Kyowa Hakko Kirin Dividend yield




   JPY/share 
 Price  3,310.00
 Dividend  44.02
 Earnings  100.61
 Cash-flow  73.56
 Book value  1,324.00
 Equity  1,289.87

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

Kyowa Hakko Kirin paid a total dividend of 23,639 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,777,470 millions (Market Cap 821,756 millions). Dividend per share of Kyowa Hakko Kirin is 44.02 JPY, and his stock market price 3,310.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kyowa Hakko Kirin has a dividend yield of 1.33%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Kyowa Hakko Kirin dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Kyowa Hakko Kirin

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kyowa Hakko Kirin to maintain his current dividend of JPY 44.02 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.33%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kyowa Hakko Kirin payout on ernings is currently 43.75%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.17% and 28.58% respectively. Both figures show that Kyowa Hakko Kirin can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 Kyowa Hakko Kirin is JPY 73.56 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 44.02, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Kyowa Hakko Kirin payout

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.33%44.0243.75%537
20201.56%43.9031.36%537
20191.55%39.8833.79%537
20181.44%29.9132.26%547
20171.15%25.0673.49%547
20161.53%24.9745.90%547
20151.15%24.9447.49%547

*In millions

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kyowa Hakko Kirin showed a return of 11.50% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 36.70% 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.

Kyowa Hakko Kirin stock and market return