Ownership

Principal shareholders

(as of September 30, 2016)
Name Number of Shares Held (Thousands) Holding Ratio (%)
Masayoshi Son 231,205 19.26
SoftBank Group Corp. 111,700 9.30
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 83,346 6.94
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 68,047 5.67
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK 380055 45,560 3.79
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NV 10 15,039 1.25
STATE STREET BANK WEST CLIENT - TREATY 505234 13,199 1.10
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd. (Securities Investment Trust Account) 12,510 1.04
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 7) 11,726 0.98
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 1) 11,617 0.97
Top 10 Shareholders 603,947 50.30
[Note]
  • *
    SoftBank Group Corp. retired 100 million (8.33% of total number of shares issued prior to the retirement) out of its 111.7 million of treasury shares on October 31, 2016.

Breakdown

Breakdown by type of shareholder

(as of September 30, 2016)

(%)
  Sept. 2014 Mar. 2015 Sept. 2015 Mar. 2016 Sept. 2016
Individuals and others 29.51 30.51 31.17 33.69 37.74
Foreign institutions and individuals 45.63 44.23 43.47 38.82 34.83
Financial institutions 16.70 17.42 18.49 20.60 22.00
Other companies 4.59 4.77 4.37 4.17 4.46
Financial instruments firm 3.57 3.07 2.50 2.72 0.97
Government and public bodies - - - - -
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
[Note]
  • *
    Treasury stock is included in “Individuals and others.”

Breakdown by number of shares held

(as of September 30, 2016)

Number of shareholdersRatio (%)
<100 13,194 6.08
100 - 1,000 177,883 82.01
1,000 - 10,000 24,155 11.14
10,000 - 100,000 1,291 0.59
100,000 - 500,000 216 0.10
≧500,000 182 0.08
Total 216,921 100.00

Historical number of shareholders

Number of shareholders