Kuraray 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  1,550.00
 Dividend  42.01
 Earnings  153.47
 Cash-flow  242.19
 Book value  1,550.00
 Equity  1,534.70

Kuraray is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Kuraray is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kuraray paid a total dividend of 14,746 million JPY last year, for a market value of 544,050 millions (Market Cap 543,613 millions). Dividend per share of Kuraray is 42.01 JPY, and his stock market price 1,550.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kuraray has a dividend yield of 2.71%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Kuraray dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Kuraray

Kuraray Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kuraray to maintain his current dividend of JPY 42.01 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.71%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kuraray payout on ernings is currently 27.37%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 40.41% and 46.31% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Kuraraycan maintain his current dividend.

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 Kuraray is JPY 242.19 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 42.01, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kuraray, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Kuraray payout

Kuraray Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kuraray showed a return of -12.10% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -3.44% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Chemicals firms.

Kuraray stock and market return

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