SMS Dividend yield

 Price  3,950.00
 Dividend  8.69
 Earnings  54.71
 Cash-flow  64.23
 Book value  223.16
 Equity  201.14

SMS is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. SMS is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SMS paid a total dividend of 756 million JPY last year, for a market value of 343,650 millions (Market Cap 196,009 millions). Dividend per share of SMS is 8.69 JPY, and his stock market price 3,950.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SMS has a dividend yield of 0.22%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SMS dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of SMS

SMS Dividend Payout

About the ability of SMS to maintain his current dividend of JPY 8.69 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.22%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SMS payout on ernings is currently 15.88%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.57% and 31.76% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that SMScan 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 SMS is JPY 64.23 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 8.69, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SMS, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

SMS payout

SMS Dividend History

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SMS Stock performance

Finally, last moth SMS showed a return of 4.40% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 4.23% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 30.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Support Services firms.

SMS stock and market return