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Frequently Asked Questions/Inquiries

Frequently Asked Questions

■Corporate Profile

■Company Stock

■Settlement Dates and Financial Matters

■Other Information

■Corporate Profile

Q1. When was Amada established?
A1. Amada was established on September 10, 1946, and incorporated on May 1, 1948.
For more details, please see our company History under "Company Information".
Q2. Where can I find a summary of the company?
A2. Company Information provides an overview of the Company.

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■Company Stock

Q1. What is Amada's Securities Code?
A1. Amada's Securities Code is 6113.
Q2. What markets is Amada's stock listed on?
A2. Amada's stock is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
Q3. When did Amada list its shares?
A3. Amada listed its shares on the Second Section of the TSE in October 1961, and listed its shares on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) in July 1962.
The Company's stock was later designated to the First Section of both the TSE and OSE in August 1969, after OSE cash equity market was integrated into that of TSE, Amada's stock is listed on TSE only.
Q4. How many shares are in a Stock Unit (1 lot) for purchasing Amada's shares?
A4. A Stock Unit consists of 1,000 shares.
Q5. When is the Date of Record for dividends?
A5. The Date of Record for year-end dividends is March 31, and the Date of Record for interim dividends is September 30.
Q6. Does Amada have a shareholder special benefit program?
A6. The Company does not have a shareholder special benefit program at this time.
Q7. When is the Regular General Meeting of the Shareholders?
A7. The Regular General Meeting of the Shareholders is held in June of each year.
Q8. Who should I contact regarding stock-related procedures such as changing a shareholder's name, purchasing odd-lot shares or increasing the number of odd-lot shares, or changing a shareholder's address?
A8. Please contact Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, Amada's Transfer Agent.
新しいウィンドウを開きます。Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Transfer Agent Division
7-10-11, Higashisuna, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 137-8081
Tel: 0120-232-711 (toll-free call)
Q9. What was the date of the merger between Amada and the former Amada Machinics Co., Ltd., and what was the merger ratio?
A9. The former Amada Machinics Co., Ltd. was merged with Amada on October 1, 2003.
The merger ratio was 0.657.
As a result, a shareholder owning 1,000 shares of stock of the former Amada Machinics Co., Ltd. was allocated 657 shares of Amada stock.
Q10. What was the date of the merger between the former Amada Sonoike Co., Ltd. and former Amada Wasino Co., Ltd., and what was the merger ratio?
A10. The former Amada Sonoike Co., Ltd. and former Amada Wasino Co., Ltd. merged on April 1, 2000, and the new company changed its trade name to Amada Machinics Co., Ltd.
The merger ratio was 0.487 shares of the former Amada Wasino Co., Ltd. for each share of the former Amada Sonoike Co., Ltd.
As a result, a shareholder owning 1,000 shares of stock of the former Amada Wasino Co., Ltd. was allocated 487 shares of stock of the former Amada Machinics Co., Ltd.
Furthermore, because the former Amada Machinics Co., Ltd. merged with Amada on October 1, 2003, this meant a shareholder owning 1,000 shares of stock of the former Amada Wasino Co., Ltd. owned 319 shares of stock of Amada as a result.
Q11. What was the date of the merger between Amada and the former Amada Metrecs Co., Ltd., and what was the merger ratio?
A11. The former Amada Metrecs Co., Ltd. was merged with Amada on April 1, 2000.
The merger ratio was 0.873.
As a result, a shareholder owning 1,000 shares of stock of the former Amada Metrecs Co., Ltd. was allocated 873 shares of Amada stock.
Q12. I still hold shares in the extinguished companies (former Amada Machinics Co., Ltd., former Amada Metrecs Co., Ltd., former Amada Wasino Co., Ltd.). What procedures are required to exchange my shares for Amada stock?
A12. Please contact Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, Amada's Transfer Agent.
新しいウィンドウを開きます。Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Transfer Agent Division
7-10-11, Higashisuna, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 137-8081
Tel: 0120-232-711 (toll-free call)
Q13. I still have my original stock certificates; what do I need to do to convert them to book-entry shares?
A13. You should first confirm that the shares are in your own name. If the shares are in the name of another shareholder, there is a possibility you will lose your shareholder's rights after conversion of the shares to book-entry form is executed.
We also recommend that you consider depositing your share certificates with a securities firm for safekeeping.
Q14. What kinds of index select Amada?
A14. [ Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei225) ]
Nikkei has added Amada to Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei225) that is representative of the Japanese stock market since 28 September 2011.

[ FTSE4Good Index ]
FTSE Group has added Amada to FTSE4Good Index that is globally SRI index to select corporate have met environmental, social and governance criteria. FTSE Group is owned by London Stock Exchange.

External links : FTSE4Good Index Series

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■Settlement Dates and Financial Matters

Q1. When are Amada's settlement dates?
A1. Amada's fiscal year-end settlement date is March 31 of each year. The interim settlement date is September 30 of each year, the first quarter settlement date is June 30 of each year, and the third quarter settlement date is December 31 of each year.
Q2. I'd like to look at past financial information. Where can I get copies?
A2. You can download settlement materials, including summary reports of financial results, marketable securities reports, settlement briefing explanatory materials, reports pertaining to settlement and Amada's annual reports, from our IR Materials. *Marketable securities reports, settlement briefing explanatory materials and reports pertaining to settlement are available only in Japanese
Q3. How can I find out when Amada plans to release financial information?
A3. IR Calendar provides a schedule of the dates when we release financial information.

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■Other Information

Q1. Where can I find information concerning the Amada Group's products?
A1. Please click on the Amada's Products link under the heading "To Our Investors."
Q2. What actions is Amada taking to address environmental concerns?
A2. Please take a look at our Environmental Activities under the heading "Corporate Activities."
Q3. How can I contact Amada concerning other IR information?
A3. Please contact us by entering the details of your inquiry on the appropriate Inquiry Form (新しいウィンドウを開きます。Individuals 新しいウィンドウを開きます。Institutional Investors) and sending the completed form to us.

IR-related Inquiries

Please select one of the following inquiry forms: (新しいウィンドウを開きます。Individuals 新しいウィンドウを開きます。Institutional Investors)

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