GS Retail Dividend yield

 Price  28,350.00
 Dividend  1,199.21
 Earnings  8,338.24
 Cash-flow  7,269.23
 Book value  40,500.00
 Equity  30,997.17

GS Retail is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. GS Retail is a company from Korea, and his stocks are publicly traded.

GS Retail paid a total dividend of 122,319 million KRW last year, for a market value of 2,891,700 millions (Market Cap 1,097,473 millions). Dividend per share of GS Retail is 1,199.21 KRW, and his stock market price 28,350.00 KRW.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, GS Retail has a dividend yield of 4.23%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Korea. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 GS Retail dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from Korea.

Dividend yield of GS Retail

GS Retail Dividend Payout

About the ability of GS Retail to maintain his current dividend of KRW 1199.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). GS Retail payout on ernings is currently 14.38%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that GS Retailcan 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 GS Retail is KRW 7,269.23 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KRW 1,199.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of GS Retail, compared againt world market average, Korea companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

GS Retail payout

GS Retail Dividend History

Year Yield  KRW  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

GS Retail Stock performance

Finally, last moth GS Retail showed a return of 6.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -25.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Korea and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

GS Retail stock and market return