Press Releases 2012

Dividend Payout (Interim Dividend)

November 15, 2012

SOFTBANK CORP. announces that its Board of Directors resolved the matter of implementation of interim dividend on November 15, 2012. This applies to shareholders on record as of the base date of September 30, 2012. No amendments are made to the forecast of dividends announced in the ‘Announcement on Implementation of Interim Dividend and Forecasts of Dividends for the Fiscal Year Ending March 2013’ on July 31, 2012.
A temporary account closing was executed in order to implement the interim dividend. The profit of the six-month period ended September 30, 2012 (April 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012) was included in the calculation of the amount available for distribution.

1. Details of Dividend

  Resolution Content Latest Forecast
(Announced on July 31, 2012)
Actual for Fiscal Year Ended March 2012
Base date September 30, 2012 Same as on the left March 31, 2012
Dividend per share JPY 20.00 Same as on the left JPY 40.00
Total amount of dividends JPY 22,104 million JPY 43,940 million
Effective date December 14, 2012 June 25, 2012
Resource of dividend Retained earnings Retained earnings

2. Temporary Account Closing

(1) Date of Temporary Account Closing

September 30, 2012

(2) Outline of Temporary Financial Statements

(JPY million)
Total assets 3,088,113 As of September 30, 2012
Total equity 508,321
Retained earnings 78,615
Net sales 22,867 From April 1, 2012
to September 30, 2012
Operating income 15,903
Ordinary income 74,336
Net income 51,120

(Reference) Dividend break down

  Dividend per Share
Base dateSix-month Period
(September 30, 2012)
Year-end Total
Fiscal year ending March 2013 forecast JPY 20.00 JPY 40.00
Fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 dividend paid JPY 20.00
Fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 dividend paid JPY 0.00 JPY 40.00 JPY 40.00
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