Yamaha Motor Dividend yield

 Price  2,756.00
 Dividend  114.93
 Earnings  451.80
 Cash-flow  411.34
 Book value  2,505.45
 Equity  2,281.82

Yamaha Motor is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Yamaha Motor is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yamaha Motor paid a total dividend of 39,766 million JPY last year, for a market value of 953,576 millions (Market Cap 855,649 millions). Dividend per share of Yamaha Motor is 114.93 JPY, and his stock market price 2,756.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yamaha Motor has a dividend yield of 4.17%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Yamaha Motor dividend yield with other Automobiles and Parts companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Yamaha Motor

Yamaha Motor Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yamaha Motor to maintain his current dividend of JPY 114.93 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.17%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yamaha Motor payout on ernings is currently 25.44%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Yamaha Motorcan 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 Yamaha Motor is JPY 411.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 114.93, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Yamaha Motor, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

Yamaha Motor payout

Yamaha Motor Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Yamaha Motor Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yamaha Motor showed a return of 7.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Yamaha Motor stock and market return