Advantest Corp Dividend yield

 Price  9,680.00
 Dividend  94.86
 Earnings  290.69
 Cash-flow  338.46
 Book value  1,180.49
 Equity  1,096.94

Advantest Corp is part of Technology Hardware and Equip. business, which is part of Technology industry. Advantest Corp is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Advantest Corp paid a total dividend of 18,593 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,897,280 millions (Market Cap 1,898,093 millions). Dividend per share of Advantest Corp is 94.86 JPY, and his stock market price 9,680.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Advantest Corp has a dividend yield of 0.98%, 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 Advantest Corp dividend yield with other Technology Hardware and Equip. companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Advantest Corp

Advantest Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Advantest Corp to maintain his current dividend of JPY 94.86 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.98%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Advantest Corp payout on ernings is currently 32.63%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Technology industry, which are 38.17% and 35.02% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Advantest Corpcan 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 Advantest Corp is JPY 338.46 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 94.86, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Advantest Corp, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Technology industry and Technology Hardware and Equip. sector companies.

Advantest Corp payout

Advantest Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Advantest Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Advantest Corp showed a return of 10.60% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.70% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 123.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Technology Hardware and Equip. firms.

Advantest Corp stock and market return