Japan Post Bank Dividend yield




   JPY/share 
 Price  1,064.00
 Dividend  50.01
 Earnings  72.88
 Cash-flow  -73.89
 Book value  2,660.00
 Equity  2,699.26

Japan Post Bank is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Japan Post Bank is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Japan Post Bank paid a total dividend of 187,487 million JPY last year, for a market value of 3,988,936 millions (Market Cap 433,573 millions). Dividend per share of Japan Post Bank is 50.01 JPY, and his stock market price 1,064.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Japan Post Bank has a dividend yield of 4.70%, 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 Japan Post Bank dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Japan Post Bank

Japan Post Bank Dividend Payout

About the ability of Japan Post Bank to maintain his current dividend of JPY 50.01 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.70%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Japan Post Bank payout on ernings is currently 68.62%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Japan Post Bank 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 Japan Post Bank is JPY -73.89 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 50.01, 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 Japan Post Bank, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Japan Post Bank payout

Japan Post Bank Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.70%50.0168.62%3,749
20202.95%24.9934.22%3,749
20194.76%49.9870.44%3,749
20184.13%49.9753.27%3,749
20173.41%50.0257.28%3,749
20163.71%50.0557.88%3,750
20150.00%0.000.00%3,750

*In millions

Japan Post Bank Stock performance

Finally, last moth Japan Post Bank showed a return of 4.90% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Banks firms.

Japan Post Bank stock and market return