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Notice of 4th Quarter Dividend for Fiscal Year 2008 & Dividend Policy for Fiscal Year 2009

February 24th 2009 Press Release

SUMIDA CORPORATION hereby inform you regarding the payment of dividend out of retained earnings (4th Quarter dividend for fiscal year 2008 ending December 31) approved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held today.

The details are provided as follows:

  1. Contents of 4th Quarter Dividend for Fiscal Year 2008 ending December 31
      Resolved Most Recent Forecast
    (announced on October 28, 2008)
    Record Date December 31, 2008 December 31, 2008
    Dividend per Share 10 yen 10 yen
    Total Amount of Dividend Paid 192 million JPY -
    Effective Date March 13, 2009 -
    Dividend Resource Retained Earnings -
    As of December 31, 2008, the total number of issued shares is 19,944,317 shares and of which 731,545 shares are treasury stocks. Therefore, 19,212,772 shares would be those for which the 4th quarter dividend be distributed.


  2. Plan on Dividend for Fiscal Year 2009 ending 31st December
    Considering the return of profits to its shareholders to be a priority business issue, we have been striving to ensure stable dividend amount. We will in principle maintain this policy even in this current difficult business environment. However, as to the annual dividend amount to be paid for FY2009, although we are targeting 20 yen in total, the final decision will be made after taking into account future economic situation and the business prospect.

    [For Reference]

    Fiscal Year 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total
    2009 (plan) 5 JPY 5 JPY 5 JPY 5 JPY 20 JPY


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