Gulf Bank Dividend yield

 Price  238.00
 Dividend  5.00
 Earnings  9.56
 Cash-flow  29.75
 Book value  216.36
 Equity  217.27

Gulf Bank is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Gulf Bank is a company from Kuwait, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Gulf Bank paid a total dividend of 15,055 million KWF last year, for a market value of 716,618 millions (Market Cap 403 millions). Dividend per share of Gulf Bank is 5.00 KWF, and his stock market price 238.00 KWF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Gulf Bank has a dividend yield of 2.10%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Kuwait. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Gulf Bank dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Kuwait.

Dividend yield of Gulf Bank

Gulf Bank Dividend Payout

About the ability of Gulf Bank to maintain his current dividend of KWF 5.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Gulf Bank payout on ernings is currently 52.30%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures show that Gulf Bank 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 Gulf Bank is KWF 29.75 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KWF 5.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Gulf Bank, compared againt world market average, Kuwait companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Gulf Bank payout

Gulf Bank Dividend History

Year Yield  KWF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Gulf Bank Stock performance

Finally, last moth Gulf Bank showed a return of -0.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 8.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Kuwait and Banks firms.

Gulf Bank stock and market return