Takara Bio Dividend yield

 Price  2,968.00
 Dividend  13.95
 Earnings  31.71
 Cash-flow  52.62
 Book value  549.63
 Equity  537.46

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

Takara Bio paid a total dividend of 1,674 million JPY last year, for a market value of 356,160 millions (Market Cap 135,810 millions). Dividend per share of Takara Bio is 13.95 JPY, and his stock market price 2,968.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Takara Bio has a dividend yield of 0.47%, 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 Takara Bio dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Takara Bio

Takara Bio Dividend Payout

About the ability of Takara Bio to maintain his current dividend of JPY 13.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Takara Bio payout on ernings is currently 43.99%, 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 Takara Bio 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 Takara Bio is JPY 52.62 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 13.95, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Takara Bio payout

Takara Bio Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Takara Bio Stock performance

Finally, last moth Takara Bio showed a return of 2.50% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 3.00% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.00% 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.

Takara Bio stock and market return