Start Today Dividend yield

 Price  3,270.00
 Dividend  37.93
 Earnings  61.58
 Cash-flow  81.34
 Book value  113.15
 Equity  93.59

Start Today is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Start Today is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Start Today paid a total dividend of 11,569 million JPY last year, for a market value of 997,350 millions (Market Cap 319,765 millions). Dividend per share of Start Today is 37.93 JPY, and his stock market price 3,270.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Start Today has a dividend yield of 1.16%, 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 Start Today dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Start Today

Start Today Dividend Payout

About the ability of Start Today to maintain his current dividend of JPY 37.93 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.16%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Start Today payout on ernings is currently 61.59%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.17% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that Start Today 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 Start Today is JPY 81.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 37.93, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Start Today, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Start Today payout

Start Today Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Start Today Stock performance

Finally, last moth Start Today showed a return of -1.80% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 125.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

Start Today stock and market return