Hellenic Telecom Dividend yield

 Price  13.18
 Dividend  0.55
 Earnings  1.06
 Cash-flow  2.49
 Book value  4.39
 Equity  4.71

Hellenic Telecom is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Hellenic Telecom is a company from Greece, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hellenic Telecom paid a total dividend of 256 million EUR last year, for a market value of 6,142 millions (Market Cap 3,070 millions). Dividend per share of Hellenic Telecom is 0.55 EUR, and his stock market price 13.18 EUR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hellenic Telecom has a dividend yield of 4.21%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Greece. However, it is lower than the average of Telecommunications 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 Hellenic Telecom dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Greece.

Dividend yield of Hellenic Telecom

Hellenic Telecom Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hellenic Telecom to maintain his current dividend of EUR 0.55 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hellenic Telecom payout on ernings is currently 51.89%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 38.57% and 48.83% respectively. Both figures show that Hellenic Telecom 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 Hellenic Telecom is EUR 2.49 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EUR 0.55, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hellenic Telecom, compared againt world market average, Greece companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Hellenic Telecom payout

Hellenic Telecom Dividend History

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hellenic Telecom Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hellenic Telecom showed a return of -5.70% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a -0.24% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -7.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Greece and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Hellenic Telecom stock and market return