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Corporate Profile

Q.When was the company founded?


Q.What is the business summary of the company?


Q.I would like to know about the management strategies and future prospects of the company.

  • A.Since the foundation of the company we have been contributing to the development of the society by providing solutions that is suited to the changes of industrial structure, such as motor application, industrial automation, mechatronics technologies and robots. We will accelerate the development of technologies and products which has the characteristic to maintain good relation between human and environment and moreover satisfy the market needs.

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Q.What is the company’s security code?

  • A.The security code is “6506”.

Q.Where is the company’s stock listed?

  • A.The company is listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange and Fukuoka Stock Exchange.

Q.When was the company listed?

  • A.The company was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in May 1949. In June of the same year, our company was listed on the Fukuoka Stock Exchange.

Q.What is the company’s trading unit?

  • A.The trading unit is 100 shares.

Q.Who is the share transfer agent?

  • A.The share transfer agent is Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

Q.Where is the contact address for affairs concerning shares?

  • A.The transfer agent is Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. which is mentioned below. The intermediary offices are all branches nationwide of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. and head office and all branches nationwide of Mizuho Investors Securities, Co., Ltd.
  •      For postal and telephone inquiries:
    Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
    Transfer Department
    17-7, Saga 1-chome, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-8722 Japan
    Phone: 0120-288-324 (toll free only in Japan)
  •      For detail, please refer to Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.’s website.

Q.When are the record dates for the dividends?

  • A.The record dates for the dividends in FY2019 (Fiscal year ending February, 2020) shall be August 31, 2019 for the interim dividends and the last day of February, 2020 for the year-end dividends.

Q.When is an General Meeting of Shareholders held?

  • A.Starting from FY2017 (Fiscal year ending February 28, 2018), the end of accounting period shall change from March 20 to the last day of February. Accordingly, an annual General Meeting of Shareholders shall be convened every year in May. For detailed information please refer to the notice which will be sent to the shareholders prior to the meeting. The schedule is to be released on the IR Calendar accordingly.

Q.How can I exercise my voting right?

  • A.A notice of convocation and a voting card for the general meeting of shareholders are sent to the shareholders whose voting rights are registered in the register of shareholders as of the record date of the general meeting of shareholders (last day of February).You may exercise your voting right by any of the following methods:
    1. By attending a general meeting of shareholders and submitting a voting card at the reception desk.
    2. By returning the voting card indicating the approval or disapproval for each proposal.
    3. By accessing the voting website on the Internet, enter the voting code and password on the voting card, and enter your approval or disapproval (For PCs).
    4. By using the QR code on the voting card to access the voting website and enter your votes (Smartphones, etc.)

Q.Is there a shareholder benefit program?

  • A.There is no shareholder benefit program.

Financial Information

Q.When is the company’s fiscal year-end?

  • A.In FY2017 (Fiscal year ending February 28, 2018), the end of accounting period changed from March 20 to the last day of February. As a transitional year for this change, FY2017 business year commenced on March 21, 2017 and ended on February 28, 2018. Starting FY2018 (Fiscal year ended February 28, 2019), the business year shall be one year commencing on March 1 and ending on the last day of February. The end of accounting period is the last day of February every year.

Q.Where can I find financial materials?

  • A.Financial results announcements, presentation materials, YASKAWA Report and other materials can be viewed on IR Materials.

Q.Where can I find the schedule for the announcements of financial results?


Q.What is your policy on capital efficiency?

  • A.We anticipate shareholders’ equity costs at 10% while aiming to create greater profit. We are targeting a return on equity of at least 15% and a return on invested capital of at least 15% in our mid-term and long-term business plans.
    In addition, from the perspective of enhancing corporate value, we are working to increase earnings while at the same time reducing capital costs through (1) reducing the risks and volatility of our businesses, (2) reducing operational risks, and (3) providing appropriate guidance based on opportunities and risks.

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