Eisai Dividend yield

 Price  9,258.00
 Dividend  160.16
 Earnings  252.95
 Cash-flow  0.00
 Book value  2,805.45
 Equity  2,690.96

Eisai is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Eisai is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Eisai stock dividend

Eisai paid a total dividend of 45,966 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,657,046 millions (Market Cap 2,445,487 millions). Eisai dividend per share is 160.16 JPY, and his stock market price 9,258.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Eisai has a dividend yield of 1.73%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care 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 Eisai stocks dividend with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or other of the highest Japan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Eisai

Eisai Dividend Payout

About the ability of Eisai to maintain his current dividend of JPY 160.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.73%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Eisai payout on ernings is currently 63.32%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.34% and 23.54% respectively. Both figures show that Eisai 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 Eisai is JPY 0.00 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 160.16, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Eisai, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Eisai payout

Eisai Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Eisai'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 Eisai dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Japan stocks and that of the Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology stocks.

Eisai stock dividend history

Eisai Stock performance

Finally, last moth Eisai showed a return of 3.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 62.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Eisai stock and market return