Alpek SAB Dividend yield

 Price  23.49
 Dividend  1.22
 Earnings  1.65
 Cash-flow  4.79
 Book value  19.58
 Equity  19.19

Alpek SAB is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Alpek SAB is a company from Mexico, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Alpek SAB paid a total dividend of 2,577 million MXN last year, for a market value of 49,611 millions (Market Cap 8,783 millions). Dividend per share of Alpek SAB is 1.22 MXN, and his stock market price 23.49 MXN.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Alpek SAB has a dividend yield of 5.21%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Mexico. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Alpek SAB dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Mexico.

Dividend yield of Alpek SAB

Alpek SAB Dividend Payout

About the ability of Alpek SAB to maintain his current dividend of MXN 1.22 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Alpek SAB payout on ernings is currently 73.94%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that Alpek SAB 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 Alpek SAB is MXN 4.79 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MXN 1.22, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Alpek SAB, compared againt world market average, Mexico companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Alpek SAB payout

Alpek SAB Dividend History

Year Yield  MXN  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Alpek SAB Stock performance

Finally, last moth Alpek SAB showed a return of -0.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 52.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Mexico and Chemicals firms.

Alpek SAB stock and market return