Sotetsu Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  2,479.00
 Dividend  25.04
 Earnings  149.34
 Cash-flow  326.18
 Book value  1,549.38
 Equity  1,539.59

Sotetsu Holdings is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Sotetsu Holdings is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sotetsu Holdings paid a total dividend of 2,454 million JPY last year, for a market value of 242,942 millions (Market Cap 191,886 millions). Dividend per share of Sotetsu Holdings is 25.04 JPY, and his stock market price 2,479.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sotetsu Holdings has a dividend yield of 1.01%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Sotetsu Holdings dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Sotetsu Holdings

Sotetsu Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sotetsu Holdings to maintain his current dividend of JPY 25.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.01%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sotetsu Holdings payout on ernings is currently 16.77%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Sotetsu Holdingscan 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 Sotetsu Holdings is JPY 326.18 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 25.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sotetsu Holdings, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Sotetsu Holdings payout

Sotetsu Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sotetsu Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sotetsu Holdings showed a return of 0.40% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -10.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Travel and Leisure firms.

Sotetsu Holdings stock and market return