SoftBank Group Dividend yield

 Price  5,562.00
 Dividend  43.94
 Earnings  -869.06
 Cash-flow  1,635.88
 Book value  6,180.00
 Equity  6,077.34

SoftBank Group is part of Mobile Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. SoftBank Group is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SoftBank Group paid a total dividend of 72,369 million JPY last year, for a market value of 9,160,614 millions (Market Cap 6,058,759 millions). Dividend per share of SoftBank Group is 43.94 JPY, and his stock market price 5,562.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SoftBank Group has a dividend yield of 0.79%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Telecommunications industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SoftBank Group dividend yield with other Mobile Telecommunications companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of SoftBank Group

SoftBank Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of SoftBank Group to maintain his current dividend of JPY 43.94 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SoftBank Group payout on ernings is currently -5.06%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 40.22% and 47.83% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that SoftBank Groupcan 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 SoftBank Group is JPY 1,635.88 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 43.94, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SoftBank Group, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Telecommunications industry and Mobile Telecommunications sector companies.

SoftBank Group payout

SoftBank Group Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

SoftBank Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth SoftBank Group showed a return of -0.80% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a -1.22% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -10.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Mobile Telecommunications firms.

SoftBank Group stock and market return