Stock Information

Information on Shares

Business term: From January 1 to December 31 of each year
Ordinary general meeting of shareholders: March of each year
Record date for above: December 31 of each year
Record date for interim dividends: June 30 of each year
Manager of the register of shareholders / Account management institution for the special account (tokubetsu koza): Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
3-3, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Inquiries of procedures pertaining to shares and contact information:

Holders of ADR (American Depositary Receipts representing shares of Canon stock);

Please contact the following depositary & agent.

  • Depositary and Agent with respect to ADR
    JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
    1 Chase Manhattan Plaza, Floor 58, New York, N.Y. 10005-1401, U.S.A.

Other than holders of ADR;

Please contact the custody bank which takes custody of your shares or the brokerage firm which handled your share purchase.

Number of shares constituting one unit: 100 shares
Method of public notice: Electronic means (
However, if the Company is unable to give an electronic public notice due to an accident or any other unavoidable reason, the notice shall be given in the Nikkei.
Stock exchange listings: Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo
Securities code: 7751

Shareholding Ratio by Category

(December 31, 2023)

Shareholding by Category

Major Shareholders (Top ten shareholders)

(December 31, 2023)

Name of Shareholders Number of Shares Held (thousands of shares) Shareholding Ratio (%)
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 166,738 16.9
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 63,367 6.4
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. 22,558 2.3
State Street Bank West Client - Treaty 505234 22,521 2.3
SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. 21,557 2.2
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited 14,408 1.5
JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd. 13,332 1.3
Moxley and Co. LLC 13,222 1.3
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. 13,080 1.3


  1. Shareholding ratio is calculated by deducting the number of treasury shares (345,964 thousand shares) from total shares issued.
  2. With respect to The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, in addition to the above, there are 6,180 thousand shares of the Company’s stock included in trust property relating to retirement benefit trust.