Stock and Dividends Dividend History and Policy Stock and Dividends Dividend History and Policy

Dividend History

Annual dividend

Jul 2014 Jul 2015 Jul 2016 Jul 2017 Jul 2018
Dividend
(JPY)
10.00 12.50 12.50 27.00 32.50 (Forecast)

Ateam began distribution of dividends in FY2013

Dividends per share for FY2013 – FY2017 have been adjusted to reflect stock splits.

Dividend Period Dividends per Share (JPY) Payout ratio (%) Notes
Interim Year-end Full-year
FY2018 32.50
Forecast
32.50
Forecast
FY2017 5.00 22.00 27.00 18.20
FY2016 10.00 7.50 17.50 18.20 2-for-1 stock split (May 1, 2016)
FY2015 10.00 15.00 25.50 17.70
FY2014 10.00 10.00 20.00 23.80
FY2013 11.22 10.00 21.22 19.30 includes special dividend of JPY10.00 and commemorative dividend of JPY1.22

Dividends per share for FY2013 – FY2017 are the actual amounts and not adjusted to reflect stock splits.

Dividend Policy

Ateam considers the returns to shareholders to be one of the most important management priorities, and makes it a basic policy to make efforts to continuously implement dividends pay out while sustaining corporate value growth and further strengthening its corporate financial standing. With this policy and actual performance taken into consideration, Ateam will continuously implement dividends aiming for a payout ratio of 20%.

Interim Dividend will be Discontinued, Year-end Dividend will Continue to Be Paid Once Annually, Yearly Payout Ratio will Remain the Same.

Distribution of year-end dividend planned for early October.

Actual dividends per share may differ substantially from these forecasts subject to various factors.