Toho Gas Dividend yield

 Price  2,517.00
 Dividend  59.90
 Earnings  147.19
 Cash-flow  335.60
 Book value  3,595.71
 Equity  3,504.52

Toho Gas is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Toho Gas is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Toho Gas paid a total dividend of 6,290 million JPY last year, for a market value of 264,285 millions (Market Cap 222,213 millions). Dividend per share of Toho Gas is 59.90 JPY, and his stock market price 2,517.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Toho Gas has a dividend yield of 2.38%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Toho Gas dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Toho Gas

Toho Gas Dividend Payout

About the ability of Toho Gas to maintain his current dividend of JPY 59.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.38%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Toho Gas payout on ernings is currently 40.70%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 41.22% and 52.83% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Toho Gascan 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 Toho Gas is JPY 335.60 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 59.90, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Toho Gas, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Toho Gas payout

Toho Gas Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Toho Gas Stock performance

Finally, last moth Toho Gas showed a return of -6.50% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -0.70% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -14.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Toho Gas stock and market return