Reports and PresentationsYamaha at a Glance

Company OverviewAs of March 31, 2014

Company Name:
Yamaha Corporation
Headquarters:
10-1, Nakazawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 430-8650, Japan
Year of Foundation:
1887
Date of Incorporation:
October 12, 1897
President and Representative Director:
Takuya Nakata
Stock Exchange Listing:
Tokyo, First Section, Code No.7951
Stated Capital:
¥28,534 million
Number of Employees (Consolidated):
19,851 (Excluding average number of temporary employees: 7,863)
Number of Consolidated Subsidiaries:
62

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Net Sales

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*Effective in the first quarter of FY2014.3, AV/IT segment was renamed audio equipment segment, and the PA equipment business, which was previously reported as part of the musical instruments segment has now been reported as part of the audio equipment business. The above figures from FY2013.3 reflect the new segments accordingly.

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Net Sales (FY2014.3)

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Product Highlights

Piano Digital Piano Wind Instruments
String Instruments Percussions PA equipments
AV receivers Speacers Semiconductors

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Yamaha History

1887
The founder Torakusu Yamaha built his first reed organ
1889
Established partnership firm Yamaha Organ Works
1897
Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd. incorporated
1900
Began production of upright pianos
1949
Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange
1954
Began Yamaha Music School activities
1955
Established Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Split off the motorcycle division)
1959
Launched Electone™ electronic organ
1960
Subsidiary established in the U.S.
1966
Launched Yamaha's first electric guitars and drums.
Expanded into Europe with the founding of Yamaha subsidiary in Germany
1967
Brass instruments launched.
Unveiled the CF concert grand piano
1968
Produced first line of audio products
1969
Launched PA equipment
1971
Began semiconductor production
1982
Marketed first Disklavier player piano
1987
Marking the 100th anniversary of foundation, the company name was changed to Yamaha Corporation
2002
Holding company established in China

Founder Torakusu YamahaOur trademark "Yamaha" has its origin in the name of our founder.

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DividendsAs of April 30, 2014

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Profit Distribution Policy
Yamaha Corporation's basic policy is to distribute profits in line with consolidated performance, while also setting aside an appropriate amount of retained earnings based on prospective levels of medium-term consolidated earnings.

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