Santen Pharm Dividend yield




   JPY/share 
 Price  1,576.00
 Dividend  29.94
 Earnings  46.49
 Cash-flow  97.28
 Book value  788.00
 Equity  762.13

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

Santen Pharm paid a total dividend of 11,976 million JPY last year, for a market value of 630,400 millions (Market Cap 560,802 millions). Dividend per share of Santen Pharm is 29.94 JPY, and his stock market price 1,576.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Santen Pharm has a dividend yield of 1.90%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Santen Pharm dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Santen Pharm

Santen Pharm Dividend Payout

About the ability of Santen Pharm to maintain his current dividend of JPY 29.94 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.90%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Santen Pharm payout on ernings is currently 64.40%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.27% and 31.41% respectively. Both figures show that Santen Pharm can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Santen Pharm is JPY 97.28 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 29.94, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Santen Pharm payout

Santen Pharm Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.90%29.9464.40%400
20201.67%27.9732.06%399
20191.25%26.0825.88%399
20181.64%26.0124.60%407
20171.47%26.0335.86%406
20161.86%25.9717.86%412
20151.23%24.0135.30%412

*In millions

Santen Pharm Stock performance

Finally, last moth Santen Pharm showed a return of -3.90% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -3.33% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -26.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Santen Pharm stock and market return