Dai-ichi Life Insura Dividend yield

 Price  1,902.00
 Dividend  62.01
 Earnings  29.22
 Cash-flow  528.33
 Book value  1,358.57
 Equity  1,391.43

Dai-ichi Life Insura is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Dai-ichi Life Insura is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Dai-ichi Life Insura paid a total dividend of 68,831 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,111,220 millions (Market Cap 2,016,958 millions). Dividend per share of Dai-ichi Life Insura is 62.01 JPY, and his stock market price 1,902.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Dai-ichi Life Insura has a dividend yield of 3.26%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Dai-ichi Life Insura dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Dai-ichi Life Insura

Dai-ichi Life Insura Dividend Payout

About the ability of Dai-ichi Life Insura to maintain his current dividend of JPY 62.01 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.26%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Dai-ichi Life Insura payout on ernings is currently 212.22%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Dai-ichi Life Insura 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 Dai-ichi Life Insura is JPY 528.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 62.01, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Dai-ichi Life Insura, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Dai-ichi Life Insura payout

Dai-ichi Life Insura Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Dai-ichi Life Insura Stock performance

Finally, last moth Dai-ichi Life Insura showed a return of 1.80% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 46.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Life Insurance firms.

Dai-ichi Life Insura stock and market return