ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE COMPANY'S PLAN TO ACQUIRE ITS OWN SHARES
February 12, 2004
To whom it may concern:
Yoshikata Tsukamoto, President and Director
(Code Number: 3591)
(Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section)
(Osaka Securities Exchange, First Section)
Contact: Nobuhiro Matsuda, Corporate Officer,
Director of Finance, Corporate Planning
Announcement of Acquisition by the Company of its Own Shares through ToSTNeT-2
(Acquisition of own shares under Article 210 of the Commercial Code)
We hereby announce that the Company has selected the method through which it will acquire its own shares
pursuant to the provisions of Article 210 of the Commercial Code.
1. Method of acquisition
A purchase order will be placed through ToSTNeT-2 (closing price trading system) of the Tokyo Stock
Exchange at 8:45 a.m. on February 13, 2004 at today's closing price (February 12, 2004), which was 942 yen.
The trading system and time for the purchase order will not be changed.
2. Share acquisition details
(1) Type of shares to be acquired:
Shares of common stock of the Company
(2) Number of shares planned to be acquired:
3. Public announcement of the results of the acquisition
The results of the acquisition will be publicly announced after the close of trading hours at 8:45 a.m. on February
(Note 1) The number of shares planned to be acquired
will not be changed. However, there is a
possibility that only a portion or none of the
shares will be acquired due to market trends.
(Note 2) The purchase will be made through selling
orders corresponding to the number of shares to
1. The resolution authorizing the acquisition by the Company of its own shares was adopted at the ordinary
general meeting of the shareholders held on June 27, 2003:
Type of shares to be acquired: