KONICA MINOLTA

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Dividend Payments and Acquisition of Own Shares

KONICA MINOLTA, INC

Dividend policy

The policy regarding the payment of dividends from retained earnings, etc. calls for the basic approach of making a comprehensive evaluation of consolidated performance and funding requirements to promote strategic investments in growth fields while seeking to implement proactive shareholder returns. The Company strives to enhance shareholder returns through higher dividends as well as a flexible acquisition of the Company’s own shares.

(yen)

  Year ended Interim Term end Year ended Payout ratio
(Year ended) (%)
Term 114
(Plan)
March 2018 15.0 (15.0) (30.0) (49.6)
Term 113 March 2017 15.0 15.0 30.0 47.1
Term 112 March 2016 15.0 15.0 30.0 47.0
Term 111 March 2015 10.0 10.0 20.0 30.9
Term 110 March 2014 10.0 7.5 17.5 42.3
Term 109 March 2013 7.5 7.5 15.0 52.6
Term 108 March 2012 7.5 7.5 15.0 38.9
Term 107 March 2011 7.5 7.5 15.0 30.7
Term 106 March 2010 7.5 7.5 15.0 47.0
Term 105 March 2009 10.0 10.0 20.0 69.9
Term 104 March 2008 7.5 7.5 15.0 11.6
Term 103 March 2007 0.0 10.0 10.0 7.3
Term 102 March 2006 0.0 0.0 0.0 -
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After Term 111, Payout ratio calculated by IFRS base
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The figures above represent the dividends paid per share.
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Schedule of dividend payments
 Interim:In late November
 Term end:In late May of the following term
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Breakdown for dividends of 2Q Mar/2014
 Common stock: ¥ 7.50
 Commemorative dividend: ¥ 2.50

Details of Acquisition of Own Shares

Acquisition period Method of acquisition Number of shares to be acquired Total value of shares to be acquired Note
Discretionary trading by a securities company 6,571,500 shares ¥9,999,960,300 -
Discretionary trading by a securities company 8,721,500 shares ¥9,999,971,651 -
Acquisition in the market through a trust bank 19,779,400 shares ¥19,999,979,700 -

Details of the Cancellation of Treasury Shares

Date of Cancellation Type of shares to be canceled Number of shares to be canceled Ratio of the total number of issued shares prior to cancellation Note
Common shares 9 million shares 1.8% -
Common shares 20 million shares 3.8% -

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