East Japan Railway Dividend yield

 Price  7,839.00
 Dividend  100.34
 Earnings  526.11
 Cash-flow  1,451.67
 Book value  8,710.00
 Equity  8,220.47

East Japan Railway is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. East Japan Railway is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

East Japan Railway paid a total dividend of 37,828 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,955,303 millions (Market Cap 2,827,373 millions). Dividend per share of East Japan Railway is 100.34 JPY, and his stock market price 7,839.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, East Japan Railway has a dividend yield of 1.28%, 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 East Japan Railway dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of East Japan Railway

East Japan Railway Dividend Payout

About the ability of East Japan Railway to maintain his current dividend of JPY 100.34 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.28%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). East Japan Railway payout on ernings is currently 19.07%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that East Japan Railwaycan maintain his current dividend.

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 East Japan Railway is JPY 1,451.67 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 100.34, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of East Japan Railway, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

East Japan Railway payout

East Japan Railway Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

East Japan Railway Stock performance

Finally, last moth East Japan Railway showed a return of -0.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -4.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Travel and Leisure firms.

East Japan Railway stock and market return