Notice of revision of dividend forecast for fiscal 2019

August 2, 2019
Asahi Kasei Corp.

The forecast for the fiscal 2019 dividend per share has been revised at a meeting of the Board of Directors of Asahi Kasei held on August 2, 2019.

The company’s basic policy is to balance investments for growth and shareholder returns by maintaining an appropriate internal reserve while aiming for stable dividends and dividend increases through continuous expansion of earnings.

The interim dividend and year-end dividend for fiscal 2019 are now each forecasted to be ¥18 per share in consideration of the above stated policy.

In accordance with Asahi Kasei’s Articles of Incorporation, interim dividends are determined by resolution of the Board of Directors.

  Cash dividends per share (yen)
  At end of Q2 At fiscal year end Total annual
Previous forecast
(May 10, 2019)
    36
Revised forecast 18 18 36
cf. fiscal 2018 17 17 34