IR News
January 26, 2016
Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
President: Masahiro Sakata
TSE Code: 8060
Tokyo Stock Exchange (First Section)
Yoshiyuki Matsusaka
Director, Senior Vice President
Corporate Planning Headquarters Group Executive
Director in charge of Communications Headquarters

Notice Regarding of Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2015

At a Board of Directors meeting held on January 26, 2016, a decision was made to strike dividend for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015 as follows.

1. Details of Dividend

  Ratified Amount Current Dividend Forecast
(Announced on October 26, 2015)
Dividend Paid for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2014
Base Period December 31, 2015 Same as left December 31, 2014
Dividend per Share 25.00 yen 20.00 yen 25.00 yen
Dividend Amount 3,241 million yen - 3,241 million yen
Effective Date March 30, 2016 - March 27, 2015
Payment Source Retained earnings - Retained earnings

2. Reasons

The Company, in distributing profits in relation to the Three-Year Management Plan (2015-2017), has adopted a basic policy of paying out dividends after comprehensively considering its medium-term profit forecasts, investment plans and their resultant cash flows, among other items, while establishing a consolidated dividend payout ratio of at least 30%.
As for the dividend forecast for this fiscal year, 20 yen per share has been announced as of October 26, 2015, but the dividend has been increased to 25.00 yen per share, given the aforementioned policy and comprehensively considering earnings for this fiscal year, among other factors.

Breakdown of annual dividend

  Dividend per Share
Base Period Interim Year-end Full Year
Dividend Paid for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2015 20.00 yen 25.00 yen 45.00 yen
Dividend Paid for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2014 15.00 yen 25.00 yen 40.00 yen
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