USS Dividend yield

 Price  2,545.00
 Dividend  67.44
 Earnings  122.95
 Cash-flow  150.59
 Book value  771.21
 Equity  763.66

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

USS stock dividend

USS paid a total dividend of 16,523 million JPY last year, for a market value of 623,525 millions (Market Cap 525,059 millions). USS dividend per share is 67.44 JPY, and his stock market price 2,545.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, USS has a dividend yield of 2.65%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services 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 USS stocks dividend with other General Retailers companies or other of the best Japan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of USS

USS Dividend Payout

About the ability of USS to maintain his current dividend of JPY 67.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.65%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). USS payout on ernings is currently 54.85%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that USS 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 USS is JPY 150.59 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 67.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

USS payout

USS Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of USS's dividend stock, both in percentage and in JPY, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of USS dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Japan stocks and that of the General Retailers stocks.

USS stock dividend history

USS Stock performance

Finally, last moth USS showed a return of 3.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 3.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and General Retailers firms.

USS stock and market return