Kyushu Railway Dividend yield

 Price  2,697.00
 Dividend  93.05
 Earnings  -120.94
 Cash-flow  -67.26
 Book value  2,451.82
 Equity  2,573.19

Kyushu Railway is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Kyushu Railway is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kyushu Railway paid a total dividend of 14,609 million JPY last year, for a market value of 423,429 millions (Market Cap 423,745 millions). Dividend per share of Kyushu Railway is 93.05 JPY, and his stock market price 2,697.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kyushu Railway has a dividend yield of 3.45%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Railway dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Kyushu Railway

Kyushu Railway Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kyushu Railway to maintain his current dividend of JPY 93.05 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.45%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kyushu Railway payout on ernings is currently -76.94%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.27% and 23.67% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Kyushu Railwaycan 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 Railway is JPY -67.26 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 93.05, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kyushu Railway, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Kyushu Railway payout

Kyushu Railway Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Kyushu Railway Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kyushu Railway showed a return of 8.30% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -1.20% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 20.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Travel and Leisure firms.

Kyushu Railway stock and market return