Hitachi Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   JPY per share 
 Price  3,530.00
 Dividend  94.96
 Earnings  90.75
 Cash-flow  578.69
 Book value  3,209.09
 Equity  3,361.11

Hitachi is part of Electronic and Electrical Equipment business, which is part of Industrials industry. Hitachi is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hitachi paid a total dividend of 91,731 million JPY last year, for a market value of 3,409,980 millions (Market Cap 3,261,084 millions). Dividend per share of Hitachi is 94.96 JPY, and his stock market price 3,530.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hitachi has a dividend yield of 2.69%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Industrials 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 Hitachi dividend yield with other Electronic and Electrical Equipment companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Hitachi

Hitachi Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hitachi to maintain his current dividend of JPY 94.96 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.69%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hitachi payout on ernings is currently 104.64%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 37.66% and 31.38% respectively. Both figures show that Hitachi 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 Hitachi is JPY 578.69 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 94.96, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hitachi, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Industrials industry and Electronic and Electrical Equipment sector companies.

Hitachi payout

Hitachi Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hitachi showed a return of 12.90% compared to a worldwide 4.36% average, and a 5.80% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Electronic and Electrical Equipment firms.

Hitachi stock and market return

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