(As of March 31, 2016)
Toyota(TMC) deems the benefit of its shareholders as one of its priority management policies, and it continues to work to improve its corporate structure to realize sustainable growth in order to enhance its corporate value. TMC will strive for the stable and continuous payment of dividends aiming at a consolidated payout ratio of 30% to shareholders of common stock while giving due consideration to factors such as business results for each term, investment plans and its cash reserves. In addition, TMC will pay a prescribed amount of dividends to shareholders of First Series Model AA Class Shares.
With regard to the repurchase of treasury stock, TMC will implement a flexible capital policy in response to business circumstance with a view to improving shareholder return and capital efficiency. In order to survive tough competition, TMC will utilize its internal funds mainly for the early commercialization of technologies for next-generation environment and safety, giving priority to customer safety and security.