Bridgestone Corp Dividend yield

 Price  5,661.00
 Dividend  190.21
 Earnings  471.75
 Cash-flow  539.14
 Book value  4,354.62
 Equity  4,102.17

Bridgestone Corp is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Bridgestone Corp is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Bridgestone Corp stock dividend

Bridgestone Corp paid a total dividend of 130,104 million JPY last year, for a market value of 3,872,124 millions (Market Cap 3,170,155 millions). Bridgestone Corp dividend per share is 190.21 JPY, and his stock market price 5,661.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Bridgestone Corp has a dividend yield of 3.36%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Bridgestone Corp stocks dividend with other Automobiles and Parts companies or other of the highest Japan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Bridgestone Corp

Bridgestone Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Bridgestone Corp to maintain his current dividend of JPY 190.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.36%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Bridgestone Corp payout on ernings is currently 40.32%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures show that Bridgestone Corp 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 Bridgestone Corp is JPY 539.14 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 190.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Bridgestone Corp, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

Bridgestone Corp payout

Bridgestone Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Bridgestone Corp'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 Bridgestone Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Japan stocks and that of the Automobiles and Parts stocks.

Bridgestone Corp stock dividend history

Bridgestone Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Bridgestone Corp showed a return of -3.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Bridgestone Corp stock and market return