When was the company established?

November 16, 1923.

When was the initial public offering?

November 1969.

When is the financial closing date?

March 31.

When is the announcement of financial results?

The announcement of the full year financial results is in mid-May and the second quarter financial results announcement is in mid-November.

How are the financial results made public?

They are posted on our website by electronic public notice.
However, if it is not possible to make a public notice by electronic public notice due to unavoidable reasons, they will be posted in the Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

When is the general meeting of shareholders held?

Late June.

What is the ticker symbol?


What is the share-trading lot?


What is the bond rating status?

Currently, we have acquired A [Stable] for long-term issuing credit rating and A rating on bond rating from the Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR).

I would like to know the basic policy on profit sharing and the dividend trend .

The Company considers returning profits to shareholders to be one of the most important management issues, and pays dividends based on a consolidated net assets dividend rate (DOE) of 2%, with the basic policy of paying out stable dividends while increasing profitability and capital efficiency.
In addition, the Company uses the concept of total return including a combination of dividends and acquisition of treasury stock, taking into consideration the payout ratio, and in the absence of large-scale demands on our funds, etc., the Company will keep pushing forward with shareholder returns, taking into consideration the total return inclusive of treasury stock acquisition.
Regarding the dividend trend, please refer to "Financial Data."

Who should I contact for various procedures related to stock affairs such as registration of transfer of shares?

Please refer to "About Stock Affairs" on this website.

I would like to know about the Company's performance.

Please see the "Financial Data" page on this website.