Daiichi Sankyo Dividend yield

 Price  3,225.00
 Dividend  27.09
 Earnings  76.97
 Cash-flow  101.10
 Book value  671.88
 Equity  657.86

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

Daiichi Sankyo paid a total dividend of 52,663 million JPY last year, for a market value of 6,269,400 millions (Market Cap 6,142,146 millions). Dividend per share of Daiichi Sankyo is 27.09 JPY, and his stock market price 3,225.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Daiichi Sankyo has a dividend yield of 0.84%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

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

Dividend yield of Daiichi Sankyo

Daiichi Sankyo Dividend Payout

About the ability of Daiichi Sankyo to maintain his current dividend of JPY 27.09 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.84%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Daiichi Sankyo payout on ernings is currently 35.20%, 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 Daiichi Sankyo 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 Daiichi Sankyo is JPY 101.10 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 27.09, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Daiichi Sankyo payout

Daiichi Sankyo Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Daiichi Sankyo Stock performance

Finally, last moth Daiichi Sankyo showed a return of 7.10% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 30.10% 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.

Daiichi Sankyo stock and market return