Fast Retailing Dividend yield

 Price  88,130.00
 Dividend  475.90
 Earnings  1,022.39
 Cash-flow  2,592.06
 Book value  9,375.53
 Equity  9,294.45

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

Fast Retailing paid a total dividend of 48,542 million JPY last year, for a market value of 8,989,260 millions (Market Cap 4,518,045 millions). Dividend per share of Fast Retailing is 475.90 JPY, and his stock market price 88,130.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Fast Retailing has a dividend yield of 0.54%, 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 Fast Retailing dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing Dividend Payout

About the ability of Fast Retailing to maintain his current dividend of JPY 475.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.54%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Fast Retailing payout on ernings is currently 46.55%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that Fast Retailing 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 Fast Retailing is JPY 2,592.06 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 475.90, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Fast Retailing payout

Fast Retailing Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Fast Retailing Stock performance

Finally, last moth Fast Retailing showed a return of -16.10% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 99.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

Fast Retailing stock and market return