Yahoo Japan Dividend yield




   JPY/share 
 Price  415.00
 Dividend  5.56
 Earnings  18.78
 Cash-flow  35.47
 Book value  345.83
 Equity  361.15

Yahoo Japan is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. Yahoo Japan is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yahoo Japan paid a total dividend of 41,661 million JPY last year, for a market value of 3,109,595 millions (Market Cap 1,080,245 millions). Dividend per share of Yahoo Japan is 5.56 JPY, and his stock market price 415.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yahoo Japan has a dividend yield of 1.34%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Technology industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Yahoo Japan dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Yahoo Japan

Yahoo Japan Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yahoo Japan to maintain his current dividend of JPY 5.56 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.34%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yahoo Japan payout on ernings is currently 29.61%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 40.22% and 34.27% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Yahoo Japancan 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 Yahoo Japan is JPY 35.47 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 5.56, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Yahoo Japan, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

Yahoo Japan payout

Yahoo Japan Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.34%5.5629.61%7,493
20210.83%5.5436.54%7,595
20201.42%8.8636.49%4,762
20191.92%8.8540.50%4,762
20183.23%8.8529.39%5,083
20171.71%8.8432.66%5,693
20164.26%17.7254.52%5,692
20151.75%8.8737.97%5,692

*In millions

Yahoo Japan Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yahoo Japan showed a return of -11.50% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -1.67% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -42.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Software and Computer Services firms.

Yahoo Japan stock and market return