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Shareholder Return

Basic policy for profit allocation

It is to stably increase dividends to shareholders in accordance with business performance, investment plan and other aspects. In order to clarify the policy, Terumo will aim for the target dividend payout ratio of 30% over the medium to long term.

  • * Terumo Corporation split each share of common stock into two shares effective on 1st April 2014, and this forecast of cash dividends per share is reflected this stock split.

Dividend Payment History

  Dividend (Unit: Yen / share) Dividend payout ratio (%)
Interim dividend Year-end dividend Annual dividend
FYE 3/2007 12 16 28 15.1%
FYE 3/2008 14 18 32 14.5%
FYE 3/2009 16 16 32 16.4%
FYE 3/2010 16 16 32 14.9%
FYE 3/2011 16 18 34 20.0%
FYE 3/2012 17 22 39 30.6%
FYE 3/2013 22 22 44 17.8%
FYE 3/2014 29 29 58 32.3%
Split each share of common stock into two shares effective on 1st April 2014
FYE 3/2015 14.5 16 30.5 30.1%
FYE 3/2016 19 20 39 28.9%
FYE 3/2017  20 (forecast) 21 (forecast) 41 (forecast) 31.3%

Share Buyback History

Acquisition period Shares acquired Total acquisition cost
(thousand yen)
Dec. 14, 2001 - Jan. 23, 2002 2,800,000 4,567,728
Jan. 25 - Feb. 20, 2002 2,200,000 3,254,260
Jun. 28 - Jul. 17, 2002 1,300,000 2,084,490
Jul. 19 - Aug. 21, 2002 1,200,000 1,973,021
Sep. 20, 2002 1,250,000 2,215,000
Feb. 21, 2003 1,250,000 2,311,250
Jul. 18, 2003 860,000 1,701,940
Oct. 30 - Dec. 4, 2003 1,000,000 1,991,824
Dec. 19, 2003 - Jan. 21, 2004 599,700 1,187,435
Mar. 19 - May. 20, 2004 51,400 118,817
Nov. 28, 2006 4,230,000 19,965,600
Aug. 21, 2007 2,500,000 12,600,000
Mar. 10, 2008 2,350,000 12,690,000
Oct. 31 - Nov. 14, 2008 4,000,000 17,861,923
Feb. 4 - Mar. 24, 2015 915,600 2,999,879
Aug. 12, 2015 3,089,800 10,999,688
Feb. 5 - Mar. 24, 2016 12,767,900 49,999,805
Feb. 10, 2017 11,000,000 44,220,000

Cancellation of Treasury Stock

Date of cancellation Shares cancelled Percentage of issued shares before the cancellation
Nov. 10, 2011 20,996,000 9.96%

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