FAQ (Frequently asked questions)

Yamaha's history

Q1  When was Yamaha founded?

A1  Yamaha began in 1887 as Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.It was incorporated on October 12, 1897. In October 1987, on its 100th anniversary,its name was changed to the current Yamaha Corporation.

Q2  When was Yamaha first listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)?

A2  May 1949.

Q3  When did Yamaha first issue American Depository Receipts (ADR)?

A3  July 2003.

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Stock information

Q1  Who should I contact about transfers and other share procedures?

A1  Please contact Stock Transfer Agency Department of The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited. For further details please click the following link.

Q2  What is Yamaha's minimum purchase lot?

A2  100 shares.

Q3  What are Yamaha's TSE code and ADR ticker symbol?

A3  Yamaha's TSE code is 7951 and its ticker symbol is YAMCY.

Q4  When are shareholders entitled to receive dividend payout?

A4  Each March 31st and September 30th.

Q5  What is Yamaha's current share price?

A5  Please click the following link for the share price, current as of 20 minutes.

Q6  I'd like to know the breakdown of the Yamaha's shareholders.

A6  Please click the following link for shareholder breakdown information.

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Accounts settlement and financial information

Q1  Where can I find recent earnings information?

A1  For earnings information, please click the following link.

     Please click the following link for the presentation materials of financial statements.

Q2  I would like to know in which business sectors Yamaha operates.

A2  Yamaha's business span musical instruments, AV/IT, electronic devices, lifestyle-related products, and others. Please click the following link for more information on individual business.

Q3  How can I find out about Yamaha's past earnings?

A3  Please click the following link for past earnings information.

Q4  I'd like to see Yamaha's annual report.

A4  Please click the following link for access to Yamaha's annual reports in English.

       Or please use the following form to request a mailed copy.

Q5  When will Yamaha's next accounts settlement announcement be?

A5  Please click the following link for information on accounts settlement announcement schedules.

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Environmental action

Q1  I'd like to know what Yamaha is doing to help protect the global environment.

A1  Yamaha maintains a special division devoted to environmental issues, through which it is engaged in numerous action plans.
Please click the following link for more information on Yamaha's environmental initiatives.


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