Kyowa Hakko Kirin Dividend yield

 Price  4,025.00
 Dividend  45.08
 Earnings  100.63
 Cash-flow  73.58
 Book value  1,298.39
 Equity  1,290.13

Kyowa Hakko Kirin is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Kyowa Hakko Kirin is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kyowa Hakko Kirin paid a total dividend of 24,208 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,161,425 millions (Market Cap 999,472 millions). Dividend per share of Kyowa Hakko Kirin is 45.08 JPY, and his stock market price 4,025.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kyowa Hakko Kirin has a dividend yield of 1.12%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Kyowa Hakko Kirin dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Kyowa Hakko Kirin

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kyowa Hakko Kirin to maintain his current dividend of JPY 45.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.12%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kyowa Hakko Kirin payout on ernings is currently 44.80%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.27% and 31.37% respectively. Both figures show that Kyowa Hakko Kirin 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 Kyowa Hakko Kirin is JPY 73.58 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 45.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kyowa Hakko Kirin, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Kyowa Hakko Kirin payout

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kyowa Hakko Kirin showed a return of 12.00% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -3.37% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 34.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Kyowa Hakko Kirin stock and market return