Aug 10 (Reuters) - Shimano Inc <7309.T>::SHIMANO INC: BOUGHT BACK 213,000 OWN SHARES WORTH 5.2 BILLION YEN ON WEDNESDAY MORNING.
Aug 9 (Reuters) - Shimano Inc <7309.T>::SHIMANO INC: PLANS TO BUY BACK 213,000 OF OWN SHARES AT 24,520 YEN/SHARE BEFORE MARKET OPEN ON WEDNESDAY.
SHIMANO INC:To issue a mid-year dividend of 77.5 yen per share to all the shareholders of record as of June 30, for FY ending Dec. 2015.Payment date Sep. 4.Says latest dividend forecast was 52.5 yen per share.Raised year-end dividend forecast to 77.5 yen per share from 52.5 yen per share for FY 2015.
SHIMANO INC:Resolved to issue mid-year dividend of 52.5 yen per share for FY ending Dec. 2014.Dividend issued to shareholders of record as of June 30.Says latest dividend forecast was 43.5 yen.Dividend payment date on Sep. 4.
SHIMANO INC:Raised year-end dividend forecast to 52.5 yen per share from 43.5 yen per share for FY ending Dec. 2014.
SHIMANO INC announced that it will pay mid-term dividend of JPY 43.50 per share (JPY 4,032 million in total), above the latest dividend forecast of JPY 37.50 per share, to all the shareholders as a record of June 30, 2013, effective September 4, 2013. The Company also has raised its year-end dividend forecast from JPY 37.50 per share to JPY 43.50 per share, for the fiscal year ending December 2013.
Shimano Inc. announced that it will issue its midterm dividend of JPY 37.50 per share, or JPY 3,476 million in total, effective September 4, 2012, up from a forecast of JPY 30.50 per share announced on April 24, 2012, from retained earnings to shareholders as of June 30, 2012. The Company also raised its year-end dividend outlook from JPY 30.50 per share, which was announced on April 24, 2012, to JPY 37.50 per share, for the fiscal year ending December 2012.
Shimano Inc. announced that Yoshizo Shimano will resign from the position of Chairman of the Board and Representative Director, effective March 29, 2012. The Company also announced that it has decided to retire 1,080,000 shares (approximately 1.15% of total shares outstanding) of its treasury stock, for JPY 3,939,983,131 in total, effective February 13, 2012.
Shimano Inc. announced that together with Rapala VMC Corporation, it has signed an agreement to merge their existing United Kingdom (UK) distribution activities into a 50/50 joint venture distribution company. This joint venture company, Shimano Normark UK Ltd, currently Shimano UK Ltd, will enter into a distribution agreement with Rapala VMC Corporation and its subsidiary, Dynamite Baits Ltd, regarding Rapala VMC Corporation's current product offering in the UK. Shimano UK Ltd and Dynamite Baits Ltd's UK distribution activities will be merged. Dynamite Baits Ltd's branded bait manufacturing activities will remain in the Rapala VMC Corporation's control under Dynamite Baits Ltd. This transaction, subject to the Board of Directors' approval of Shimano Inc. and Rapala VMC Corporation, is expected to be completed and closed by the end of August, 2011.
Shimano Inc. announced that it will retire 1,110,000 shares of its common stock at the price of JPY 4,448,124,339, effective December 17, 2010.