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[SumitomoMitsui Financial Group, Inc.]Revision of Dividend Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015(1/1)

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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.


Revision of Dividend Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015


TOKYO, November 13, 2014 --- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (gSMFGh) announces that it has resolved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held today, to revise its fiscal year-end dividend forecast on common stock for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, previously announced in May 2014, in view of recent good financial performance.




Cash dividend per share (common stock)

Record date


Fiscal year-end


Previous forecast (*)


\ 60

\ 60

\ 120

Revised forecast






(B – A)


+ 10

+ 10






Results for the fiscal year ended
March 31, 2014

\ 55

\ 65

\ 120

(*) Announced in May 2014





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