Olympus Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   JPY per share 
 Price  2,257.00
 Dividend  9.93
 Earnings  55.59
 Cash-flow  104.01
 Book value  289.36
 Equity  315.85

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

Olympus paid a total dividend of 12,770 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,902,502 millions (Market Cap 2,378,745 millions). Dividend per share of Olympus is 9.93 JPY, and his stock market price 2,257.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Olympus has a dividend yield of 0.44%, 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 dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Olympus

Olympus Dividend Payout

About the ability of Olympus to maintain his current dividend of JPY 9.93 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.44%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Olympus payout on ernings is currently 17.86%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.46% and 32.17% 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 104.01 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 9.93, 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 Equipment and Services sector companies.

Olympus payout

Olympus Stock performance

Finally, last moth Olympus showed a return of 0.00% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 3.09% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.44%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Olympus stock and market return

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