Notice of determination of dividends from surplus (interim dividend) and forecast for year-end dividend
November 6, 2020
Asahi Kasei Corp.
The Board of Directors of Asahi Kasei Corp. has today made a resolution as shown below regarding the payment of dividends from surplus for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 (interim dividend) with a date of record of September 30, 2020, and the year-end dividend forecast.
1. Dividends from surplus (interim dividend)
|Resolved today||Latest forecast
(announced on August 4, 2020)
|Previous interim dividend|
|Date of record||September 30, 2020||September 30, 2020||September 30, 2019|
|Dividend per share||¥17||Indeterminate||¥18|
|Total dividend amount||¥23,594 million||—||¥24,982 million|
|Payment date||December 1, 2020||—||December 3, 2019|
|Source of dividends||Retained earnings||—||Retained earnings|
2. Year-end dividend forecast
|Cash dividend per share (yen)|
|Date of record||End of Q2||Fiscal year end||Total|
|cf. fiscal 2019||¥18||¥16||¥34|
On November 6, 2020, the Board of Directors made a resolution for interim dividends of ¥17 per share. Furthermore, along with the announcement of the full-year performance forecast, the year-end dividend is forecasted to be ¥17 per share, with a total annual dividend forecast of ¥34 per share, the same as in the previous fiscal year.
In accordance with Asahi Kasei's Articles of Incorporation, dividends from surplus are determined by resolution of the Board of Directors.