Komatsu Dividend yield

 Price  2,695.00
 Dividend  57.94
 Earnings  134.75
 Cash-flow  374.31
 Book value  2,073.08
 Equity  1,952.90

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 54,753 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,546,775 millions (Market Cap 2,464,575 millions). Dividend per share of Komatsu is 57.94 JPY, and his stock market price 2,695.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Komatsu has a dividend yield of 2.15%, 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 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 57.94 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.15%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Komatsu payout on ernings is currently 43.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.52% 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 374.31 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 57.94, 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 1.20% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -2.07% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Industrial Engineering firms.

Komatsu stock and market return