Eastern Tobacco Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   EGP per share 
 Price  180.52
 Dividend  10.00
 Earnings  5.98
 Cash-flow  23.14
 Book value  25.79
 Equity  23.45

Eastern Tobacco is part of Tobacco business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Eastern Tobacco is a company from Egypt, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Eastern Tobacco paid a total dividend of 3,000 million EGP last year, for a market value of 54,156 millions (Market Cap 21,662 millions). Dividend per share of Eastern Tobacco is 10.00 EGP, and his stock market price 180.52 EGP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Eastern Tobacco has a dividend yield of 5.54%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Egypt. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Eastern Tobacco dividend yield with other Tobacco companies or firms from Egypt.

Dividend yield of Eastern Tobacco

Eastern Tobacco Dividend Payout

About the ability of Eastern Tobacco to maintain his current dividend of EGP 10.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.54%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Eastern Tobacco payout on ernings is currently 167.22%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.56% and 37.86% respectively. Both figures show that Eastern Tobacco 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 Eastern Tobacco is EGP 23.14 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EGP 10.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Eastern Tobacco, compared againt world market average, Egypt companies, Consumer Goods industry and Tobacco sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Eastern Tobacco.

Eastern Tobacco payout

Eastern Tobacco Stock performance

Finally, last moth Eastern Tobacco showed a return of 2.20% compared to a worldwide -1.61% average, and a -1.12% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 91.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 7.26%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Egypt and Tobacco firms.

Eastern Tobacco stock and market return

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