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, Daifuku aims to achieve a consolidated dividend payout ratio of 30% or more on average for the three years and increase its corporate value through investment in growth.
The Company has decided its interim dividend for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023 to 40 yen per share, based on a resolution made at the Board of Directors meeting held on November 8, 2022. The Company plans to pay a year-end dividend of 65 yen per share, for an annual dividend of 105 yen and a dividend payout ratio of 33.1%.
Dividend trends and payment timing
|Fiscal||Record date||Dividend per share (yen)||Payment|
|2022 interim||September 30, 2022||40||December 5, 2022|
|2021 yer-end||March 31, 2022||55||June 27, 2022|
|2021 interim||September 30, 2021||35||December 3, 2021|
|2020 year-end||March 31, 2021||50||June 28, 2021|