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Dividend Payout (Interim Dividend)

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announced that on October 22, 2020, its Board of Directors resolved the distribution of interim dividend from surplus with a record date of September 30, 2020 as follows.

1. Details of Dividend

 Dividend to be distributedLatest forecast
(as of 
May 18, 2020)
Reference: Fiscal year ended March 2020
InterimYear-end
Record dateSeptember 30, 2020Same as on the leftSeptember 30, 2019March 31, 2020
Dividend 
per share
JPY 22.00UndeterminedJPY 22.00JPY 22.00
Total cash dividendJPY 41,345 million-JPY 45,567 millionJPY 45,496 million
Payable dateDecember 14, 2020-December 9, 2019June 26, 2020
Dividend resourceRetained earnings-Retained earnings
  • The amounts of total cash dividend are rounded off to the nearest unit.

2. Rationale

SBG did not determine the dividend forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unsure market trends that followed. However, in light of the business environment and shareholders’ expectations for stable dividends, SBG determined to pay an interim dividend of JPY 22 per share, the same amount as in the previous fiscal year.

The year-end dividend forecast for the fiscal year ending March 2021 remains to be determined. The forecast will be announced immediately when it becomes available.

3. Breakdown of Annual Dividend

 Dividend per share
Record dateInterimYear-endTotal
Fiscal year ending March 2021 (forecast)-UndeterminedUndetermined
Fiscal year ending March 2021 (actual)JPY 22.00--
Fiscal year ended March 2020 (actual)JPY 22.00JPY 22.00JPY 44.00
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