Shareholders' Information

Return to Shareholders

Dividend Policy

Yahoo Japan Corporation aims to achieve sustained growth in corporate value over the medium to long term. For that purpose, the Group recognizes the importance of actively pursuing upfront investments to our services, capital expenditures, and capital and business alliances for future growth. At the same time, Yahoo Japan Corporation recognizes its responsibility as a listed company to recompense shareholders by returning profits to them.
Guided by the above policy, for the fiscal year ended March 2017, the Company declared a year-end cash dividend of ¥8.86 per share, the same amount paid last year. For the fiscal year ending March 2018, the Company plans to pay the same amount of cash dividend per share.

Dividend Trends

End of Interim Fiscal Year End*
FY2016 - 8.86 yen
FY2015 - 8.86 yen
FY2014 - 8.86 yen
FY2013 - 4.43 yen
FY2012 - 4.01 yen
FY2011 - 3.47 yen
FY2010 - 3.18 yen
FY2009 - 2.88 yen
FY2008 - 1.30 yen
FY2007 - 1.04 yen
FY2006 - 0.96 yen
FY2005 - 0.78 yen
FY2004 - 0.60 yen
*
Data from FY2004 to FY2012 have been retroactively adjusted to the current basis in consideration of the stock splits.

(Note) Dividends had not been paid before FY2003.

Purchase of Own Shares

Purchase Period Total number of shares
acquired (1,000 shares)*
Purchase Price
(Millions of yen)
August 2014 450
(0.01%)
198
October 2013 - January 2014 57,240
(1.0%)
29,999
February 2013 - March 2013 516
(0.9%)
19,999
March 2009 1,185
(2.0%)
30,027
June 2008 - July 2008 1,210
(2.0%)
51,639
*
The numbers in parentheses represent the ratio of the shares acquired out of the total number of shares issued.