First Pacific Dividend yield

 Price  2.80
 Dividend  0.16
 Earnings  0.58
 Cash-flow  2.33
 Book value  5.60
 Equity  5.37

First Pacific is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. First Pacific is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

First Pacific paid a total dividend of 695 million HKD last year, for a market value of 12,158 millions (Market Cap 6,556 millions). Dividend per share of First Pacific is 0.16 HKD, and his stock market price 2.80 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, First Pacific has a dividend yield of 5.89%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. 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 First Pacific dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of First Pacific

First Pacific Dividend Payout

About the ability of First Pacific to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). First Pacific payout on ernings is currently 27.59%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.27% and 46.27% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that First Pacificcan 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 First Pacific is HKD 2.33 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.16, 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 Pacific, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

First Pacific payout

First Pacific Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

First Pacific Stock performance

Finally, last moth First Pacific showed a return of -3.40% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.56% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Food Producers firms.

First Pacific stock and market return