FHI: Announcement of the interim dividend and revision of the dividend forecastfor the fiscal year ending March 2015
1. Details of Interim Dividends
|Resolved amount of the
(on May 8, 2015)
|Actual results for ?previous fiscal year
(ended March 2015)
|Record date||September 30, 2015||September 30, 2015||September 30, 2014|
|Dividend per share (yen)||72.0||TBD||31.0|
|Total dividends (Million yen)||56,216||–||24,204|
|Effective date||December 4, 2015||–||December 4, 2014|
|Dividend resource||Retained earnings||–||Retained earnings|
2. Revision of Dividend Forecast
|Dividends per share|
|End of 2nd quarter||Year-end||Total|
(on May 8, 2015)
|Actual payments of the previous fiscal year (ended March 2015)||31.0||37.0||68.0|
3. Reason for the announcement
FHI treats shareholder interests as a vital management issue and applies a results-linked concept that considers each fiscal year’s earnings, investment plans, business environments, is committed to sustained dividend payment. Moreover, dividend payments for each fiscal year are determined with consideration of various circumstances predicated on a 20?40% standard range for the consolidated dividend payout ratio.
On May 8, 2015, FHI announced that the dividend payment terms for the end of 2nd quarter and fiscal year end had not yet been determined.
Considering the consolidated business results for the 1st half as well as forecast for the full-year business results, the interim dividend and year-end dividend forecast per share will be 72.0 yen respectively. As a result, the projected dividend per share for the full fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 will be 144.0 yen.