Fanuc Corp (6954.T)
17 Apr 2015
TOKYO, March 13 - Japan's Nikkei hit a fresh 15-year high on Friday and posted fifth consecutive weeks of gains as industrial robot maker Fanuc Corp jumped 13 percent on a report that it will consider raising its dividend and buying back stock. The Nikkei share average ended 1.4 percent higher to 19,254.25 points, the highest closing level since April 2000. For the week, the index rose 1.5 percent, advancing for a fifth week. The market was also underpinned by fresh fund inflow
* Shares jump 13 pct to record high (Recasts with Fanuc statement, details on Loeb)
* Market supported by Japan recovery hopes, ECB easing * Fanuc jumps 12 pct on plan to boost dividend, talk to investors * Recent gainers such as pharmaceuticals decline By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO, March 13 - Japanese shares extended gains on Friday as industrial robot maker Fanuc jumped more than 10 percent on a report that it will consider raising its dividend and buying back stock. The market, looking set to log its eight straight weeks of gains based on broad Topix
TOKYO, March 13 - Shares in Japanese industrial robot maker Fanuc Corp jumped more than eight percent to a record high on Friday after a media report that the company plans to step up talks with investors.
TOKYO, Feb 20 - Activist investor Daniel Loeb, whose hedge fund Third Point has taken a stake in Fanuc Corp , said the Japanese industrial robot maker's recent plan to boost capital spending was no alternative to fixing its "blatant capital inefficiency".
* Says decision unrelated to shareholder return criticism (Adds company, analyst comments)
TOKYO, Feb 16 - Industrial robot maker Fanuc Corp said on Monday it was doubling its planned investment in a new plant to 100 billion yen ($844 million), a week after activist hedge fund Third Point called on the Japanese firm to buy back more shares.
* Nikkei hits highest since July 2007 * Financials, insurance stocks higher * Fanuc contributes hefty positive points on capital spending news By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Feb 16 - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a near eight-year high on Monday, helped by Wall Street's gains, while investors digested weaker-than-expected domestic growth data. The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 18,031.84 points at midday, after reaching as high as 18,074.26 earlier, the highest level s
TOKYO, Feb 13 - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday, retreating from a 7-1/2-year closing high the previous day as investors took profits from gainers such as Fanuc Corp, but buying in cyclical stocks exposed to consumer demand limited the losses. A ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine also eased tensions in the market. The Nikkei shed 0.4 percent to 17,913.36, retreating from 17,979.72 marked on Thursday, the highest closing level since July 2007. For the we
(Correct to cyclical stocks in first paragaph instead of defensive stocks, and add individual stocks in 6th paragraph) * For the week, Nikkei is up 1.5 pct * Topix outperforms Nikkei as cyclical consumer shares bought * Japan Display soars on strong profit By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Feb 13 - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday, retreating from a 7-1/2 year closing high as investors took profits from the previous day's gainers such as Fanuc Corp, but buying
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