Stock Overview

Basic Information

(as of February 28, 2018)
Securities Code 4668
Stock Listing First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange
Number of Shares Issued 27,803,600
Number of Shares Per Unit 100
Annual Settlement Period August 31
Annual Meeting of Shareholders November
Shareholder Registry Administrator Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.
1-4-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
Contact Address For Postal Mail and Telephone Inquiries Transfer Agent Division, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.
2-8-4, Izumi, Suginami Ward, Tokyo, 168-0063. Japan
TEL: 0120-782-031 (Toll Free within Japan only)
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd. Stock Transfer Agent Service

Principal Shareholders

Principal Shareholders Number of Shares Owned Investment Ratio
MEIKO KYOIKU KENKYUJO (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation) 2,000,000 7.19%
Hirotake Watanabe 1,794,600 6.46%
GAKKEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 1,173,573 4.22%
MEIKO CO., LTD. 1,000,000 3.60%
THE MASTER TRUST BANK OF JAPAN 981,700 3.53%
Yoshiko Okui 792,800 2.85%
THE BANK OF NEW YORK 134104 750,000 2.70%
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK GTS CLI ENTS ACCOUNT ESCROW 681,300 2.45%
JAPAN TRUSTEE SERVICES BANK, LTD. 620,300 2.23%
THE BANK OF NEW YORK 134105 585,000 2.10%

According to a Large Volume Shareholding Report (Change Report) dated September 28, 2017, as submitted by Lindsell Train Limited, 1,580,700 shares (5.69% holdings) were held as of September 21, 2017.

According to a Large Volume Shareholding Report (Change Report) dated December 7, 2016, as submitted by FIL Investments (Japan) Limited and joint shareholder FMR LLC, 1,386,800 shares (4.99% holdings) were held as of November 30, 2016.

According to a Large Volume Shareholding Report dated May 19, 2015, as submitted by Mission Value Partners, LLC , 1,196,800 shares (4.30% holdings) were held as of May 15, 2015.

According to a Large Volume Shareholding Report dated September 19, 2017, as submitted by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., 954,700 shares (3.44% holdings) were held as of September 11, 2017.

Number of Shares by Owner

Shareholder type Number of Shares Owned Ratio of Shares Owned
Financial Institutions 4,047,900 14.56%
Financial Instrument Traders 327,718 1.18%
Other Corporations 5,019,745 18.05%
Foreign Corporations 6,116,379 22.00%
Foreign Individuals 11,010 0.04%
Individuals/Other 12,280,848 44.17%