Stock Information

(as of March 31, 2017)

Number of Shares and Shareholders
Number of shares authorized 300,000,000 shares
Number of shares issued 82,524,009 shares
Number of shareholders 19,369 persons


Major Shareholders (Top 10)
Shareholders Number of Shares Held
(1,000 Stocks of Units)
Percentage of Shares Held
Nippon Flour Mills Clients Shareholding Association 4,452 5.5%
Japan Trustees Services Bank, Ltd. (trust account) 4,009 4.9%
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (trust account) 3,660 4.5%
Mitsui Life Insurance Co., Ltd. 3,497 4.3%
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. 3,349 4.1%
DUSKIN CO., LTD. 2,510 3.1%
ITOCHU Corporation 2,250 2.7%
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 2,246 2.7%
The Norinchukin Bank 2,060 2.5%
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, Co., Ltd. 2,004 2.4%
note : Percentage of Shares Held is calculated exclusive of treasury stock.

Distribution by Ownership of Shares
Financial Institutions 33.6%
Individual Investors 25.3%
Companies in Japan 24.9%
Non-Japanese Investors 12.4%
Treasury Stocks 2.5%
Securities Firms 1.2%




Distribution by Number of Shares
Shareholders possessing 100,000 shares or more 73.5%
Shareholders possessing 10,000 shares or more 9.4%
Shareholders possessing 1,000 shares or more 8.7%
Shareholders possessing 100 shares or more 8.4%
Shareholders possessing below 1,000 shares 0.0%



Shareholders’ Information
Fiscal Year April 1st to March 31st
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (date of record) March 31st
Year-end Dividend (date of record) March 31st
Interim Dividend (date of record) September 30th
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders June
Round Lot 1,000 shares


Transfer Agent Office Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank,Limited
1-4-1 Marunouchi,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo
Handling Agent Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank,Limited
Transfer Agency Department
2-8-4 Izumi,Suginami-ku,Tokyo 168-0063
Telephone:0120-782-031(toll free)
Handling Offices Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank,Limited
All Branch Offices in japan


• Toll free telephone service 0120-782-031
(24 hours; automatic voice information system)
Website(Japanese)