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Dividend Policy

In addition to paying stable dividends to shareholders on an ongoing basis, Sojitz is also committed to enhancing shareholder value and improving its competitiveness by accumulating and effectively utilizing retained earnings as a basic policy and a top management priority.

Under the Medium-term Management Plan 2023, the three-year plan that began in April 2021, the basic dividend policy is to maintain a consolidated payout ratio of around 30%. Moreover, lower limit for dividend is set as below:

  • ・ Market price-based dividend on equity ratio of 4% until PBR becomes more than 1.0 time
  • ・ Book value-based dividend on equity ratio of 4% after PBR becomes more than 1.0 time

Dividends (as of June 18, 2021)

Common Stock

  Cash Dividends per Share
Interim Year-end Annual
For the year ending March 31, 2022 ¥7(forecast) ¥7(forecast) ¥14(forecast)
For the year ended March 31, 2021 ¥5 ¥5 ¥10
For the year ended March 31, 2020 ¥8.5 ¥8.5 ¥17
For the year ended March 31, 2019 ¥7.5 ¥9.5 ¥17
For the year ended March 31, 2018 ¥5 ¥6 ¥11
For the year ended March 31, 2017 ¥4 ¥4 ¥8
For the year ended March 31, 2016 ¥4 ¥4 ¥8
For the year ended March 31, 2015 ¥2.5 ¥3.5 ¥6
For the year ended March 31, 2014 ¥2 ¥2 ¥4
For the year ended March 31, 2013 ¥1.5 ¥1.5 ¥3
For the year ended March 31, 2012 ¥1.5 ¥1.5 ¥3
For the year ended March 31, 2011 ¥1.5 ¥1.5 ¥3
For the year ended March 31, 2010 ¥2.5 ¥0 ¥2.5
For the year ended March 31, 2009 ¥4.5 ¥1 ¥5.5
For the year ended March 31, 2008 ¥3.5 ¥4.5 ¥8
For the year ended March 31, 2007 ¥6 ¥6
  • ※ Year-end dividend forecast would be \35 based on the total number of issued shares after the share consolidation effective on October 1, 2021.

Hospitality Programs for Shareholders

We do not have hospitality programs for shareholdes.
Our fundamental policy is to provide equal distribution to shareholders through the continuous and stable dividends made possible by increases in corporate value.

*Dividends per share is the latest dividend forecast.

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