News for Investors
July 23, 2014
Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
President: Masami Kawasaki
TSE Code: 8060
Tokyo Stock Exchange (First Section)
Yoshiyuki Matsusaka
Executive Officer
Group Executive
Communications Headquarters

Notice Regarding Retained Earnings Dividend and Dividend Forecasts

At a meeting of the Board of Directors held on July 23, 2014, Canon Marketing Japan Inc. (the "Company") passed a resolution regarding the distribution of a dividend from retained earnings, with a record date of June 30, 2014 as follows. The Company also revised its forecast for the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, as follows.

1. Dividend Details

  Determined amount Most recent dividend forecast
(Announced April 22, 2014)
Previous period result
(First half of fiscal year 2013)
Record date June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 30, 2013
Dividend per share 15.00 yen 12.00 yen 12.00 yen
Total dividend amount 1,945 million yen - 1,597 million yen
Effective date August 26, 2014 - August 27, 2013
Dividend resource Retained earnings - Retained earnings

2. Reasons

The Company emphasizes the return of profits to shareholders in its management policy. In returning profits, the Company focuses on a stable dividend, taking consolidated dividends into consideration.
For the current period, to achieve a stable shareholder's return and considering the consolidated financial results for the first and second quarters of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 and the full-year consolidated earnings forecasts for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, the Company plans to distribute an interim dividend of ¥15 per share and an year-end dividend of ¥15 per share.

  Dividend per share
Record date Interim Year-end Full Year
Dividend forecasts - 15.00 yen 30.00 yen
Current year's dividend payout 15.00 yen - -
Previous year's dividend payout
(Fiscal year ending December 31, 2013)
12.00 yen 12.00 yen 24.00 yen