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Stock information and shareholder return/dividends

Stock information (As of August 31, 2016)

Status of shares

Total number of shares issued

Number of shares outstanding 54,169,633
Number of shareholders 6,978

Major shareholders

Shareholders No. of shares held(thousands) % of issued shares
AEON RETAIL Co., Ltd. 16,558 30.57%
AEON Co., Ltd. 6,103 11.27%
Reform Studio Co.,Ltd. 3,994 7.37%
GOLDMAN.SACHS & CO.REG 2,159 3.99%
ORIGIN TOSHU CO.,LTD. 1,854 3.42%
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 1,443 2.67%
AEON DELIGHT Business Partner Stock Ownership Association 984 1.82%
AEON RYUKYU CO.,LTD. 855 1.58%
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. 806 1.49%
BNP PARIBAS SEC SERVICES LUXEMBOURG/JASDEC/ABERDEEN GLOBAL CLIENT ASSETS 660 1.22%
  • *Aside from the number of shares listed above, the Company holds 1,591 thousands treasury shares(2.94% of shares held relative to the total number of shares issued).

Shares by type

Shares by type

  Financial institutions Securities firms Other corporations Foreign corporations, etc. Individuals and others Total number of shares (thousands)
August 31, 2017 8.83% 0.64% 56.99% 22.86% 10.68% 54,169
February 28, 2017 8.96% 0.69% 57.00% 21.00% 12.35% 54,169
August 31, 2016 8.28% 3.08% 56.97% 20.72% 10.94% 54,169
February 29, 2016 7.79% 0.06% 62.60% 17.59% 11.95% 54,169
August 31, 2015 7.45% 1.16% 63.00% 17.52% 10.85% 54,169
February 28, 2015 7.00% 1.29% 63.01% 16.04% 12.63% 54,169
August 31, 2014 7.75% 0.85% 62.98% 16.76% 11.65% 54,169
February 28, 2014 9.19% 0.14% 63.05% 13.69% 13.92% 54,169
August 31, 2013 10.34% 0.88% 63.02% 12.40% 13.33% 54,169
February 28, 2013 8.43% 0.33% 63.04% 13.58% 14.59% 54,169
August 31, 2012 8.45% 0.52% 63.01% 16.02% 11.97% 54,169
February 29, 2012 7.36% 0.65% 62.99% 15.25% 13.73% 54,169
August 31, 2011 8.08% 0.59% 62.90% 16.00% 12.41% 54,169
February 28, 2011 8.26% 0.29% 62.98% 15.43% 13.03% 54,169
August 31, 2010 8.92% 0.43% 59.23% 17.53% 13.87% 41,400
February 28, 2010 9.43% 0.24% 59.32% 16.24% 14.75% 41,400
August 31, 2009 9.44% 0.46% 59.31% 16.68% 14.09% 41,400
February 28, 2009 9.72% 0.59% 59.34% 17.63% 12.69% 41,400

Shareholders by type

Shareholders by type

(Person)

  Financial institutions Securities firms Other corporations Foreign corporations, etc. Individuals and others Total number of shareholders
August 31, 2017 27 28 217 214 6,492 6,978
February 28, 2017 27 23 296 222 14,567 15,135
August 31, 2016 26 27 224 188 6,873 7,338
February 29, 2016 22 21 288 183 12,581 13,095
August 31, 2015 24 27 220 190 6,698 7,159
February 28, 2015 23 26 275 187 13,417 13,928
August 31, 2014 23 23 225 158 7,634 8,063
February 28, 2014 26 21 290 154 15,710 16,201
August 31, 2013 27 32 227 145 9,145 9,576
February 28, 2013 29 26 285 154 15,075 15,569
August 31, 2012 26 20 227 146 5,828 6,247
February 29, 2012 27 25 274 140 11,697 12,163
August 31, 2011 27 25 231 116 5,897 6,296
February 28, 2011 27 25 245 125 7,380 7,802
August 31, 2010 26 23 200 122 3,827 4,198
February 28, 2010 27 26 204 102 5,436 5,795
August 31, 2009 22 31 200 105 4,192 4,550
February 28, 2009 23 29 188 141 3,222 3,603

Shareholder return/dividends

Dividend policy

AEON Delight works to secure stable management foundations and enhance the shareholders' equity ratio, and has a basic policy of shareholder return to provide dividends in accordance with business results and to maintain and continue stable dividends.

AEON Delight regards the consolidated payout ratio as an important benchmark and aims to provide a stable dividend payment with a consolidated payout ratio of 30% or higher while taking into account the ratio of dividends to net assets.

We aim to ensure sustainable growth and increase quality as a comprehensive FMS business, and will actively invest in innovation, IT, human resource development and M&As using internal retained earnings. We will meet the expectations of all shareholders by enhancing corporate value in this way.

Dividends per share for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2017 were ¥55. Dividends per share for the fiscal year ending February 28, 2018 are projected to be ¥61, an increase of ¥6 (interim dividend of ¥30 and year-end dividend of ¥31).

The Company's basic policy is to pay dividends twice a year, the interim dividend and year-end dividend, from retained earnings. The Board of Directors shall be the decision-making body concerning dividends. In addition, the Company has included an outline concerning the ability to pay an interim dividend in the Articles of Incorporation.

Dividends

  Interim dividend Year-end dividend Total annual Dividend payout ratio (consolidated)
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2018 (forecast) 30 31 61 30.0%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2017 27 + 1 (commemorative dividend) 27 55 28.2%
Fiscal year ending February 29, 2016 26 26 52 28.3%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2015 25 25 50 30.1%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2014 24 24 48 30.9%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2013 23 23 46 32.1%
Fiscal year ending February 29, 2012 20 20 40 30.3%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2011 17 17 + 5 (commemorative dividend) 39 27.4%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2010 12 15 27 19.6%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2009 10 12 22 17.9%

Fiscal year ending February 29, 2008

*Stock split effective December 1, 2007

7.5 10 17.5 15.9%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2007 5 12.5 + 2.5 (commemorative dividend for merger) 15 19.8%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2006 4.5 4.5 9  
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2005 4 4 8  
  • *The Company conducted a two-for-one stock split on December 1, 2007. The dividend amount assumed that the stock split was conducted at the beginning of fiscal 2004.
  • *A commemorative dividend of ¥5.00 is included in the year-end dividend for fiscal 2010.
  • *A commemorative dividend of ¥1.00 is included in the interim dividend for fiscal 2017.
  • *"Real estate lease business"?which?was included in the segment of "Others" has been changed to the segment of "Support services" since the 2016 fiscal year.

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