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Q1 Which stock market is IIJ listed on?
IIJ is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market.
Q2 When was IIJ listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange?
IIJ was listed on the Mothers Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange on December 2, 2005 and was transferred to the First Section on December 14, 2006.
Q3 Why was IIJ listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange?
After listing on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market, IIJ decided to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as most of IIJ's client base is in Japan and we strongly felt the need to increase our name value.
Q4 What is IIJ's securities code in Japan and its minimum number of stocks allowed per trade?
Securities code is "3774" and the minimum number of stock allowed per trade is "100".
Q5 When was IIJ listed on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market?
IIJ was listed on NASDAQ stock market on August 4, 1999.
Q6 I'd like to know why IIJ chose to list on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market.
When IIJ listed on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market in 1999, the listing of Internet related companies was still very rare in Japan whereas in the U.S. many were raising money in the capital market. Also, as the most advanced Internet technology was still coming from the U.S. companies, we felt the need to strengthen our business tie-up with U.S. companies and to do so, we needed the name value which leads us to list on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market.
Q7 What is the ticker symbol for U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market?
The ticker symbol is IIJI.
Q8 What is ADR?
An American depositary receipt (ADR) is a stock that is traded in the United States but represents a specified number of shares in a foreign corporation. ADRs are bought and sold on American markets just like regular stocks, and are issued/sponsored in the U.S. by a bank or brokerage. The Bank of New York Mellon is depositary for our ADSs.
Q9 I'd like to know about IIJ's number of shares issued and outstanding.
As of September 30, 2016, number of shares issued and outstanding is 46,711,400 shares which includes treasury stock of 758,709 shares. The current ADS/share ratio is 2 ADSs per 1 share of IIJ's common stock.
For details, please refer to Overview of IIJ's Shares of Common Stock.
Q10 I'd like to know about IIJ's major shareholders and its ownership
Please see Major Shareholders and its Ownership.
Q11 I'd like to know more about IIJ's dividend policies.
While we give full consideration in securing our funds to strengthen our financial position and to prepare for our mid- to-long term operation and business development, we seek to achieve stable and continuous dividends to shareholders.
For details, please refer to Dividend.
Q12 I'd like to know about IIJ's plan on repurchase of own shares.
We conducted the repurchase of our own shares which was authorized at the meeting of our Board of Directors held on November 4, 2016. Final results of share repurchase are as follows; period of repurchase: from November 7, 2016 to January 31, 2017, total number of shares repurchased: 892,200 shares, aggregate repurchased amount: JPY1,499,933 thousand. For details, please refer to "Results and Conclusion of Repurchase of Own Shares of Internet Initiative Japan Inc.[61KB]".
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