KDDI announced the financial results for the fiscal year ended March 2016.
In the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, consolidated operating revenue increased 4.6% year on year, to ¥4,466.1 billion. Consolidated operating income was up 25.2%, to ¥833.4 billion. We plan to raise the year-end dividends per share up ¥5 from the initial forecast, to ¥70 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 (for the 14 consecutive years).
As a result, we achieved the goal of our medium-term target (double-digit annual growth in consolidated operating income in three consecutive years and dividend payout ratio over 30% every year) , which was announced in April 2013.
We also announced our new medium-term goal, toward the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 (CAGR  7% growth in operating income and dividend payout ratio over 35%).
To achieve our new medium-term plan, the Company projects a consolidated operating revenue of ¥4,700 billion (yoy +5.2%) and an operating income of ¥885 billion (yoy +6.2%) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, as the first year of the plan. We also plan dividends per share of ¥80 (dividend payout ratio 36.9%) for the year as well.
<Consolidated Statement> Based on IFRS
(Billions of yen)
|Net Income attributable to KDDI||395.8||494.5||+24.9%||540.0|
|Dividends per Share (yen)|| 56.7||70||+23.5%||80|
For more details, please refer to the following materials regarding financial results in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016.
The financial results presentation for institutional investors and analysts will be broadcast real-time starting from 5p.m. today (JST.)