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Sharp Listed to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

December 7, 2017

On December 7, 2017, Sharp’s common shares has been approved to be assigned to the First Section Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
We would like to thank everyone supporting us from the bottom of our hearts to help us reach this day.

 

 

Here we would like to introduce the ceremony of listing held at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on December 7.

 

The first event was receiving the notice of listing to the First Section.

 

(Left) President J.W. Tai receiving the notice of listing to the First Section

 

 

The mallet used for the bell ringing ceremony

 

Following was the bell ringing ceremony commemorating the listing. The bell is ringed 5 times by ritual.

 

President J.W. Tai made the first ring

 

(Left) Katsuaki Nomura, Executive Vice President (Right) Toshiaki Takayama, Member of the Board

 

(Left) Yoshihisa Ishida, Executive Vice President (Right) Hse-Tung Lu, Member of the Board

 

(Left) Nobuaki Kurumatani, Member of the Board (Right) Yasuo Himeiwa, Member of the Board

 

(Left) Hirokazu Nishiyama, Member of the Board (Right) Chien-Erh Wang, Member of the Board

 

A photo with related members gathering was taken at the end of the ceremony.

 

Following the ceremony, Sharp held a press conference at Kabuto Club.

 

 

 

Sharp’s common shares were reassigned from the First Section Market to the Second Section Market as of August 1, 2016. Under our new management system, Sharp executed structural reforms to achieve early surplus, leading to the recovery of profitability in all businesses in Fiscal 2016 consolidated financial results, achieving operation surplus for the first time in 3 fiscal quarters. Following, net income for the first fiscal half of Fiscal 2017 recovered to a level prior to the global financial crisis in 2008.

 

Sharp deeply appreciates the support from all parties, especially our shareholders, to enable such recovery in business records and assignment to the First Section Market. Sharp will utilize its strengths in creating unique products and innovative devices as well as cultivating a corporate culture to take on challenges, and accelerate transformation to realize “people-oriented IoT” and “8K Ecosystem” to lead to our soaring growth.

 

 

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