Rohto Pharmaceutical Dividend yield

 Price  4,205.00
 Dividend  36.16
 Earnings  184.43
 Cash-flow  238.92
 Book value  1,557.41
 Equity  1,463.73

Rohto Pharmaceutical is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Rohto Pharmaceutical is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rohto Pharmaceutical paid a total dividend of 4,122 million JPY last year, for a market value of 479,370 millions (Market Cap 406,995 millions). Dividend per share of Rohto Pharmaceutical is 36.16 JPY, and his stock market price 4,205.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rohto Pharmaceutical has a dividend yield of 0.86%, 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 Rohto Pharmaceutical dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Rohto Pharmaceutical

Rohto Pharmaceutical Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rohto Pharmaceutical to maintain his current dividend of JPY 36.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rohto Pharmaceutical payout on ernings is currently 19.61%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 40.22% and 28.84% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Rohto Pharmaceuticalcan 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 Rohto Pharmaceutical is JPY 238.92 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 36.16, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rohto Pharmaceutical, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Rohto Pharmaceutical payout

Rohto Pharmaceutical Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rohto Pharmaceutical Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rohto Pharmaceutical showed a return of 5.70% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -4.27% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 21.50% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Rohto Pharmaceutical stock and market return