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Stock Overview

Corporate Stock Summary

(As of March 31, 2023)

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 shareholders47,532 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, 2023)
NamesNumber of shares held (in thousands)Investment Ratio (%)
National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (ZEN-NOH)9,23713.64
The Norinchukin Bank 6,7289.94
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account)6,3729.41
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd.
(ITOCHU Corporation. Retirement Benefit Trust Account re-entrusted by the Mitsui Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.)
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account)2,7184.01
MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Co., Ltd. Employees Shareholding Association1,2931.91
Hokuren Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives1,0741.58
National Federation of Dairy Cooperative Associations1,0081.48


  1. Although the Company holds 3,058,747 shares of common stock, the Company is excluded from the above list of major shareholders. Calculations of investment ratio exclude common stock.

Status of stock distribution

(As of March 31, 2023)

Status of stock distribution by number of shared held

100 shares or less295 thousand shares0.43%
100 to 999 shares5,891 thousand shares8.70%
1,000 to 9,999 shares4,652 thousand shares6.87%
10,000 to 99,999 shares5,815 thousand shares8.59%
100,000 to 499,999 shares9,613 thousand shares14.20%
500,000 shares or more41,417 thousand shares61.21%

Status of stock distribution by shareholder

Individuals11,815 thousand shares17.45%
Financial institutions35,186 thousand shares52.01%
Other domestic companies5,910 thousand shares8.73%
Foreign entities13,963 thousand shares20.62%
Securities companies772 thousand shares1.14%
Others37 thousand shares0.05%


  1. Number of shares displayed rounded off to nearest 1,000 shares.
  2. Although the Company holds 3,061,354 shares of common stock, the Company is excluded from the above list.


Cash dividends per share for FY2023 is expected to be 60 yen, and intends to dividends per share for FY2024 is expected to be 60 yen.
We offers no shareholder special benefit plan. 

Shareholders Information

Securities code2270
Fiscal yearFrom April 1 to March 31 of the following year
Annual general meeting of shareholdersConvened each year in June
Record DateAnnual general meeting of shareholders and year-end dividend payments – March 31 (Interim dividend payments are not performed.)
Share unit number100
Shareholder registry administratorTransfer Agent Department, Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Method of Public NoticeElectronic notice
In the case of accidents or other unavoidable circumstances, we will announce by posting in Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
Stock exchange listingTokyo 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)