AEON delight

Stock information and shareholder return/dividends

Stock Information (As of February 28, 2022)

Status of shares

Total number of shares issued

Number of shares outstanding 54,169,633
Number of shareholders 29,490
Stock Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange, Prime Market
Stock Code 9787
Listing date February 2000
Fiscal year March 1 to the end of February
Minimum Number of Stocks allowed per trade 100
Managing Underwriter NOMURA SECURITIES CO., LTD.
shareholder registry administrator Mizuho Trust & Banking Co,.Ltd.
Main Bank Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders May of each year
Date of Record for Year-end Dividend End of February
Date of Record for Interim Dividend August 31

Major shareholders

Shareholders No of shares held(thousands) % of issued shares
AEON CO., LTD. 27,613 55.20%
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 3,439 6.88%
AEON delight Business Partner Stock Ownership Association 1,187 2.37%
SSBTC CLIENT OMNIBUS ACCOUNT 914 1.83%
The Nomura Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (Trust account) 711 1.42%
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 696 1.39%
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON 140044 526 1.05%
AEON delight Employee Stockholding Association 507 1.01%
BNP PARIBAS LONDON BRANCH FOR PRIME BROKERAGE CLEARANCE ACC FOR THIRD PARTY 389 0.78%
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd.(Trust account 4) 367 0.73%
  • * Aside from the number of shares listed above, the Company holds 4,148 thousands treasury shares (7.66% of shares held relative to the total number of shares issued).
  • * The ratio of stock holding is the ratio relative to the total number of shares issued (excluding the treasury stock).
  • * Percentages have been rounded off to three decimal place.

Shares by type

Shares by type
  Financial institutions Securities firms Other Japanese corporations Foreign institutions and individuals Individuals and others Own name shares Total number of shares (thousands)
February 28, 2022 11.21% 1.15% 52.98% 14.67% 12.32% 7.66% 54,169
August 31, 2021 14.22% 0.64% 53.03% 16.28% 8.15% 7.68% 54,169
February 28, 2021 11.73% 0.75% 53.46% 14.36% 12.01% 7.69% 54,169
August 31, 2020 11.91% 1.60% 52.51% 18.49% 7.77% 7.73% 54,169
February 29, 2020 8.75% 0.44% 52.13% 20.87% 10.05% 7.76% 54,169
August 31, 2019 10.75% 0.83% 52.08% 20.87% 7.64% 7.82% 54,169
February 28, 2019 8.69% 0.49% 52.03% 21.26% 9.68% 7.85% 54,169
August 31, 2018 9.68% 0.65% 56.99% 22.17% 7.63% 2.88% 54,169
February 28, 2018 7.60% 0.49% 57.06% 22.03% 9.88% 2.94% 54,169
August 31, 2017 8.83% 0.64% 56.99% 22.86% 7.74% 2.94% 54,169
February 28, 2017 8.96% 0.69% 57.00% 21.00% 9.37% 2.98% 54,169
August 31, 2016 8.28% 3.08% 56.97% 20.72% 7.96% 2.98% 54,169
February 29, 2016 7.79% 0.06% 62.60% 17.59% 8.93% 3.02% 54,169
August 31, 2015 7.45% 1.16% 63.00% 17.52% 7.83% 3.02% 54,169
February 28, 2015 7.00% 1.29% 63.01% 16.04% 9.59% 3.04% 54,169
August 31, 2014 7.75% 0.85% 62.98% 16.76% 8.59% 3.06% 54,169
February 28, 2014 9.19% 0.14% 63.05% 13.69% 10.84% 3.08% 54,169
August 31, 2013 10.34% 0.88% 63.02% 12.40% 10.20% 3.13% 54,169
February 28, 2013 8.43% 0.33% 63.04% 13.58% 11.44% 3.15% 54,169
August 31, 2012 8.45% 0.52% 63.01% 16.02% 8.82% 3.15% 54,169
February 29, 2012 7.36% 0.65% 62.99% 15.25% 10.56% 3.17% 54,169
August 31, 2011 8.08% 0.59% 62.90% 16.00% 9.23% 3.18% 54,169
February 28, 2011 8.26% 0.29% 62.98% 15.43% 9.84% 3.19% 54,169
August 31, 2010 8.92% 0.43% 59.23% 17.53% 9.69% 4.18% 41,400
February 28, 2010 9.43% 0.24% 59.32% 16.24% 10.57% 4.18% 41,400

Shareholders by type

Shareholders by type

(Person)

  Financial institutions Securities firms Other Japanese corporations Foreign institutions and individuals Individuals and others Own name shares Total number of shareholders
February 28, 2022 19 24 366 269 28,811 1 29,490
August 31, 2021 23 24 214 219 8,548 1 9,029
February 28, 2021 23 28 375 268 27,087 1 27,782
August 31, 2020 24 24 205 226 7,099 1 7,579
February 29, 2020 23 22 315 255 19,779 1 20,395
August 31, 2019 22 29 209 227 6,684 1 7,172
February 28, 2019 22 27 303 246 17,389 1 17,988
August 31, 2018 22 25 209 232 6,811 1 7,300
February 28, 2018 25 27 323 247 17,549 1 18,172
August 31, 2017 27 28 217 214 6,491 1 6,978
February 28, 2017 27 23 296 222 14,566 1 15,135
August 31, 2016 26 27 224 188 6,872 1 7,338
February 29, 2016 22 21 288 183 12,580 1 13,095
August 31, 2015 24 27 220 190 6,697 1 7,159
February 28, 2015 23 26 275 187 13,416 1 13,928
August 31, 2014 23 23 225 158 7,633 1 8,063
February 28, 2014 26 21 290 154 15,709 1 16,201
August 31, 2013 27 32 227 145 9,144 1 9,576
February 28, 2013 29 26 285 154 15,074 1 15,569
August 31, 2012 26 20 227 146 5,827 1 6,247
February 29, 2012 27 25 274 140 11,696 1 12,163
August 31, 2011 27 25 231 116 5,896 1 6,296
February 28, 2011 27 25 245 125 7,379 1 7,802
August 31, 2010 26 23 200 122 3,826 1 4,198
February 28, 2010 27 26 204 102 5,435 1 5,795

Shareholder return/dividends

Dividend policy

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.

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.The dividend per share for FY02/2022 increased 2 yen compared to that of last year and the dividend payment was 84 yen per share. We plan to pay 85 yen for FY02/2023 increased 1 yen (42 yen of interim dividend, 43 yen of year end dividend).

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 35% or higher while taking into account the ratio of dividends to net assets. We will sustain to pay stable dividends in line with the growth of our business results, and aim to achieve a consolidated dividend payout ratio of 40% within our medium-term 3-year management plan(FY2/22-FY2/24).

We aim to ensure sustainable growth and increase quality, 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

  Interim dividend Year-end dividend Total annual Dividend payout ratio
(consolidated)
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2023 (forecast) 42 43 85 39.7%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2022 37+5
(commemorative dividend)
37+5
(commemorative dividend)
84 39.4%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2021 35 47 82 35.1%
Fiscal year ending February 29, 2020 32 33 65 34.7%
Fiscal year ending February 28, 2019 31 32 63 51.3%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2018 30 31 61 50.1%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2017 27 + 1
(commemorative dividend)
27 55 40.7%
Fiscal year ended February 29, 2016 26 26 52 37.7%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2015 25 25 50 33.0%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2014 24 24 48 35.8%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2013 23 23 46 32.1%
Fiscal year ended February 29, 2012 20 20 40 30.3%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2011 17 17 + 5
(commemorative dividend)
39 27.4%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2010 12 15 27 19.6%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2009 10 12 22 17.9%

Fiscal year ended February 29, 2008

*Stock split effective December 1, 2007

7.5 10 17.5 15.9%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2007 5 12.5 + 2.5
(commemorative dividend for merger)
15 19.8%
Fiscal year ended February 28, 2006 4.5 4.5 9  
Fiscal year ended 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.
  • *A commemorative dividend of ¥5.00 is included in the interim dividend and the year-end dividend for fiscal 2021.