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Number of Shares Issued

As of March 31, 2015

  Total number of shares authorized to be issued Total number of shares issued Number of shareholders
Common Stock 3,600,000,000 1,169,773,260 535,522
Change from March 31, 2014 - +125,065,493 -152,478

Ownership and Distribution of Shares

  2012
(As of March 31, 2013)
2013
(As of March 31, 2014)
2014
(As of March 31, 2015)
Number of Shareholders Number of Shares Held
(in thousands)
Percentage to Total Shares in Issue Number of Shareholders Number of Shares Held
(in thousands)
Percentage to Total Shares in Issue Number of Shareholders Number of Shares Held
(in thousands)
Percentage to Total Shares in Issue
Foreign Institutions and Individuals 1,303 330,107 32.6% 1,354 441,409 42.3% 1,411 662,345 56.6%
Japanese Financial Institutions 129 231,071 22.8% 127 193,729 18.5% 97 230,875 19.7%
Japanese Individuals and Others 740,076 388,381 38.4% 682,846 349,811 33.5% 531,164 233,457 20.0%
Other Japanese Corporations 3,861 34,555 3.4% 3,578 33,653 3.2% 2,797 27,203 2.3%
Japanese Securities Firms 102 27,836 2.8% 95 26,105 2.5% 53 15,893 1.4%
Total 745,471 1,011,950 100% 688,000 1,044,708 100% 535,522 1,169,773 100%

Historical Data

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Major Shareholders

As of March 31, 2015

  Name Number of
Shares Held
(in thousands)
Percentage of
Shares Held
1 Citibank as Depositary Bank for Depositary Receipt Holders (Note 1) 127,805 10.9%
2 The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) (Note 2) 53,346 4.6%
3 Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) (Note 2) 50,809 4.3%
4 Goldman, Sachs & Co. Reg(Note 3) 34,806 3.0%
5 State Street Bank and Trust Company(Note 3) 25,364 2.2%
6 The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV 10 (Note 3) 17,705 1.5%
7 State Street Bank West Client – Treaty 505234 (Note 3) 15,180 1.3%
8 State Street Bank and Trust Company 505225 (Note 3) 14,254 1.2%
9 Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 1) (Note 2) 13,601 1.2%
10 Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 5) (Note 2) 13,599 1.2%
(Note 1) Citibank as Depositary Bank for Depositary Receipt Holders is the nominee of Citibank, N.A. On October 16, 2014, the Depositary for holders of the Company's American depositary receipts was changed from JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. to Citibank, N.A.
(Note 2) The shares held by each shareholder are held in trust for investors, including shares in securities investment trusts.
(Note 3) Each shareholder provides depositary services for shares owned by institutional investors, mainly in Europe and North America. They are also the nominees for these investors.

Stock Exchange Listings

(Japanese)
Name Date of Listing
Tokyo Stock Exchange December 1, 1958
(Overseas)
Name Date of Listing
New York Stock Exchange September 17, 1970

Stock Acquisition Rights (SARs)

As of March 31, 2015

Name
(Date of issuance)
Exercise period Total number of SARs issued Number of shares to be issued or transferred Exercise price Percentage of SARs exercised
The tenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 17, 2005)
11/17/2006
~11/16/2015
7,220 722,000 ¥ 4,060 13.7%
The eleventh series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 17, 2005)
11/18/2005
~11/17/2015
7,880 788,000 U.S.$ 34.14 29.6%
The twelfth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 16, 2006)
11/16/2006
~11/15/2016
7,607 760,700 ¥ 4,756 1.5%
The thirteenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 16, 2006)
11/17/2006
~11/16/2016
10,145 1,014,500 U.S.$ 40.05 7.0%
The fourteenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 14, 2007)
11/14/2007
~11/13/2017
5,312 531,200 ¥ 5,514 -
The fifteenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 14, 2007)
11/14/2007
~11/13/2017
11,269 1,126,900 U.S.$ 48.15 -
The sixteenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2008)
11/18/2009
~11/17/2018
5,781 578,100 ¥ 2,987 0.3%
The seventeenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2008)
11/18/2009
~11/17/2018
10,661 1,066,100 U.S.$ 30.24 4.5%
The eighteenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(December 9, 2009)
12/9/2010
~12/08/2019
4,885 488,500 ¥ 2,595 13.0%
The nineteenth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(December 9, 2009)
12/9/2010
~12/08/2019
11,702 1,170,200 U.S.$ 29.56 0.8%
The twentieth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2010)
11/18/2011
~11/17/2020
6,051 605,100 ¥ 2,945 5.1%
The twenty-first series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2010)
11/18/2011
~11/17/2020
12,064 1,206,400 U.S.$ 35.48 -
The twenty-second series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 22, 2011)
11/22/2012
~11/21/2021
4,391 439,100 ¥ 1,523 41.0%
The twenty-third series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 22, 2011)
11/22/2012
~11/21/2021
11,900 1,190,000 U.S.$ 19.44 16.3%
The twenty-fourth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(December 4, 2012)
12/4/2013
~12/3/2022
4,761 476,100 ¥ 932 29.3%
The twenty-fifth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(December 4, 2012)
12/4/2013
~12/3/2022
7,746 774,600 U.S.$ 11.23 19.4%
The twenty-sixth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2013)
11/20/2014
~11/19/2023
8,264 826,400 ¥ 2,007 -
The twenty-seventh series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2013)
11/20/2014
~11/19/2023
8,890 889,000 U.S.$ 20.01 6.2%
The twenty-eighth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2014)
11/20/2015
~11/19/2024
8,604 860,400 ¥ 2,410.5 -
The twenty-ninth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2014)
11/20/2015
~11/19/2024
8,991 899,100 U.S.$ 20.67 -
(Note) All series of Stock Acquisition Rights were issued for the purpose of granting stock options. No cash payment was required for the allocation.
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