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What is the company name derived from?

It is derived from Capsule Computer.
Please refer to "Origin of Capcom Name" in "Corporate Philosophy" 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 3rd quarter FY2019 financial results?

This quarter, flagship title Monster Hunter World: Iceborne provided a solid performance, while elsewhere in the core Digital Contents business sales of major catalog releases from past years, such as Monster Hunter: World, Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, also showed healthy sales growth. As a result of high-margin digital sales growth improving profitability, Capcom achieved the highest profit at all levels for the end of a third quarter in company history.

In our consolidated business results for the nine months ended December 31, 2019, net sales were 52,908 million (down 13.6% year-over-year). Operating income was 18,448 million yen (up 37.1% year-over-year), and ordinary income was 18,702 million yen (up 38.1% year-over-year). Net income attributable to owners of the parent was 13,065 million yen (up 42.3% year-over-year).

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 3rd quarter FY2019 Financial Results Presentation is available on the "Presentation and Video" page.

What is the outlook for FY2019 ending March 2020?

Moving forward, Capcom will strengthen digital download and catalog sales, 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 redoubling its commitment to making this sector a priority area, and aims to grow the player base worldwide through running leagues that utilize Street Fighter.

The forecast announced on May 7, 2019 for the consolidated business results for the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 has been revised as of February 4, 2020. In our revised forecast, Capcom anticipates net sales of 80,000 million yen and operating income of 22,000 million yen, which would result in seven consecutive years of operating income growth and three consecutive years of record high profit.

For details, see our February 4, 2020 announcement titled, "Capcom Announces Revision of Consolidated Full-Year Business Forecast," and our "3rd Quarter Financial Results" located on our "Presentation and Video" page.

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 and Video".

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 view webcasts of our financial results presentation.
Please refer to "Presentation and Video" 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?

The shareholders' meeting will be held in mid-June. Please refer to the "IR Calendar" for other IR events.

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.

When is the decision date for dividend payments?

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

How much is Capcom's annual dividend?

Our annual dividend for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 is expected to be 35 yen.

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

How many is Capcom's treasury stock?

As of March 31, 2019, a number of our treasury stock is 28,695,180 shares.
Regarding our share repurchases, please refer to "Shareholders Return", for current and historical stock splits information, please refer to "Stock Splits".

Who are Capcom's major shareholders?

As of March 31, 2019, our biggest shareholder is Crossroad Co., Ltd. (Parcentage of Shareholding is 10.01%). 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 36.83% (as of March 31, 2019). For other shareholders' composition, please refer to "Breakdown by Investor Type (historical data)" in "Stock Information".


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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