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Notice Regarding Distribution of Dividends from Retained Earnings

Fujitsu Limited

Tokyo, April 30, 2010

Fujitsu Limited announced that its Board of Directors decided today to increase the planned dividends to be paid from retained earnings to shareholders of record on March 31, 2010, as indicated below.

In accordance with the Company Law, distribution of the dividends will be formally approved at a future meeting of the Board of Directors following the completion of the company’s financial audit, and announced by the company at a later date.

1. Dividend

  Items Decided Previous Dividend Forecast
(April 30, 2009)
Previous Year’s Dividend
(fiscal year ended March 31,2009)
Record Date March 31, 2010 March 31, 2010 March 31, 2009
Dividend Per Share 5 yen 3 yen 3 yen
Total Dividend Payment 10,324 million yen - 6,202 million yen
Effective Date TBA * - June 1, 2009
Source Retained Earnings - Retained Earnings

* Effective date will be announced upon the decision of the Board of Directors.

2. Reason

As part of Fujitsu’s basic policy on dividends, a portion of retained earnings is paid to shareholders to provide a stable return, and a portion is retained by the company to strengthen its financial base and support new business development opportunities that will result in improved long-term performance.

For fiscal 2009, the company’s core business continued to suffer from the effects of the economic downturn stemming from financial crisis that occurred in the latter half of fiscal 2008. However, on both a consolidated and unconsolidated basis, the company recorded a significant gain from the sale of shares of FANUC Ltd. As a result, the company plans to pay a year-end dividend of 5 yen per share, 2 yen more per share than the year-end dividend for fiscal 2008 and the forecast for fiscal 2009 announced at the beginning of the fiscal year. Combined with the interim dividend of 3 yen, the 8 yen per share dividend for fiscal 2009 is the same level as the previous fiscal year.

Fujitsu plans to continue its policy of paying dividends twice a year, based on financial results, at the half-year and year-end. The company plans to pay an annual dividend of 10 yen per share (5 yen as an interim dividend) for fiscal 2010, ending March 31, 2011.

Reference: Annual dividend payments

   Dividend Per Share
Record Date End of First Half End of Fiscal Year Annual Basis
Payment for FY2008 5 yen 3 yen 8 yen
Payment for FY2009 3 yen 5 yen (forecast) 8 yen (forecast)
Projection for FY2010 5 yen 5 yen 10 yen

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see:www.fujitsu.com

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This press release has been revised as of December 17, 2018.

Date: 30 April, 2010
City: Tokyo
Company: Fujitsu Limited, , , , ,

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