Cash Dividends

Let us inform you of our new dividend policy and the last five-year trend of dividends.

Dividend Policy

To sustainably increase our corporate value, we at Komatsu are working to secure a sound financial position and strengthen our competitiveness. Concerning cash dividends to our shareholders, we maintain the policy of continuing stable dividends by comprehensively considering consolidated business results, future investment plans, cash flow and other related factors. Specifically, we have set the policy of a consolidated payout ratio of 40% or higher.

FY2007 - FY2009 FY2010 - FY2012 FY2013 - FY2015 FY2016 - FY2018 FY2019 -

20% or higher

20% - 40%

30% - 50%

40% - 60%

40% or higher

Past Performance

*Cash dividends per share represent the amount based on the resolution by the ordinary general meeting of shareholders.

Fiscal year Interim (yen) Year-end (yen) Annual (yen) Consolidated dividend payout ratio(%)
[Total payout ratio]
Note
FY2019(ending March 31, 2020)(projection)

55yen

39yen

94yen

57.7%

-

FY2018(ending March 31, 2019)

51yen

59yen

110yen

40.5%

-

FY2017(ended March 31, 2018)

36yen

48yen

84yen

40.3%

-

FY2016(ended March 31, 2017)

29yen

29yen

58yen

48.2%

-

FY2015(ended March 31, 2016)

29yen

29yen

58yen

39.8%

-

FY2014(ended March 31, 2015)

29yen

29yen

58yen

35.8% [55.2%]

Share buyback(about 300 billion yen)