Askul Dividend yield

 Price  1,640.00
 Dividend  24.44
 Earnings  105.81
 Cash-flow  156.19
 Book value  565.52
 Equity  542.62

Askul is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Askul is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Askul paid a total dividend of 2,517 million JPY last year, for a market value of 168,920 millions (Market Cap 67,225 millions). Dividend per share of Askul is 24.44 JPY, and his stock market price 1,640.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Askul has a dividend yield of 1.49%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Askul dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Askul

Askul Dividend Payout

About the ability of Askul to maintain his current dividend of JPY 24.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Askul payout on ernings is currently 23.10%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.52% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Askulcan 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 Askul is JPY 156.19 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 24.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Askul, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

Askul payout

Askul Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Askul Stock performance

Finally, last moth Askul showed a return of -4.90% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -2.07% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -23.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Support Services firms.

Askul stock and market return