Press Releases


May 30, 2012

Kurita Water Industries Announces Dividends

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President: Toshiyuki Nakai) announces that a meeting of the Board of Directors held on May 30, 2012 has determined the amount of dividends to be paid. The record date for the dividends is March 31, 2012.
The amount will be proposed at the 76th ordinary shareholders' meeting to be held on June 28, 2012.

Details are as follows:

1. Details of dividends

  Decision Latest dividend forecast
(announced on April 27, 2012)
Previous fiscal year
(ended March 2011)
Record date March 31, 2012 March 31, 2012 March 31, 2011
Dividend per share 20.00 yen 20.00 yen 19.00 yen
Total amount of dividends 2,533 million yen 2,406 million yen
Effective date June 29, 2012 June 30, 2011
Dividend resource Retained earnings Retained earnings

2. Reason

The Company aims to pay consistent dividends, taking into account its business performance and investments in operations.
Considering future business deployment and the support of shareholders, the Company plans to pay a dividend per share of 20 yen for the fiscal year ended March 2012.

(For reference) Breakdown of annual dividend

  Dividend per share (yen)
Record date End of first half Year end Annual
This fiscal year
(ended March 2012)
20 20 40
Previous fiscal year
(ended March 2011)
19 19 38