Rakuten Dividend yield

 Price  1,081.00
 Dividend  4.54
 Earnings  -26.43
 Cash-flow  675.63
 Book value  386.07
 Equity  426.29

Rakuten is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Rakuten is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rakuten paid a total dividend of 7,155 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,703,656 millions (Market Cap 873,666 millions). Dividend per share of Rakuten is 4.54 JPY, and his stock market price 1,081.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rakuten has a dividend yield of 0.42%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Rakuten dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Rakuten

Rakuten Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rakuten to maintain his current dividend of JPY 4.54 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.42%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rakuten payout on ernings is currently -17.18%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.27% and 23.71% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Rakutencan 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 Rakuten is JPY 675.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 4.54, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rakuten, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Rakuten payout

Rakuten Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rakuten Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rakuten showed a return of -6.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.21% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -4.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

Rakuten stock and market return