Investor Information

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

As of March 31, 2019

Shares issued and outstanding 102,958,904
Note: Total number of issued shares increased by 2,500 shares year on year, due to the exercise of stock-compensation-type stock option, while it decreased by 107,495,805 shares due to the share consolidation carried out on April 1, 2018 at a ratio of one share for each two shares of NH Foods Ltd. Furthermore, it decreased by 4,539,400 shares due to the cancellation of treasury stock carried out on March 29, 2019.
Number of Shareholders 26,181

Major Shareholders (Top 10 by shareholding)

Name of shareholder Number of shares held
(thousand shares)
Shareholding ratio
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 14,469 14.06%
Japan Trustee Service Bank, Ltd. (Trust account) 6,242 6.07%
The Hyakujushi Bank, Ltd. 3,768 3.66%
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company 3,677 3.57%
The Norinchukin Bank 2,963 2.88%
Nippon Life Insurance Company 2,785 2.71%
MUFG Bank, Ltd. 2,747 2.67%
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 2,325 2.26%
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd. (Securities investment trust account) 1,908 1.85%
Japan Trustee Service Bank, Ltd. (Trust account 5) 1,702 1.65%

Note: The shareholding ratios are calculated by disregarding the number of shares of treasury stock.

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
Dividend payments

Shareholders of record as of March 31 are eligible for dividends. For FY2019(Period ended March, 2019), the Company paid cash dividends of ¥90 per share on June 3,2019

Note: Those purchasing the Company's shares between March 27 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.