Bic Camera Dividend yield

 Price  1,157.00
 Dividend  15.04
 Earnings  33.63
 Cash-flow  148.33
 Book value  771.33
 Equity  800.71

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

Bic Camera paid a total dividend of 2,572 million JPY last year, for a market value of 197,847 millions (Market Cap 164,364 millions). Dividend per share of Bic Camera is 15.04 JPY, and his stock market price 1,157.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Bic Camera has a dividend yield of 1.30%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Bic Camera dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Bic Camera

Bic Camera Dividend Payout

About the ability of Bic Camera to maintain his current dividend of JPY 15.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.30%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Bic Camera payout on ernings is currently 44.72%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 41.59% and 30.49% respectively. Both figures show that Bic Camera 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 Bic Camera is JPY 148.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 15.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Bic Camera payout

Bic Camera Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Bic Camera Stock performance

Finally, last moth Bic Camera showed a return of -6.50% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 3.41% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.90% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

Bic Camera stock and market return