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Calculation of TOPIX in relation to shares of Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914)

Update : Feb. 28, 2013


[Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.]

Calculation of TOPIX in relation to shares of Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914)

Tokyo, February 28, 2013– Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) announced today that it will include the shares of Japan Tobacco Inc. (“JT”, Code: 2914) currently held by the Ministry of Finance of Japan (MoF) when calculating TOPIX and its sub-indices.

Although the shares held by the MoF were not originally included in the number of listed shares to be used for index calculation, they will now be included in conjunction with the sale of these shares by the MoF and the subsequent repurchase of a portion as treasury stock by JT on February 27, 2013 and disbursement of the remaining shares as a secondary share offering scheduled for listing at the end of trading on the pricing date. (March 11, 2013 - March 13, 2013 [date to be determined])

Changes to the number of shares used in index calculation and free-float weights are as below:

Number of listed shares
for index calculation (1)
Number of shares for
index calculation ((3)=(1)*(2))
Before Review 1,000,000,000 0.8 800,000,000
After Review (*) 1,333,333,200 0.752 1,002,666,566.4
  • (*)As of the close of 3 business days after the pricing date.


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