Daifuku regards the return of profits to shareholders as its most important management task and has adopted a performance-based policy for cash dividends based on consolidated net income.
Under its three-year business plan Value Transformation 2023, the Company aims to achieve a consolidated dividend payout ratio of 30% or more on average for the three years.
With respect to dividends for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2024, the Company plans to pay an annual dividend of 37 yen (an interim dividend of 14 yen per share and a year-end dividend of 23 yen) and a dividend payout ratio of 34.1%.
Dividend trends and payment timing
|Fiscal||Record date||Dividend per share (yen)||Payment|
|2023 interim||September 30, 2023||14||December 5, 2023|
|2022 year-end||March 31, 2023||23.3 (70)||June 26, 2023|
|2022 interim||September 30, 2022||13.3 (40)||December 5, 2022|
The Company conducted a three-for-one split of its common stock effective April 1, 2023. Dividends for the fiscal 2022 and earlier periods are calculated retroactively from the stock split. Figures in the parentheses show the dividends actually paid.