Frequently Asked Questions


When was the company established?
February 7, 1966
What is the origin of the company name, Uniden?
The company was founded under the name "Uni Electronic Industries," based on a desire to deliver unique and useful electronic products for our universal era. (In 1974, the company's name was changed to Uniden Corporation.)
On which stock exchanges are shares of Uniden traded? When was the company listed?
Uniden is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) (company code: 3815). In 1986 we were listed as an OTC stock on the TSE; then in 1988 we were listed on the Second Section of the TSE; finally in 1990 we were listed on the First Section of the TSE.
What kind of products does Uniden sell?
Uniden develops, manufactures, and sells telephone-related equipment such as cordless phones and VoIP phones, wireless communications equipment such as CB transceivers and marine radios, and digital consumer electronics products, such as digital terrestrial tuners and LCD TVs.

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Finance-related Questions

What is the accounting period of the company and on what date are financial results announced?
Our fiscal year runs to March 31. We also announce financial results quarterly. Dates of future result announcements are provided with the latest information on our corporate web site, which is continually updated.
Where can I get the latest information about the company's financial performance?
Information about settlement of accounts is available via our brief announcements. In addition, securities reports, quarterly financial reports and consolidated financial statements can be viewed at our IR Report Archive.
Where can I find result forecasts for the current fiscal period?
See our page on Financial Data. Note that result forecasts for the current term may be corrected as a result of changes in internal and external factors. If there is a correction, it will be disclosed to the TSE and also published on this web site.
Is it possible for me to participate in result briefings for institutional investors?
Result briefings are held for professional analysts, but the presented reports are also available to ordinary shareholders on request. Please contact us by telephone to request such materials. IR Office:0120-06-6815
Where can I view details about Uniden's orders received on a quarterly basis?
This information is disclosed in quarterly reports. See our IR Report Archive.
What kind of risk factors impact Uniden's financial performance?
Of the business and accounting conditions mentioned in securities reports, the factors that most seriously impact the judgment of investors are as follows.
  • Economic trends
  • Risks related to overseas country of production
  • Exchange rate fluctuations
  • Product quality
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Concentration of revenue from phone-related equipment
  • Market conditions in Japan
Which auditing firm does Uniden employ?
PriceWaterhouseCoopers Co., Ltd.

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Stock and General Meeting of Shareholders

How many shares are there in the trading unit for Uniden's stock?
The trading unit for Uniden common stock on the Tokyo Stock Exchange is 1,000 shares.
Where can I learn about stock-related procedures and inquire about the stock?
. If your shares are deposited with a securities company, please follow the procedures of your securities company. For details about shares held in a special account, please contact Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, which is the shareholder registry administrator for Uniden.
Where can I learn about requesting purchase of shares of less than one trading unit?
Requests to purchase shares of less than one trading unit, as a result of a demerger, can be directed to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, which is Uniden's shareholder registry administrator. For more details, please contact your local branch of Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation.
How much is the dividend payout for the current year?
Uniden Corporation resolved in a board meeting held on May 6th, 2011 that dividend for the surplus fund will be 7.5 yen per share as of the record date March 31 2011.This will be executed after the resolution at the 46th annual shareholders meeting to be held in June of 2011.
When is the general meeting of shareholders held?
In late June each year. As soon as the date is decided, we will post it on our web site.
How can I attend the general meeting of shareholders?
Simply come to the shareholder's meeting and bring with you the "voting card" included with the "notice of convocation" which is sent out to shareholders no later than fifteen days prior to the date of the shareholder's meeting.
If I cannot attend the general meeting of shareholders, how can I still exercise my voting right?
Specify your voting preference on the "voting card" that was sent to you with the "notice of convocation," stamp it with your family seal and return it to us.
How can I find out in advance what motions will be deliberated on at shareholder meetings?
The timely disclosure information is posted on the page for the IR Report Archive page of our web site.

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Other Questions

How can I obtain printed materials for shareholders and investors?
If you would like to receive copies of printed materials published by Uniden Corporation for investors and shareholders, please access IR contact of Uniden Corporation by telephone or E-mail.
2-12-7 Hatchobori, Chuo-ku Tokyo 104-8512 Japan
Uniden Corporation
IR contact
TEL:03-5543-2812 Fax:03-5543-2926
TEL:0120-06-6815(Toll free)
Is it possible to receive regular updates of information by e-mail?
The latest information is posted promptly under "Topics" on the home page of our web site. In addition, you can always ring our toll-free IR telephone line to speak to someone who will provide you with the information you want.0120-06-6815

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