Meiji Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  3,652.00
 Dividend  94.95
 Earnings  248.44
 Cash-flow  304.33
 Book value  2,608.57
 Equity  2,484.40

Meiji Holdings is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Meiji Holdings is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Meiji Holdings stock dividend

Meiji Holdings paid a total dividend of 26,491 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,018,908 millions (Market Cap 939,204 millions). Meiji Holdings dividend per share is 94.95 JPY, and his stock market price 3,652.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Meiji Holdings has a dividend yield of 2.60%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Meiji Holdings stocks dividend with other Food Producers companies or other of the high Japan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Meiji Holdings

Meiji Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Meiji Holdings to maintain his current dividend of JPY 94.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.60%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Meiji Holdings payout on ernings is currently 38.22%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Meiji Holdingscan 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 Meiji Holdings is JPY 304.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 94.95, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Meiji Holdings, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Meiji Holdings payout

Meiji Holdings Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Meiji Holdings's dividend stock, both in percentage and in JPY, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Meiji Holdings dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Japan stocks and that of the Food Producers stocks.

Meiji Holdings stock dividend history

Meiji Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Meiji Holdings showed a return of 11.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Food Producers firms.

Meiji Holdings stock and market return