Gold Fields Dividend yield report

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
   ZAR per share 
 Price  46.40
 Dividend  1.10
 Earnings  2.88
 Cash-flow  17.19
 Book value  51.56
 Equity  50.53

Gold Fields is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Gold Fields is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Gold Fields paid a total dividend of 904 million ZAR last year, for a market capitalization of 38,141 millions. Dividend per share of Gold Fields is 1.10 ZAR, and his stock market price 46.40 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Gold Fields has a dividend yield of 2.37%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

Dividend yield of Gold Fields

About the ability of Gold Fields to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 1.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.37%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Gold Fields payout on ernings is currently 38.19%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.83% and 28.39% respectively. Both figures show that Gold Fields is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this latter amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Gold Fields is ZAR 17.19 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 1.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Gold Fields, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Gold Fields.

Finally, you could compare Gold Fields dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from South Africa.

Gold Fields payout

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