Press Releases 2017

Dividend Payout (Year-end Dividend)

April 28, 2017
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announced that on April 28, 2017 its Board of Directors passed a resolution to submit the following proposal regarding dividend from surplus with a record date of March 31, 2017 to the 37th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled on June 21, 2017. The amount of dividend per share is in line with the forecast of dividend announced in “Dividend Payout (Year-end Dividend) and Dividend Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 2017,” dated April 21, 2016.

Fiscal year ended March 2017 Reference:
Fiscal year ended March 2016
Year-end (Actual) Interim Year-end Interim
Dividend to be distributed (as of April 21, 2016) Latest forecast
Record date March 31, 2017 March 31, 2017 September 30, 2016 March 31, 2016 September 30, 2015
Dividend per share JPY 22.00 JPY 22.00 JPY 22.00 JPY 21.00 JPY 20.00
Total cash dividend JPY 23,964 million - JPY 23,957 million JPY 24,085 million JPY 23,477 million
Payable date June 22, 2017 - December 12, 2016 June 23, 2016 December 14, 2015
Dividend resource Retained earnings - Retained earnings Retained earnings
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    The total amounts of cash dividend are rounded off to the nearest million yen.

Reference: Breakdown of annual dividend

Dividend per share
Interim Year-end Total
Fiscal year ended March 2017 (actual and plan) JPY 22.00 (planned)
JPY 22.00
(planned)
JPY 44.00
Fiscal year ended March 2016 (actual) JPY 20.00 JPY 21.00 JPY 41.00
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