Yakult Honsha Dividend yield

 Price  8,230.00
 Dividend  71.60
 Earnings  282.82
 Cash-flow  462.36
 Book value  2,837.93
 Equity  2,668.11

Yakult Honsha is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Yakult Honsha is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yakult Honsha paid a total dividend of 11,384 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,308,570 millions (Market Cap 1,083,515 millions). Dividend per share of Yakult Honsha is 71.60 JPY, and his stock market price 8,230.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yakult Honsha has a dividend yield of 0.87%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Yakult Honsha dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Yakult Honsha

Yakult Honsha Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yakult Honsha to maintain his current dividend of JPY 71.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.87%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yakult Honsha payout on ernings is currently 25.32%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 40.22% and 43.16% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Yakult Honshacan 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 Yakult Honsha is JPY 462.36 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 71.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Yakult Honsha, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Yakult Honsha payout

Yakult Honsha Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Yakult Honsha Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yakult Honsha showed a return of 1.60% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -0.72% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 29.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Food Producers firms.

Yakult Honsha stock and market return