Benesse Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  2,328.00
 Dividend  50.05
 Earnings  65.21
 Cash-flow  439.25
 Book value  1,790.77
 Equity  1,762.43

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 paid a total dividend of 4,805 million JPY last year, for a market value of 223,488 millions (Market Cap 163,750 millions). Dividend per share of Benesse Holdings is 50.05 JPY, and his stock market price 2,328.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Benesse Holdings has a dividend yield of 2.15%, 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 dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Benesse Holdings

Benesse Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Benesse Holdings to maintain his current dividend of JPY 50.05 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.15%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Benesse Holdings payout on ernings is currently 76.75%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% 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 439.25 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 50.05, 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

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Benesse Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Benesse Holdings showed a return of 8.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -15.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

Benesse Holdings stock and market return