Nishi-Nippon Rail Dividend yield

 Price  2,957.00
 Dividend  25.13
 Earnings  84.73
 Cash-flow  231.02
 Book value  2,274.62
 Equity  2,229.74

Nishi-Nippon Rail is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Nishi-Nippon Rail is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Nishi-Nippon Rail paid a total dividend of 1,985 million JPY last year, for a market value of 233,603 millions (Market Cap 222,695 millions). Dividend per share of Nishi-Nippon Rail is 25.13 JPY, and his stock market price 2,957.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Nishi-Nippon Rail has a dividend yield of 0.85%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Nishi-Nippon Rail dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Nishi-Nippon Rail

Nishi-Nippon Rail Dividend Payout

About the ability of Nishi-Nippon Rail to maintain his current dividend of JPY 25.13 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.85%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Nishi-Nippon Rail payout on ernings is currently 29.66%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that Nishi-Nippon Rail is in a good position to keep maintaining his 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 Nishi-Nippon Rail is JPY 231.02 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 25.13, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Nishi-Nippon Rail payout

Nishi-Nippon Rail Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Nishi-Nippon Rail Stock performance

Finally, last moth Nishi-Nippon Rail showed a return of -1.00% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 11.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Travel and Leisure firms.

Nishi-Nippon Rail stock and market return