Dividend Payout (Interim Dividend)
October 27, 2016
SoftBank Group Corp.
SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces that today its Board of Directors resolved the distribution of interim dividend from surplus with a record date of September 30, 2016 as follows. The amount of dividend per share is in line with the forecast of dividend announced in “Dividend Payout (Year-end Dividend) and Dividend Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 2017,” dated April 21, 2016.
1. Details of Dividend
|Dividend Resolved to be Distributed||Latest Dividend Forecast
(announced on April 21, 2016)
|Reference: Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended March 2016|
|Record date||September 30, 2016||Same as on the left||September 30, 2015||March 31, 2016|
|Dividend per share||JPY 22.00||Same as on the left||JPY 20.00||JPY 21.00|
|Total cash dividend||JPY 23,957 million||-||JPY 23,477 million||JPY 24,085 million|
|Payable date||December 12, 2016||-||December 14, 2015||June 23, 2016|
|Dividend resource||Retained earnings||-||Retained earnings|
- *The amount of cash dividend are rounded off to the nearest million yen.
2. Breakdown of Annual Dividend
|Cash Dividend per Share|
|Fiscal year ending March 2017 (forecast)||-||JPY 22.00||JPY 44.00|
|Fiscal year ending March 2017||JPY 22.00||-||-|
|Fiscal year ended March 2016||JPY 20.00||JPY 21.00||JPY 41.00|
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