1.38
10 (9) STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPANY 505225 10,044 1.27

Ratings

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

(projection)

¥90.00

(projection)

¥90.00

(projection)

¥180.00

(projection)

160.4%

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%