Shareholder and Share Information

Shareholder’s Equity

(as of March 31, 2019)

Total number of shares authorized to be issued 1,214,916,736
Total number of shares issued 399,634,778
Number of shareholders 49,635

Principal Shareholders

(as of March 31, 2019)

Shareholders Number of shares held
(thousand shares)
ratio (%)
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 55,075 15.62
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 26,482 7.51
Sanko Kigyo Kabushiki Kaisha 20,000 5.67
Seiko Holdings Corporation 12,000 3.40
Yasuo Hattori 11,932 3.38
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd. (security investment trust account) 8,795 2.49
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited 8,736 2.47
Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. Retirement benefit trust (Mizuho Bank, Ltd. account) 8,153 2.31
Seiko Epson Corporation Employees’ Shareholding Association 7,274 2.06
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 5) 4,876 1.38
  • * Seiko Epson owns 47,233,041 treasury shares but has been excluded from the list of major shareholders. The shareholding ratio is calculated after deducting treasury shares. The shares (164,598) owned by the BIP Trust director compensation plan are not included in treasury shares.
  • * Shares held are rounded off to the nearest thousand.
  • * Yasuo Hattori passed away on March 15, 2019. His name appears on the list of major shareholders because share transfer procedures had not been completed as of March 31, 2019.

Distribution of Ownership among Shareholders

as of March 31, 2019

*1 Including the treasury stock

Inclusion in Social Responsible Investment (SRI) and ESG Indexes

In 2019 Seiko Epson has again been selected as a constituent of the SRI indexes on the right, as well as to the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), which have been selected when the GPIF began ESG investing.

Monthly Share Price and Volume Trend

  • * A 2-for-1 split of the Company’s common shares was completed, effective April 1, 2015.
  • * The share price chart has been split adjusted.

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