Shareholders Information

DAIICHI SANKYO Stock information as of March 31, 2018

Ticker code Stock exchange listings Number of shares authorized Number of shares issued
4568 Tokyo(first sections) 2,800,000,000 709,011,343

Dividend History


  Interim Year-End Total Cash Dividend per share
FY2014 30 30 60
FY2015 40 30 70
FY2016 35 35 70
FY2017 35 35 70
FY2018 (Estimate)35 (Estimate)35 (Estimate)70

Number of shareholders


Distribution of Shares

Owners Number of shares held
(Shares Thousand)
Ratio of share Contribution
Government and Public 0 0.00
Financial institutions 297,963 42.03
Financial instruments firms 9,550 1.35
Domestic corporations 30,193 4.26
Foreign individuals and foreign corporations 213,336 30.09
Individuals and others 96,621 13.63
Treasury stock 61,345 8.65
Total 709,011 100

Principal Shareholders

Ranking Name of Shareholders Number of Shares Held
(Shares Thousand)
Ratio of Share Contribution
1 The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (trust account) 56,565 8.73
2 JP MORGAN CHASE BANK 380055 56,068 8.66
3 Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (trust account) 46,712 7.21
4 Nippon Life Insurance Company 35,776 5.52
5 Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd. as trustee for Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Retirement Benefit Trust Account re-entrusted by Mizuho Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. 14,402 2.22
7 Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (trust account 5) 10,936 1.69
8 Employee stock ownership of Daiichi Sankyo Group 10,278 1.59
9 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 9,913 1.53
10 The Shizuoka Bank, Ltd. 9,390 1.45
Total 262,659 40.55
  • Notes:1. The Company holds 61,343,747 treasury shares, which are excluded from the above list.
  • 2. Treasury shares are not included in the computing of equity stake.

Stock information

Business year From April 1 to March 31 of the following year
Settlement day for shareholder dividends March 31 (year end) and September 30 (interim)
(Shareholders can choose to receive dividend payments through postal money transfer, or deposit into bank account or postal savings account.)
Annual general meeting of shareholders June each year
Stock trading unit 100 shares
Share registrar Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mailing address and telephone number Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Corporate Agency Division
Shin-TOKYO Post Office
post office box No.29 137-8081, JAPAN
Tel: 0120-232-711(toll free)
Web site for public notifications
(in Japanese only)
Notifications of Daiichi Sankyo are to be published on the above website. In the event that this cannot be achieved due to unavoidable reasons such as a system failure, however, notifications will be published in the Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

Procedures for Selling and Purchasing Fractional Unit Shares

Selling your stock

If you wish to sell your fractional unit shares (less than 100 shares), please contact our share registrar. If you utilize a stock storage transfer system, please contact the securities company where you hold your account.

Purchasing additional stock

If you possess a fractional unit of shares (less than 100 shares) and you wish to purchase additional shares to make up a whole unit, please contact our share registrar. If you utilize a stock storage transfer system, please contact the securities company where you hold your account.

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