Hikari Tsushin, Inc. (TSE:9435) announces a share repurchase program. Under the program, the company will repurchase up to 450,000 shares, representing 1% of its issued share capital (excluding treasury stock), for ¥5,000 million. The purpose of the program is to carry out agile capital policies and promote further return of profits to shareholders. The program will run until May 15, 2022. As of February 28, 2022, the company had 45,152,191 shares in issue (excluding treasury stock) and 397,451 shares in treasury.