(As of March 31, 2019)
Toyota deems the benefit of its shareholders as one of its priority management policies, and it continues to work to improve its corporate structure to realize sustainable growth in order to enhance its corporate value. Toyota will strive to continue to pay stable dividends on its common shares aiming at a consolidated dividend payout ratio, defined as dividends per common share divided by net income attributable to Toyota Motor Corporation per common share, of 30%. Toyota will pay dividends on the First Series Model AA Class Shares in accordance with a prescribed calculation method.
In order to successfully compete in this highly competitive industry, Toyota plans to utilize its internal funds for the early commercialization of technologies for next-generation environment and safety giving priority to customer safety and sense of security. Considering these factors, with respect to the dividends for fiscal 2019, Toyota has determined to pay a year-end dividend of 120 yen per common share by a resolution of the board of directors pursuant to Toyota’s articles of incorporation. As a result, combined with the interim dividend of 100 yen per common share, the annual dividend will be 220 yen per common share, and the total amount of the dividends on common shares for the year will be 626.8 billion yen. Furthermore, Toyota will flexibly repurchase shares with the aim to promote capital efficiency by comprehensively taking into consideration cash reserves, stock price levels and the like.