Olympus Dividend yield

 Price  1,971.00
 Dividend  15.97
 Earnings  128.82
 Cash-flow  78.53
 Book value  505.38
 Equity  458.43

Olympus is part of Health Care Equip. and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Olympus is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Olympus stock dividend

Olympus paid a total dividend of 20,026 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,471,634 millions (Market Cap 2,430,012 millions). Olympus dividend per share is 15.97 JPY, and his stock market price 1,971.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Olympus has a dividend yield of 0.81%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Olympus stocks dividend with other Health Care Equip. and Services companies or other of the best Japan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Olympus

Olympus Dividend Payout

About the ability of Olympus to maintain his current dividend of JPY 15.97 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.81%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Olympus payout on ernings is currently 12.40%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.34% and 23.54% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Olympuscan 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 Olympus is JPY 78.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 15.97, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Olympus, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equip. and Services sector companies.

Olympus payout

Olympus Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Olympus'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 Olympus dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Japan stocks and that of the Health Care Equip. and Services stocks.

Olympus stock dividend history

Olympus Stock performance

Finally, last moth Olympus showed a return of -14.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -34.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Health Care Equip. and Services firms.

Olympus stock and market return