Investor Relations

Stock Information

General Stock Information

Stock Code 6098
Stock Exchange Registration Tokyo Stock Exchange Prime Section
Fiscal year From Apr. 1 to Mar. 31 of the next year
Base Date Dividend Payout Interim dividend record date: September 30 Year-end dividend record date: March 31
Number of Shares Constituting One Trading Unit 100 shares
Annual Meeting of Shareholders Every year in June
Administrator of Shareholder Registry Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Share Handling Policy Share Handling Policy (150 KB)PDF
Reporting Method

Electronic public notice

*However, in the event we are unable to issue an electronic public notice due to an accident or other unavoidable reason, such notices will be published in the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei).

State of Shares and Shareholders

(As of Mar. 31, 2022)

Number of Shares Authorized 6,000,000,000 Shares
Total Number of Shares Issued 1,695,960,030 Shares

(As of Mar. 31, 2022)

Number of Shareholders 74,575 Persons

Main Shareholders

(As of Mar. 31, 2022)

Name Number of shares owned(Thousands) Shareholding ratio(%)
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 295,585 18.22
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account) 101,670 6.26
SSBTC CLIENT OMNIBUS ACCOUNT (Standing proxy: Tokyo Branch,The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited) 38,898 2.39
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 38,600 2.37
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK 385632 (Standing proxy: Settlement & Clearing Services Department, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.) 36,649 2.25
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. 35,100 2.16
Nippon Television Network Corporation 28,330 1.74
The Recruit Group Employees Shareholding Association 24,311 1.49
TOKYO BROADCASTING SYSTEM TELEVISION, INC. 23,497 1.44
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (Standing proxy:Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd.) 22,950 1.41
Total 645,590 39.80

*1 The Company’s treasury stock is excluded in the calculation of the shareholding ratio. Treasury stock (73,947,572 shares)  does not include the Company’s stock held by the Board Incentive Plan trust (1,714,565 shares) and the equity-settled ESOP trust (11,024,253 shares).

*2 A Report of Large Volume Holding that was made available for public inspection on November 7, 2019 reports that BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. and its joint holders BlackRock Advisers, LLC, BlackRock Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Fund Managers Limited, BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited, BlackRock Fund Advisors, BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., and BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited hold shares as given below as of October 31, 2019. However, their holdings are not reflected in the status of major shareholders above since the Company was not able to confirm beneficial ownership or the number of shares held as of March 31, 2022.

Overview of the Report of Large Volume Holding mentioned above is as follows.

Name Number of shares(Thousands) Shareholding ratio(%)
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 23,983 1.41
BlackRock Advisers, LLC 1,710 0.10
BlackRock Investment Management LLC 2,162 0.13
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited 1,934 0.11
BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited 5,769 0.34
BlackRock Fund Advisors 19,339 1.14
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. 22,294 1.31
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 8,165 0.48
Total 85,359 5.03

*3 A Report of the Report of Large Volume Holding that was made available for public inspection on May 11, 2020 reports that Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. and its joint holder Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. hold shares as given below as of April 30, 2020. However, their holdings are not reflected in the status of major shareholders above since the Company was not able to confirm beneficial ownership or the number of shares held as of March 31, 2022.

Overview of the Report of Large Volume Holding mentioned above is as follows.

Name Number of shares(Thousands) Shareholding ratio(%)
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. 48,135 2.84
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. 37,486 2.21
Total 85,622 5.05

*4 A change report of the Report of Large Volume Holding that was made available for public inspection on July 21, 2020 reports that Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. and its joint holders NOMURA INTERNATIONAL PLC and Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. hold shares as given below as of July 15, 2020. However, their holdings are not reflected in the status of major shareholders above since the Company was not able to confirm beneficial ownership or the number of shares held as of March 31, 2022.

Overview of the change report is as follows.

Name Number of shares(Thousands) Shareholding ratio(%)
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. 2,572 0.15
NOMURA INTERNATIONAL PLC 1,812 0.11
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. 83,182 4.90
Total 87,567 5.16

Classification by Type of Shareholder

(As of Mar. 31, 2022)

Stock information
Category Number of shares Ratio of shares owned
Financial institutions 506,458,318 Shares 29.87%
Financial instrument dealers 18,421,830 Shares 1.09%
Other corporations 217,116,627 Shares 12.80%
Foreign financial institutions and individuals 661,831,092 Shares 39.02%
Individuals, etc. 218,184,591 Shares 12.86%
Treasury stock 73,947,527 Shares 4.36%

Shareholder procedures

Regarding any procedures related to shares, such as changes of address or name, how to receive dividends, or request for the purchase of shares less than one unit, please contact the securities company where you have opened your account.


Shareholder registry administrator Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Contact Corporate Agency Division
Tel:0120-232-711 (toll free)
Reception hours:9 a.m to 5 p.m (excluding weekends and holidays) (Japanese only)