First Financial Hold Dividend yield

 Price  28.45
 Dividend  0.89
 Earnings  1.55
 Cash-flow  1.41
 Book value  17.78
 Equity  17.03

First Financial Hold is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. First Financial Hold is a company from Taiwan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

First Financial Hold paid a total dividend of 11,538 million TWD last year, for a market value of 368,826 millions (Market Cap 290,528 millions). Dividend per share of First Financial Hold is 0.89 TWD, and his stock market price 28.45 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, First Financial Hold has a dividend yield of 3.13%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. However, it is lower than the average of Financials industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare First Financial Hold dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Taiwan.

Dividend yield of First Financial Hold

First Financial Hold Dividend Payout

About the ability of First Financial Hold to maintain his current dividend of TWD 0.89 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.13%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). First Financial Hold payout on ernings is currently 57.42%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that First Financial Hold 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 First Financial Hold is TWD 1.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 0.89, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of First Financial Hold, compared againt world market average, Taiwan companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

First Financial Hold payout

First Financial Hold Dividend History

Year Yield  TWD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

First Financial Hold Stock performance

Finally, last moth First Financial Hold showed a return of 10.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 29.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Banks firms.

First Financial Hold stock and market return