Komatsu Dividend yield

 Price  2,943.00
 Dividend  80.05
 Earnings  134.38
 Cash-flow  372.53
 Book value  1,962.00
 Equity  1,947.54

Komatsu is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Komatsu is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Komatsu paid a total dividend of 75,647 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,781,135 millions (Market Cap 2,691,371 millions). Dividend per share of Komatsu is 80.05 JPY, and his stock market price 2,943.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Komatsu has a dividend yield of 2.72%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Komatsu dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Komatsu

Komatsu Dividend Payout

About the ability of Komatsu to maintain his current dividend of JPY 80.05 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.72%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Komatsu payout on ernings is currently 59.57%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Komatsu 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 Komatsu is JPY 372.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 80.05, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Komatsu, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Komatsu payout

Komatsu Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Komatsu Stock performance

Finally, last moth Komatsu showed a return of 11.40% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -13.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Industrial Engineering firms.

Komatsu stock and market return