Benesse Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  1,855.00
 Dividend  60.10
 Earnings  117.41
 Cash-flow  229.01
 Book value  1,545.83
 Equity  1,565.47

Benesse Holdings is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Benesse Holdings is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Benesse Holdings stock dividend

Benesse Holdings paid a total dividend of 5,770 million JPY last year, for a market value of 178,080 millions (Market Cap 130,561 millions). Benesse Holdings dividend per share is 60.10 JPY, and his stock market price 1,855.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Benesse Holdings has a dividend yield of 3.24%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Benesse Holdings stocks dividend with other General Retailers companies or other of the highest Japan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Benesse Holdings

Benesse Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Benesse Holdings to maintain his current dividend of JPY 60.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.24%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Benesse Holdings payout on ernings is currently 51.19%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that Benesse Holdings can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Benesse Holdings is JPY 229.01 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 60.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Benesse Holdings, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Benesse Holdings payout

Benesse Holdings Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Benesse Holdings's dividend stock, both in percentage and in JPY, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Benesse Holdings dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Japan stocks and that of the General Retailers stocks.

Benesse Holdings stock dividend history

Benesse Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Benesse Holdings showed a return of -0.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -15.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

Benesse Holdings stock and market return