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- May 15, 2007
Company Name:Eisai Co., Ltd.
(Securities Code No. 4523
First Section of Tokyo Stock
Exchange and Osaka Stock
Representative:Haruo Naito, President & CEO
Contact:Akira Fujiyoshi, Vice President,
Corporate Communications, IR
Basic Principle and Policies concerning Reduction of Minimum Trading Lots for Shares
Based on the recognition that market participation by a lot of investors is essential to healthy revitalization of stock market, Eisai Co., Ltd. (“Eisai”) has been working to enhance information disclosure through wide-range IR activities, improving websites and business reports.
Eisai reduced minimum trading lots for share from 1,000 to 100 in April 2002. Consequently, the number of shareholders increased 23,164 (up 117.7%) from 19,685 (as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2002, before the reduction of minimum trading lots of share) to 42,849 (as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2007).
Volume of Eisai’s stock trading at the end of the fourth quarter of 2007 also increased 36 million from the end of the fourth quarter of 2002.
Eisai continues to make any possible efforts to enhance information disclosure and contribute to further activation of stock market.
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