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What is the company name derived from?

It is derived from Capsule Computer.
Please refer to "Origin of Capcom Name" for more information.

When was Capcom founded?

It was founded on May 30, 1979.

What are Capcom's business segments?

Capcom has built a structure of "Single Content Multiple Usage" to maximize the profitability of single content within the group by adapting our game content to other entertainment businesses. Creating new hit titles will thus lead to increased profit in the Digital Contents as well as in others.

For details, please refer to "Business Segments".

What is Capcom's competitive edge?

Capcom's strength is threefold.

We have "long-lasting intellectual properties with universal market appeal" such as million-selling titles and popular characters like Resident Evil.

We have an "advanced ability to develop original game content". RE ENGINE supports the latest technologies such as VR, and it dramatically shortens the time required for each process in game development. Also, we have new R&D Building which is equipped with world-class development equipment and technology.

We are working to further enhance management visualization as well as strengthen our organizational design to better allow our external directors to carry out oversight.

For details, please refer to "Capcom Strengths" and "Management Plan".

When was the initial public offering of Capcom's shares?

It was offered over the counter in October 1990.

When was Capcom's share listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange?

It was listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in October 2000.

How do I get to the Capcom office?

The map to the office is available in "Locations".

Is there a website for the Capcom Group?

There is a link in "Capcom Group".


What is Capcom's management policies and strategies?

Please refer to "Management Objectives" and "Management Plan".

What is Capcom's business goal?

We aim to increase operating income each fiscal year through building up a stable earnings base.

Please refer to "Management Plan".

What is your dividend policy?

One of our management priorities is to provide stable and continuous dividends to all shareholders, taking account into our future business strategies as well as our management environment. Please refer to "Shareholders Return".

What is Capcom's corporate governance?

Please refer to "Corporate Governance".

How much does Capcom pay the directors as remuneration?

Please refer to "Officer Remuneration" and "Auditor Remuneration" in "Structure and Initiatives" of "Corporate Governance".

Which firm is Capcom's accounting auditor?

We have appointed KPMG AZSA LLC as the accounting auditor of us pursuant to resolutions of ordinary general meeting of shareholders held on June 15, 2012.


What are your FY2017 financial results?

During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, in Capcom's core Digital Contents business, Monster Hunter: World was a massive, record-setting success, becoming the best-selling title in company history, while Nintendo Switch titles such as Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross) Nintendo Switch Ver. and Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers enjoyed hit status as well.

Meanwhile, in its Amusement Equipments business, the impact of recent changes in model-testing methods has worsened market conditions, presenting Capcom with a challenging situation; nevertheless, the strong performance from its Digital Contents business has more than offset this, delivering sales and profit growth in the company's consolidated results.

As a result, net sales increased to 94,515 million yen (up 8.4 % year-over-year), operating income increased to 16,037 million yen (up 17.5 % year-over-year), ordinary income increased to 15,254 million yen (up 21.2 % year-over-year), and net income attributable to owners of the parent increased to 10,937 million yen (up 23.2 % year-over-year). Capcom has achieved five consecutive years of operating income growth, with all profitability figures from operating income down setting record highs.

Financial information are stated in the "Financial Review" and "Financial Results" sections.

Where can I find the question and answer summary for the latest financial results presentation?

The "Question and Answer Summary" for the FY2017 Financial Results Presentation is available on the "Presentation Materials" page.

What is the outlook for FY2018 ending March 2019?

Moving forward, Capcom will strengthen digital download sales and increase its pipeline of major title releases according to its medium-term strategic map, with the aim of continuing to grow the Digital Contents business.

Further, in response to the worldwide excitement surrounding esports, and the increased attention paid to them within the Japanese market, Capcom is committed to making this sector a priority area of investment for business resources, and has established a new, dedicated esports division and facilities. Capcom aims to monetize this business at an early stage through leveraging its popular content and brands, including Street Fighter.

As such, Capcom forecasts increased sales and profit for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, anticipating net sales of 96,000 million yen and operating income of 17,000 million yen.

Please refer to "Business Divisional Strategies and Projections" in "Presentation Materials" for details.

Where can the information of past performance financial results be found?

They will be available in the "Consolidated Balance Sheets" and "Consolidated Statements of Income".

Where can the indicators such as Return on Equity, Capital Adequacy Ratio, and Interest-bearing debt be found?

They are found in the "Management Index", "Segment Information" and "Financial Index".

What is the rating for bonds issued by Capcom?

There are no convertible bonds rated by Moody's and R&I at this time. Please refer to "Bond Issues" for more information.

Where can I get Capcom's Annual Reports?

Please download the file from "Annual Report (Integrated Report)" or request it from "Request for Documents".

Where can I get documents of financial results presentation ?

Please download the file from "Presentation Materials".

When is the fiscal term?

It is on March 31.

When will the next financial results be announced?

Please refer to "IR Calendar".

How can I view the presentation for financial results?

You can play the video and audio recording of the financial results presentation on a portable media player.
Please refer to "Video and Audio Library" for details.

Which securities cover Capcom?

Please refer to "Analysts' Evaluation".


What is the security code for Capcom?

It is 9697.

What is the trade size of Capcom shares?

1One trade size is for 100 shares/unit.

When is the shareholders' meeting held?

Shareholders' meeting will be held in early June. Please refer to "IR Calendar" for other IR schedule.

What has been the transitions of stock splits?

The latest split was for 1 to 2 in April 2018. Please refer to "Stock Splits" for current and historical information.

Are there any preferential services for shareholders?

Capcom provides no preferential services for shareholders and treats all equally. Please refer to "Shareholders Return" in Stock & Debt Information.

How much is Capcom's annual dividend?

Our annual dividend for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 is expected to be 60 yen.

For current and historical dividend, please refer to "Shareholders Return" in Stock & Debt Information.

Who are Capcom's major shareholders?

As of March 31, 2018, our biggest shareholder is Crossroad Co., Ltd. (Parcentage of Shareholding is 11.64%). Regarding other major shareholders information, please refer to "Stock Data".

What is the percentage of shareholding by foreign investors?

Shareholdings' rate by foreign investors is 35.01% (as of March 31, 2018). For other shareholders' composition, please refer to "Breakdown by Investor Type (historical data)" in "Stock Information".

When is the decision date for dividend payments?

There is year-end dividend on March 31, and interim dividend on September 30.

Does Capcom repurchase its own shares?

We hold treasury stock amounting to 1,480,600 shares as of September 5, 2016.


Is it possible to visit the company for a tour?

We are sorry to say that we do not arrange on-site tours for visitors to the company.
For details, please refer to "Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)".

How can I get latest company information and/or press release?

Please register "E-mail Alerts".
Once you register your e-mail address, you will receive e-mails in the future whenever we update our website.

How can I obtain the documents?

We send documents such as annual report by mail upon request. Please submit your request via the "Request for Document".

What were the sales results of "Resident Evil" and "Monster Hunter"?

Please refer to "Game Series Sales" for each title sales result.

What are the numbers of historical sales and released titles?

Please refer to "Number of Titles Released".

Tell us about Capcom's CSR activities to fulfill corporate social responsibility.

As a home video games company, we conduct awareness campaigns to promote the proper understanding of home video games, by providing educational support to students and through social education. For details, please refer to "The Social Dimension of CSR Activities" or "Educational Support Activities".


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