Kyushu Elec Power Dividend yield

 Price  849.00
 Dividend  37.53
 Earnings  283.00
 Cash-flow  530.63
 Book value  1,212.86
 Equity  1,105.47

Kyushu Elec Power is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Kyushu Elec Power is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kyushu Elec Power paid a total dividend of 17,752 million JPY last year, for a market value of 401,577 millions (Market Cap 392,241 millions). Dividend per share of Kyushu Elec Power is 37.53 JPY, and his stock market price 849.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kyushu Elec Power has a dividend yield of 4.42%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Kyushu Elec Power dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Kyushu Elec Power

Kyushu Elec Power Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kyushu Elec Power to maintain his current dividend of JPY 37.53 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.42%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kyushu Elec Power payout on ernings is currently 13.26%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.27% and 52.49% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Kyushu Elec Powercan 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 Kyushu Elec Power is JPY 530.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 37.53, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kyushu Elec Power, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Kyushu Elec Power payout

Kyushu Elec Power Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Kyushu Elec Power Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kyushu Elec Power showed a return of 1.10% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -0.64% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -11.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Electricity firms.

Kyushu Elec Power stock and market return