Dividend Payout (Interim Dividend)
October 16, 2019
SoftBank Group Corp.
SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announced that on October 16, 2019 its Board of Directors resolved the distribution of interim dividend from surplus with a record date of September 30, 2019 as follows. The amount of dividend per share is in line with the forecast of dividend announced in “Consolidated Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2019,” dated May 9, 2019.
1. Details of Dividend
|Dividend to be distributed||Latest forecast
(as of May 9, 2019)
Fiscal year ended March 2019
|Record date||September 30, 2019||Same as on the left||September 30, 2018||March 31, 2019|
|JPY 22.00||Same as on the left||JPY 22.00||JPY 22.00|
|Total cash dividend||JPY 45,567 million||-||JPY 23,982 million||JPY 23,184 million|
|Payable date||December 9, 2019||-||December 10, 2018||June 20, 2019|
|Dividend resource||Retained earnings||-||Retained earnings|
- *1The amounts of total cash dividend are rounded off to the nearest unit.
- *2SBG conducted a share split at a ratio of two-for-one effective from June 28, 2019. The dividend per share for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019 is the amount before the share split.
2. Breakdown of Annual Dividend
|Dividend per share|
|Fiscal year ending March 2020 (forecast)||-||JPY 22.00||JPY 44.00|
|Fiscal year ending March 2020||JPY 22.00||-||-|
|Fiscal year ended March 2019||JPY 22.00||JPY 22.00||JPY 44.00|
- *SBG conducted a share split at a ratio of two-for-one effective from June 28, 2019. The cash dividend per share for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019 is the amount before the share split.
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