Yamaha Dividend yield

 Price  5,350.00
 Dividend  65.81
 Earnings  155.98
 Cash-flow  338.61
 Book value  2,326.09
 Equity  2,107.84

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

Yamaha paid a total dividend of 11,319 million JPY last year, for a market value of 920,200 millions (Market Cap 816,065 millions). Dividend per share of Yamaha is 65.81 JPY, and his stock market price 5,350.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yamaha has a dividend yield of 1.23%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Yamaha dividend yield with other Leisure Goods companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Yamaha

Yamaha Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yamaha to maintain his current dividend of JPY 65.81 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yamaha payout on ernings is currently 42.19%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Yamaha should not have problems to continue paying his 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 is JPY 338.61 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 65.81, 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, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Consumer Goods industry and Leisure Goods sector companies.

Yamaha payout

Yamaha Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Yamaha Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yamaha showed a return of -0.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -11.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Leisure Goods firms.

Yamaha stock and market return