Dec. 12, 2018

DIC Selected as Constituent of the Nikkei 225 Stock Index

Tokyo, Japan–DIC Corporation announced that its selection as a constituent of the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei 225) was disclosed by Nikkei Inc. on December 11, 2018. In accordance with constituent selection rules, DIC—a highly liquid materials sector stock not previously included—will be added to the index effective December 26, 2018. 

With the aim of advancing communications with shareholders and investors, DIC works to increase opportunities for dialogue through various activities both in Japan and overseas. In recent years the Company has reinforced its efforts to appeal not only to institutional investors, but also to individual investors, with the goal of furthering recognition of its name and business activities. DIC recognizes its selection as a constituent of the Nikkei 225 as reflecting the success of its communications strategies in increasing investor interest, resulting in greater liquidity. 

The DIC Group places a priority on disclosing information to its stakeholders worldwide, as one of its Policy on Corporate Governance is “Ensuring Appropriate Information Disclosure and Transparency.” Accordingly, the Group places a high priority on communicating with stakeholders. By communicating effectively with stakeholders, the Group strives to ensure an adequate understanding of stakeholder expectations and to reflect such expectations in its business activities.

  

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