Yaskawa Electric Dividend yield

 Price  4,815.00
 Dividend  52.00
 Earnings  87.07
 Cash-flow  151.42
 Book value  944.12
 Equity  906.98

Yaskawa Electric is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Yaskawa Electric is a company from Japan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yaskawa Electric paid a total dividend of 13,572 million JPY last year, for a market value of 1,256,715 millions (Market Cap 1,238,714 millions). Dividend per share of Yaskawa Electric is 52.00 JPY, and his stock market price 4,815.00 JPY.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yaskawa Electric has a dividend yield of 1.08%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Japan. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Yaskawa Electric dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from Japan.

Dividend yield of Yaskawa Electric

Yaskawa Electric Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yaskawa Electric to maintain his current dividend of JPY 52.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yaskawa Electric payout on ernings is currently 59.72%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Yaskawa Electric 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 Yaskawa Electric is JPY 151.42 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of JPY 52.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Yaskawa Electric, compared againt world market average, Japan companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Yaskawa Electric payout

Yaskawa Electric Dividend History

Year Yield  JPY  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Yaskawa Electric Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yaskawa Electric showed a return of 5.40% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Japan and Industrial Engineering firms.

Yaskawa Electric stock and market return