Trend Micro Board Approves Cash Dividend in the end of fiscal year in December 2012

February 14, 2013

Trend Micro, Inc.
Eva Chen, Representative Director, President,
Chief Executive Officer
First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Code: 4704

Trend Micro announced today that year-end cash dividends per share would be as follows. The effecting of the election is conditional on the agenda item being approved at the 24th ordinary general meeting of shareholders on March 26, 2013.

1. Reason for a decrease of cash dividends

We intend to continue to return profits to shareholders based on our net profits on a consolidated basis while striving to enhance financial strength and secure inner reserves in order to deal with the significantly changing business environment and maintain a competitive edge against competitors.
We have continued to pay a year-end dividend on the basis of a dividend ratio of 65% of consolidated net income since FY2011. Dividends per share in FY2012 are 67 yen.

2. Dividends for the Year ending December 2012 (January 1 to December 31, 2012)

  Year-End Dividends Dividend ratio of Net Income Total Amount
Year of 2012 
(December 31, 2012)
67yen 65% 8,814 million yen



  Year-End Dividends
Year of 2012 
(December 31, 2012)
Year of 2011 
(December 31, 2011)
86 yen
Year of 2010 
(December 31, 2010)
70 yen