Elms Dividend yield

 Price  850.00
 Dividend  6.04
 Earnings  12.69
 Cash-flow  21.96
 Book value  39.35
 Equity  37.77

Elms is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. Elms is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Elms stock dividend

Elms paid a total dividend of 471 million SAR last year, for a market value of 66,300 millions (Market Cap 21,767 millions). Elms dividend per share is 6.04 SAR, and his stock market price 850.00 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Elms has a dividend yield of 0.71%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. It is also lower than average of Technology industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Elms stocks dividend with other Software and Computer Services companies or other of the highest Saudi Arabia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Elms

Elms Dividend Payout

About the ability of Elms to maintain his current dividend of SAR 6.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.71%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Elms payout on ernings is currently 47.60%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Technology industry, which are 39.34% and 35.32% respectively. Both figures show that Elms 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 Elms is SAR 21.96 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 6.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Elms, compared againt world market average, Saudi Arabia companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

Elms payout

Elms Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Elms's dividend stock, both in percentage and in SAR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  SAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Elms Stock performance

Finally, last moth Elms showed a return of 25.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.32% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 147.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Software and Computer Services firms.

Elms stock and market return