Ajinomoto Co Dividend yield

 Price  3,861.00
 Dividend  52.12
 Earnings  153.21
 Cash-flow  271.90
 Book value  1,287.00
 Equity  1,215.95

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

Ajinomoto Co paid a total dividend of 27,936 million JPY last year, for a market value of 2,069,496 millions (Market Cap 1,843,387 millions). Dividend per share of Ajinomoto Co is 52.12 JPY, and his stock market price 3,861.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ajinomoto Co has a dividend yield of 1.35%, 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 Ajinomoto Co dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Ajinomoto Co

Ajinomoto Co Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ajinomoto Co to maintain his current dividend of JPY 52.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.35%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ajinomoto Co payout on ernings is currently 34.02%, 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 Ajinomoto Cocan 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 Ajinomoto Co is JPY 271.90 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 52.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Ajinomoto Co payout

Ajinomoto Co Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ajinomoto Co Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ajinomoto Co showed a return of 10.40% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -0.72% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Food Producers firms.

Ajinomoto Co stock and market return