Stock Information

Stock Overview

Corporate Stock Summary

(As of March 31, 2018)
Securities code2270
Stock listingsTokyo, Sapporo
Number of shares authorized280,000,000 shares
Number of shares issued70,751,855 shares
Number of shares per unit100 shares
Number of shareholders51,233 shareholders
Fiscal year endMarch 31
Dividend payout confirmation dateMarch 31
Transfer AgentMizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

Major Shareholders (Top 10 Largest Shareholders)

(As of March 31, 2018)
Names Number of shares held (in thousands) Investment Ratio (%)
National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (ZEN-NOH) 9,237 13.62
The Norinchukin Bank 6,728 9.92
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd.
(ITOCHU Corporation. Retirement Benefit Trust Account re-entrusted by the Mitsui Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.)
3,703 5.46
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 2,866 4.22
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 2,703 3.98
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 9) 1,435 2.11
GOVERNMENT OF NORWAY 1,199 1.76
MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Co., Ltd. Employees Shareholding Association 1,117 1.64
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 1,083 1.59
Hokuren Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives 1,074 1.58
(Note)
  1. Although the Company holds 2,941,743 shares of common stock, the Company is excluded from the above list of major shareholders. Calculations of investment ratio exclude common stock.
  2. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. changed its corporate name to MUFG Bank, Ltd. on April 1, 2018.

Status of stock distribution

(As of March 31, 2018)

Status of stock distribution by number of shared held

100 shares or less 377 thousand shares 0.55%
100 to 999 shares 5,867 thousand shares 8.65%
1,000 to 9,999 shares 3,990 thousand shares 5.88%
10,000 to 99,999 shares 6,786 thousand shares 10.00%
100,000 to 499,999 shares 9,291 thousand shares 13.70%
500,000 shares or more 41,497 thousand shares 61.22%

Status of stock distribution by shareholder

Individuals10,491 thousand shares15.47%
Financial institutions38,707thousand shares57.10%
Other domestic companies6,472 thousand shares9.54%
Foreign entities11,185 thousand shares16.49%
Securities companies916 thousand shares1.35%
Others37 thousand shares0.05%

9.54%

(Note)
  1. Number of shares displayed rounded off to nearest 1,000 shares.
  2. Although the Company holds 2,941,743 shares of common stock, the Company is excluded from the above list.

Dividends

Cash dividends per share for FY2018 is expected to be 40 yen, and intends to dividends per share for FY2019 is expected to be also 40 yen.
We offers no shareholder special benefit plan. We are targeting the dividend payout ratio to be 20% in our Medium-term Management Plan for FY2017-2019 and stable dividend payment.

Shareholders Information

Securities code 2270
Fiscal year From April 1 to March 31 of the following year
Annual general meeting of shareholders Convened each year in June
Record Date Annual general meeting of shareholders and year-end dividend payments – March 31 (Interim dividend payments are not performed.)
Share unit number 100
Shareholder registry administrator Transfer Agent Department, Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Method of Public Notice Electronic notice
(MEGMILK SNOW BRAND website http://www.meg-snow.com/ir/notification/)
In the case of accidents or other unavoidable circumstances, we will announce by posting in Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
Stock exchange listing Tokyo Stock Exchange (First Section), Sapporo Securities Exchange

Contact Shareholder registry administrator

Transfer Agent Department, Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
2-8-4, Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 168-8507 Japan

(Telephone inquiries) 0120-288-324 (9:00- 17:00 excluding weekends and holidays)