Japan Post Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  987.00
 Dividend  50.04
 Earnings  120.37
 Cash-flow  75.92
 Book value  2,467.50
 Equity  2,674.89

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

Japan Post Holdings paid a total dividend of 202,312 million JPY last year, for a market value of 3,990,441 millions (Market Cap 1,306,339 millions). Dividend per share of Japan Post Holdings is 50.04 JPY, and his stock market price 987.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Japan Post Holdings has a dividend yield of 5.07%, 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 Holdings dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Japan Post Holdings

Japan Post Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Japan Post Holdings to maintain his current dividend of JPY 50.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.07%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Japan Post Holdings payout on ernings is currently 41.57%, 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 Holdings 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 Holdings is JPY 75.92 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 50.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Japan Post Holdings, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Japan Post Holdings payout

Japan Post Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Japan Post Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Japan Post Holdings showed a return of 8.40% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Life Insurance firms.

Japan Post Holdings stock and market return