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Hitachi Announces the Decision on Year-End Dividend

Tokyo, April 6, 2011 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that it decided on a plan for the year-end dividend for fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 as follows. The record date for this dividend is March 31, 2011.

On March 17, Hitachi announced that it would decide on the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 after conducting a detailed investigation of the impact on Hitachi’s business performance resulting from the Great East Japan Earthquake. The forecast for the year-end dividend before the announcement was 3 yen per share. Having obtained a certain level of projection on the status of excess capital, Hitachi has decided the plan to pay year-end dividend in the amount of 3 yen per share. This year-end dividend is scheduled to be finally authorized at the meeting of the Board of Directors to be held in May 2011.