Sompo Japan Nipponko Dividend yield




   JPY/share 
 Price  4,242.00
 Dividend  170.10
 Earnings  344.88
 Cash-flow  1,010.00
 Book value  2,828.00
 Equity  2,826.89

Sompo Japan Nipponko is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Sompo Japan Nipponko is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sompo Japan Nipponko paid a total dividend of 60,386 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,505,910 millions (Market Cap 1,394,704 millions). Dividend per share of Sompo Japan Nipponko is 170.10 JPY, and his stock market price 4,242.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sompo Japan Nipponko has a dividend yield of 4.01%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Sompo Japan Nipponko dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Sompo Japan Nipponko

Sompo Japan Nipponko Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sompo Japan Nipponko to maintain his current dividend of JPY 170.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.01%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sompo Japan Nipponko payout on ernings is currently 49.32%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Sompo Japan Nipponko 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 Sompo Japan Nipponko is JPY 1,010.00 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 170.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sompo Japan Nipponko, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Sompo Japan Nipponko payout

Sompo Japan Nipponko Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.01%170.1049.32%355
20203.71%154.8244.89%355
20193.26%140.1835.21%368
20183.22%120.1731.88%372
20172.41%105.1724.10%381
20162.15%80.1519.35%397
20152.11%80.0754.01%404

*In millions

Sompo Japan Nipponko Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sompo Japan Nipponko showed a return of 4.00% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 26.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Sompo Japan Nipponko stock and market return