Ashmore Group Dividend yield




   GBP/share 
 Price  4.31
 Dividend  0.17
 Earnings  0.26
 Cash-flow  0.30
 Book value  1.20
 Equity  1.21

Ashmore Group is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Ashmore Group is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ashmore Group paid a total dividend of 121 million GBP last year, for a market value of 3,073 millions (Market Cap 1,964 millions). Dividend per share of Ashmore Group is 0.17 GBP, and his stock market price 4.31 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ashmore Group has a dividend yield of 3.92%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Ashmore Group dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Ashmore Group

Ashmore Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ashmore Group to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.17 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.92%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ashmore Group payout on ernings is currently 65.38%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.57% and 41.00% respectively. Both figures show that Ashmore Group 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 Ashmore Group is GBP 0.30 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.17, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ashmore Group, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Ashmore Group payout

Ashmore Group Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.92%0.1765.38%713
20193.21%0.1765.38%713
20184.55%0.1777.27%707
20174.11%0.1770.83%707
20166.07%0.1789.47%709
20156.59%0.1785.00%709

*In millions

Ashmore Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ashmore Group showed a return of 2.20% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 3.02% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -16.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Financial Services firms.

Ashmore Group stock and market return