Barloworld Dividend yield

 Price  91.10
 Dividend  4.62
 Earnings  -11.68
 Cash-flow  14.69
 Book value  101.22
 Equity  107.16

Barloworld is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Barloworld is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Barloworld paid a total dividend of 929 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 18,311 millions (Market Cap 17,745 millions). Dividend per share of Barloworld is 4.62 ZAR, and his stock market price 91.10 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Barloworld has a dividend yield of 5.07%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Barloworld dividend yield with other General Industrials companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Barloworld

Barloworld Dividend Payout

About the ability of Barloworld to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 4.62 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.07%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Barloworld payout on ernings is currently -39.55%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.57% and 31.76% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Barloworldcan 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 Barloworld is ZAR 14.69 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 4.62, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Barloworld, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

Barloworld payout

Barloworld Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Barloworld Stock performance

Finally, last moth Barloworld showed a return of 29.90% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 4.23% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -17.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and General Industrials firms.

Barloworld stock and market return