January 29, 2018
Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
President: Masahiro Sakata
TSE Code: 8060
Tokyo Stock Exchange (First Section)
Director, Senior Vice President
Director in charge of
Corporate Planning Headquarters,
Brand Communications Headquarters
Notice Regarding of Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2017
At a Board of Directors meeting held on January 29, 2018, a decision was made to strike dividend for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 as follows.
1. Details of Dividend
|Ratified Amount||Current Dividend Forecast
(Announced on October 23, 2017)
|Dividend Paid for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2016|
|Base Period||December 31, 2017||Same as left||December 31, 2016|
|Dividend per Share||35.00 yen||30.00 yen||30.00 yen|
|Dividend Amount||4,538 million yen||-||3,890 million yen|
|Effective Date||March 29, 2018||-||March 30, 2017|
|Payment Source||Retained earnings||-||Retained earnings|
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, 30 yen per share has been announced as of October 23, 2017, but the dividend has been increased to 35.00 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, 2017||25.00 yen||35.00 yen||60.00 yen|
|Dividend Paid for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2016||20.00 yen||30.00 yen||50.00 yen|