Trend Micro Board Approves Cash Dividend in the end of fiscal year in December 2014

February 18, 2015

Trend Micro, Inc.
Eva Chen, Representative Director, President,
Chief Executive Officer
First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Code: 4704
Contact: Mahendra Negi
Telephone: +813-5334-4899

Trend Micro announced today that year-end cash dividend per share would be as follows. The effecting of the resolution is conditional on the agenda item being approved at the 26th ordinary general meeting of shareholders on March 26, 2015.

1. Reason for an increase of cash dividend

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.

Our basic policy on dividends has been set as 65% of consolidated net income until FY2013. We have planned to pay a year-end dividend on the basis of a dividend ratio of 70% of consolidated net income since FY2014.

  Year-end dividend Dividend ratio of
Net Income
(Amount basis)
Total Amount
Year of 2014
(December 31, 2014)
116 yen 70% 15,629 million yen



  Year-end dividend
Year of 2014
(December 31, 2014)
116 yen
Year of 2013
(December 31, 2013)
125 yen
(Ordinary dividend: 95 yen)
(Commemorative dividend: 30 yen)
Year of 2012
(December 31, 2012)
67 yen