Alfresa Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  2,133.00
 Dividend  52.90
 Earnings  190.45
 Cash-flow  160.38
 Book value  2,133.00
 Equity  2,164.20

Alfresa Holdings is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Alfresa Holdings is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Alfresa Holdings paid a total dividend of 11,215 million JPY last year, for a market value of 452,196 millions (Market Cap 370,349 millions). Dividend per share of Alfresa Holdings is 52.90 JPY, and his stock market price 2,133.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Alfresa Holdings has a dividend yield of 2.48%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Health Care industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Alfresa Holdings dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Alfresa Holdings

Alfresa Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Alfresa Holdings to maintain his current dividend of JPY 52.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.48%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Alfresa Holdings payout on ernings is currently 27.78%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.17% and 28.58% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Alfresa Holdingscan 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 Alfresa Holdings is JPY 160.38 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 52.90, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Alfresa Holdings, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Alfresa Holdings payout

Alfresa Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Alfresa Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Alfresa Holdings showed a return of 3.80% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Alfresa Holdings stock and market return