FAQ

Company Information

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When was Yahoo Japan Corporation founded?
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Yahoo Japan Corporation was founded on January 31, 1996.

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When did Yahoo Japan Corporation go public?
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Yahoo Japan Corporation first publicly listed its shares on JASDAQ on November 4, 1997 and moved its listing to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on October 28, 2003.

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Where can I find the materials which explain the business overview of Yahoo Japan Corporation?
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Our Annual Reports include business overview.

Financial Information

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Where can I find Yahoo Japan Corporation's financial results?
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For financial results, go to Financial Results and Related Materials, and for financial results trends, click Financial Trends.

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Where can I find Yahoo Japan Corporation's business outlook?
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For business outlook, see the Business Results reports in the Financial Results and Related Materials.

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When is the next announcement of the financial results?
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Please refer to IR Calendar where we post the schedule around 45 days before the announcement of financial results.

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Can I see the videos of investors meetings?
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For videos and presentation materials of the investors meetings, see Financial Results and Related Materials.

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What is Yahoo Japan Corporation's fiscal year?
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The fiscal year ends on March 31 every year. However Yahoo Japan Corporation's financial results are announced every quarter. Please refer to the IR Calendar for our past and upcoming earnings announcement schedules.

Shareholders' Information

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What is Yahoo Japan Corporation's stock code?
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It is 4689.

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What is the shareholder composition like?
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Please refer to the Status of Shareholders.

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What is the unit of share transactions?
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100 shares.

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What is Yahoo Japan Corporation's Initial Public Offering price?
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Yahoo Japan Corporation listed on the JASDAQ on November 4, 1997, and the Initial Public Offering price was ¥2 million. The public issuing price was ¥700 thousand.

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Where can I find information on historical stock splits?
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For information on stock splits, see Historical Number of Shares Outstanding.

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Does Yahoo Japan Corporation have a special benefit plan for shareholders?
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The special benefit plan for shareholders was ended after distributing goods to shareholders at September 30, 2004. For details, see IR release PDF (16KB) .

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How can I check Yahoo Japan Corporation's stock price?
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The current stock price is available at Yahoo! Finance (Japanese only).

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How much does Yahoo Japan Corporation pay out in cash dividends?
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Commencing with the fiscal year ended March 2005, the Company decided to pay cash dividends. For details, refer to IR release PDF (16KB) .
For the fiscal year ended March 2017, the Company decided to pay ¥8.86 per share.

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When is the next Ordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders?
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The Ordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders is held in the latter half of June every year. The specific date will be announced in IR calendar in the latter half of April or the beginning of May. Please refer to IR Calendar for the schedules of past meetings.

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Can I find out about analyst coverage of Yahoo Japan Corporation?
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For analyst coverage, see Analyst Coverage.

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Who is Yahoo Japan Corporation's shareholder transfer agent?
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Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation.

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When are the dividend record dates?
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The year-end dividend record date is March 31.

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When are dividends paid?
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The year-end dividends are paid in June.

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Are there any interim dividends?
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There are no interim dividends.

Other Questions

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What kind of CSR activities Yahoo Japan Corporation conduct?
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Please refer to our Annual Reports, which contain sections on Corporate Social Responsibility.

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Where can I obtain information on the corporate governance of Yahoo Japan Corporation?
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Please refer to our report on Corporate Governance.

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How can I contact the IR department?
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To make enquires about IR related topics, click IR Contacts.