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Notice Regarding Revision of Dividend Projection
for Fiscal 2009

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March 24, 2009

TDK Corporation (the "Company") hereby announces that at a meeting of the Board of Directors held today, the Company resolved to revise the projection for dividends per common share for fiscal 2009, the year ending March 31, 2009, as follows:

  1. Reasons for Revision:
    When TDK released its fiscal 2009 third-quarter operating results on February 9, it announced plans to pay a year-end dividend per common share of 70.0 yen. However, TDK has closely re-examined the impact on fiscal 2009 consolidated operating results of the pronounced decline in capacity utilization caused by a sudden change in the operating environment, structural reforms and other factors. Consequently, TDK has decided to lower the projected year-end dividend per common share to 60.0 yen.
  2. Details of Revision:
      Dividends per Common Share for Fiscal 2009
    Record date Q1-end Q2-end Q3-end Year-end Annual
    Previous projections
    (announced February 9, 2009)
    - 70.0 yen - 70.0 yen 140.0 yen
    Revised projections - 70.0 yen - 60.0 yen 130.0 yen
    Interim dividend paid - 70.0 yen - - -
    Dividends per common share
    for the previous fiscal year
    - 60.0 yen - 70.0 yen 130.0 yen

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