Dividend Payout (Year-end Dividend)

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announced that on April 28, 2017 its Board of Directors passed a resolution to submit the following proposal regarding dividend from surplus with a record date of March 31, 2017 to the 37th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled on June 21, 2017. 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.

Fiscal year ended March 2017Reference:
Fiscal year ended March 2016
Year-end(Actual) InterimYear-endInterim
Dividend to be distributed(as of April 21, 2016) Latest forecast
Record dateMarch 31, 2017March 31, 2017September 30, 2016March 31, 2016September 30, 2015
Dividend per shareJPY 22.00JPY 22.00JPY 22.00JPY 21.00JPY 20.00
Total cash dividendJPY 23,964 million-JPY 23,957 millionJPY 24,085 millionJPY 23,477 million
Payable dateJune 22, 2017-December 12, 2016June 23, 2016December 14, 2015
Dividend resourceRetained earnings-Retained earningsRetained earnings
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    The total amounts of cash dividend are rounded off to the nearest million yen.

Reference: Breakdown of annual dividend

Dividend per share
Fiscal year ended March 2017 (actual and plan)JPY 22.00(planned)
JPY 22.00
JPY 44.00
Fiscal year ended March 2016 (actual)JPY 20.00JPY 21.00JPY 41.00
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