Maeda Corp Dividend yield

 Price  899.00
 Dividend  38.03
 Earnings  62.00
 Cash-flow  179.80
 Book value  749.17
 Equity  666.67

Maeda Corp is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Maeda Corp is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Maeda Corp paid a total dividend of 14,223 million JPY last year, for a market value of 336,226 millions (Market Cap 185,842 millions). Dividend per share of Maeda Corp is 38.03 JPY, and his stock market price 899.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Maeda Corp has a dividend yield of 4.23%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Maeda Corp dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Maeda Corp

Maeda Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Maeda Corp to maintain his current dividend of JPY 38.03 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Maeda Corp payout on ernings is currently 61.34%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures show that Maeda Corp 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 Maeda Corp is JPY 179.80 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 38.03, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Maeda Corp, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

Maeda Corp payout

Maeda Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Maeda Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Maeda Corp showed a return of 10.90% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Construction and Materials firms.

Maeda Corp stock and market return