Colbun Dividend yield

 Price  92.71
 Dividend  70.99
 Earnings  23.77
 Cash-flow  11.17
 Book value  132.44
 Equity  135.06

Colbun is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Colbun is a company from Chile, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Colbun paid a total dividend of 1,244,881 million CLP last year, for a market value of 1,625,763 millions (Market Cap 670,678 millions). Dividend per share of Colbun is 70.99 CLP, and his stock market price 92.71 CLP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Colbun has a dividend yield of 76.57%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Chile. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Colbun dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Chile.

Dividend yield of Colbun

Colbun Dividend Payout

About the ability of Colbun to maintain his current dividend of CLP 70.99 per share, an amount that accounts for 76.57%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Colbun payout on ernings is currently 298.65%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 41.59% and 54.52% respectively. Both figures show that Colbun 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 Colbun is CLP 11.17 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of CLP 70.99, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Colbun, compared againt world market average, Chile companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Colbun payout

Colbun Dividend History

Year Yield  CLP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Colbun Stock performance

Finally, last moth Colbun showed a return of 9.10% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 2.34% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 65.30% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Chile and Electricity firms.

Colbun stock and market return