Astellas Pharmaceuti Dividend yield

 Price  1,702.00
 Dividend  42.04
 Earnings  120.71
 Cash-flow  120.71
 Book value  680.80
 Equity  685.85

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

Astellas Pharmaceuti paid a total dividend of 78,110 million JPY last year, for a market value of 3,162,316 millions (Market Cap 3,163,006 millions). Dividend per share of Astellas Pharmaceuti is 42.04 JPY, and his stock market price 1,702.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Astellas Pharmaceuti has a dividend yield of 2.47%, 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 Astellas Pharmaceuti dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Astellas Pharmaceuti

Astellas Pharmaceuti Dividend Payout

About the ability of Astellas Pharmaceuti to maintain his current dividend of JPY 42.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Astellas Pharmaceuti payout on ernings is currently 34.83%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.17% and 28.58% respectively. Both figures show that Astellas Pharmaceuti is in a good position to keep maintaining his 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 Astellas Pharmaceuti is JPY 120.71 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 42.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Astellas Pharmaceuti payout

Astellas Pharmaceuti Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Astellas Pharmaceuti Stock performance

Finally, last moth Astellas Pharmaceuti showed a return of 1.70% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.90% 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.

Astellas Pharmaceuti stock and market return