Kaken Pharmaceutical Dividend yield




   JPY/share 
 Price  4,335.00
 Dividend  149.99
 Earnings  504.07
 Cash-flow  722.50
 Book value  3,334.62
 Equity  3,252.06

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

Kaken Pharmaceutical paid a total dividend of 5,700 million JPY last year, for a market value of 164,730 millions (Market Cap 141,893 millions). Dividend per share of Kaken Pharmaceutical is 149.99 JPY, and his stock market price 4,335.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kaken Pharmaceutical has a dividend yield of 3.46%, 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 Kaken Pharmaceutical dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Kaken Pharmaceutical

Kaken Pharmaceutical Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kaken Pharmaceutical to maintain his current dividend of JPY 149.99 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kaken Pharmaceutical payout on ernings is currently 29.76%, 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 Kaken Pharmaceutical 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 Kaken Pharmaceutical is JPY 722.50 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 149.99, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Kaken Pharmaceutical payout

Kaken Pharmaceutical Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.46%149.9929.76%38
20203.76%149.8429.70%38
20192.48%149.7932.74%39
20183.08%149.8431.11%40
20172.58%150.1627.61%40
20162.35%142.8827.73%41
20150.48%41.6612.14%41

*In millions

Kaken Pharmaceutical Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kaken Pharmaceutical showed a return of 2.40% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -13.80% 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.

Kaken Pharmaceutical stock and market return