Dah Sing Dividend yield

 Price  23.25
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  3.63
 Cash-flow  -15.50
 Book value  77.50
 Equity  86.43

Dah Sing is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Dah Sing is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Dah Sing paid a total dividend of 320 million HKD last year, for a market value of 7,440 millions (Market Cap 3,275 millions). Dividend per share of Dah Sing is 1.00 HKD, and his stock market price 23.25 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Dah Sing has a dividend yield of 4.30%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. 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 Dah Sing dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of Dah Sing

Dah Sing Dividend Payout

About the ability of Dah Sing to maintain his current dividend of HKD 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.30%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Dah Sing payout on ernings is currently 27.55%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Dah Singcan 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 Dah Sing is HKD -15.50 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 1.00, 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 Dah Sing, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Dah Sing payout

Dah Sing Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Dah Sing Stock performance

Finally, last moth Dah Sing showed a return of -3.90% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Banks firms.

Dah Sing stock and market return