To our Shareholders and Investors
First of all, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for your support and patronage.
Ever since the establishment of Amano Corporation, we have placed “People & Time” and “People & Air” as our corporate theme, and customer satisfaction as the core essence of our business activities. All Amano employees work under the “customer-first” principle and will listen to customers. In addition, to make Amano an attractive corporation for shareholders and investors, we have placed the maximization of corporate value as the priority strategy for the management.
Under the 8th Medium-term Business Plan, that was launched in April 2020, with the Group's management concept of "The 3rd Stage Towards a 100-year Company-Establishing a solid business foundation that leads to sustainable growth," we will address the following two key issues towards achieving the goal of enhancing our corporate value while keeping ESG management in mind and emphasizing the establishment of a business management system that is suitable for the era of globalization and further efforts to ensure thorough compliance as a foundation.
① Investing in growth drivers
② Establish unrivaled competitive advantage
As for the year-end dividend, in accordance with our basic dividend policy and to show our appreciation for the continued support from our shareholders, we have decided to add JPY5 on top of the initial plan and pay JPY50 per share. Furthermore, to commemorate our 90th anniversary in November 2021, we have decided to pay an additional commemorative dividend of 20 yen per share. As a result, combined with the already paid interim dividend of JPY25 per share, the annual dividend will be JPY95 per share.
Regarding the business environment for FY2022 (year ending March 2023), while the effects of COVID-19 continue to linger, economic activities are resuming spurred by the recovery trend of the Chinese economy and the rising rate of vaccinations around the world. However, despite these signs of economic recovery, it is expected that uncertainties will remain due to the global shortage of semiconductors, concerns over the resurgence of COVID-19, and price inflation caused by the situation in Ukraine.
Under such environment, in order to maximize our corporate value, we will strive to achieve the business targets as one united force by steadily implementing the business plan, and while doing so, we will strengthen and expand our management foundation.
Your continued support and patronage will be greatly appreciated.
President & Representative Director