Q: When was Aderans established?
A: Aderans Co., Ltd. was established on March 1, 1969, and transitioned into the holding company, Aderans Holdings, on September 1, 2007. The Company absorbed our two operating companies, Aderans Co., Ltd. and Fontaine Co., Ltd., and be renamed Aderans Co., Ltd. on September 1, 2010. Please visit Company Profile for details.
Q: When does the Company close its books?
A: The fiscal year-end is the last day of February, and the interim period ends on the last day of August.
Q: When does the Company announce its business results?
A: Results are disclosed soon after the close of each term. The latest results-that is, data for the first half of fiscal 2009, the year ending February 28, 2009-will be announced in the third week of October, 2008.
Q: Where is the Company's stock listed?
A: On the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Q: What is the stock code?
Q: What is the minimum number of shares in a trading unit?
Q: What is your shareholder return policy?
A: Our targets are a payout ratio of 50% and a gross shareholder return (dividends and treasury stock buyback) ratio of 100%, based on consolidated net income. However, if a significant demand for capital arises during any given fiscal period for such investment activities as mergers and acquisitions, the gross shareholder return ratio will drop to 50%.
Q: Do you have a special benefit plan for shareholders?
Q: How much is the dividend per share?
A: For the fiscal year ending February 28, 2010, we expect to pay an interim dividend of ¥0 per share and a year-end dividend of ¥0 per share, for an annual dividend of ¥0 per share.