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Investor Information

This section provides the number of shareholders and distribution by owners of shares.

Number of shareholders (as of March 31, 2019)


Major shareholders

Shareholders Number of shares held
(unit: thousand)
Shareholding ratio
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 29,898 17.26
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 18,235 10.53
Kayavestor Club 5,405 3.12
National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives 5,150 2.97
The Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 5,090 2.93
The Joyo Bank, Ltd. 5,089 2.93
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company 4,843 2.79
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd.(Security investment trust account) 3,429 1.98
Chugai Sangyo Corporation 3,390 1.95
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK 385151 2,705 1.56

1. The Nippon Kayaku Co.,Ltd. owns 9,352,834 in treasury stock, but is not included among the shareholders listed above. Shareholding ratio is calculated by excluding treasury stock.
2. On May 20, 2019, Nippon Kayaku Co.,Ltd. cancelled 5,000,000 shares of treasury stock. After cancellation of these shares, the total number of issued shares will be 177,503,570 shares.

Breakdown of shareholders

Notes: Treasury shares are included in “Individuals.”

11-Year Trend in Stock Price and Trading Volume

11-Year Trend in Stock Price and Trading Volume

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