FAQ

Corporate information

Q.01

When was the company founded and incorporated?

A.

The company was founded in 1953 as Watabe Wedding.
Watabe Ishoten K.K. (Watabe clothing store) was incorporated as a limited private company in 1964.
The organization was changed to a stock company in 1971.

Details of our history can be found here.

Q.02

When was the company first listed?

A.

The company was listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange and the Kyoto Stock Exchange in 1997.
It was later listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2000.
In 2004, the company was designated to be on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the First Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.

Details of our history can be found here.

Q.03

What is your corporate philosophy?

A.

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Q.04

Tell me about your business.

A.

We are a complete wedding service provider offering a comprehensive range of wedding services and products.

Q.05

How many locations does the group have?

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Q.06

What are the main consolidated subsidiaries?

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Q.07

How many employees does the group have?

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Q.08

How much capital does the company have?

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Q.09

Where are the company's headquarters located?

A.

The company’s headquarters are located in Kyoto.
The address and a map can be found here.

Financial information

Q.01

When does the company's fiscal year end?

A.

It ends on March 31.

Q.02

When do you plan to announce your earnings?

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We will provide a schedule of earnings announcements on the IR Calendar one month before the end of the fiscal period.

Q.03

Where can I obtain past earnings information?

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Performance figures and graphs for the past five fiscal periods can be found in the Financial Highlights.

Q.04

Where can I obtain the latest earnings information?

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Earnings reports can be obtained here generally the evening of the day earnings are announced.
Earnings briefing materials can be obtained here usually one week after the day earnings are announced.

Stock information

Q.01

What is the company's stock code?

A.

The code is 4696.

Q.02

Where is the company listed?

A.

The company is listed on the first sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.

Q.03

What is the number of shares per unit?

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One unit consists of 100 shares.

Q.04

What is the number of shares issued?

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The number of shares issued can be found here.

Q.05

Who is the company’s transfer agent?

A.

The transfer agent is Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation.
Click here for detailed information on procedures.