Investor Information

Overview of Shares, Shareholder Composition, and Other Basic Stock Information

As of March 31, 2018

Shares issued and outstanding 214,991,609
Note:While NH Foods Ltd. carried out a share consolidation (one share for every two shares) on April 1, 2018, the aforementioned “Shares issued and outstanding” refers to the number of shares before said share consolidation.
Number of Shareholders 19,430

Major Shareholders (Top 10 by shareholding)

Name Shareholding
(thousands of shares)
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 25,458 11.84%
Japan Trustee Service Bank, Ltd. (Trust account) 15,205 7.07%
The Hyakujushi Bank, Ltd. 7,537 3.51%
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company 7,354 3.42%
The Norinchukin Bank 5,926 2.76%
Nippon Life Insurance Company 5,570 2.59%
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 5,494 2.56%
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 4,650 2.16%
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd.
(Securities investment trust account)
3,323 1.55%

(Note1)The shareholding ratios are calculated by disregarding the number of shares of treasury stock.

(Note2)As of April 1, 2018, “The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.” changed its trade name to “MUFG Bank, Ltd.”

Shareholder Memo

Stock Code, Dividends, and Other Basic Information

Fiscal year April 1 through March 31 of the following year
Shareholders' Meeting Late June of each year
Symbol 2282
Number of shares per trading unit 100 (As of April 1, 2018, NH Foods Ltd. changed the number of shares constituting one share unit from 1,000 shares to 100 shares.)
Dividend payments

Shareholders of record as of March 31 are eligible for dividends. For fiscal 2017, the Company paid cash dividends of ¥53 per share on June 4,2018

Note: Those purchasing the Company's shares between March 28 and March 31 were ineligible for dividends and shareholder benefits and were not permitted to vote or participate in the Shareholders' Meeting.

Account for depositing dividend payments Payments for the Company's dividends can be obtained by presenting a Cash Dividends Receipt at a Japan Post Bank branch. The Company alternatively recommends seeking a transfer, free of fees, to a bank or postal savings account.