Hindustan Petroleum Dividend yield

 Price  217.90
 Dividend  9.74
 Earnings  17.57
 Cash-flow  31.13
 Book value  198.09
 Equity  201.95

Hindustan Petroleum is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Hindustan Petroleum is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hindustan Petroleum paid a total dividend of 14,844 million INR last year, for a market value of 332,080 millions (Market Cap 147,506 millions). Dividend per share of Hindustan Petroleum is 9.74 INR, and his stock market price 217.90 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hindustan Petroleum has a dividend yield of 4.47%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas 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 Hindustan Petroleum dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Hindustan Petroleum

Hindustan Petroleum Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hindustan Petroleum to maintain his current dividend of INR 9.74 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hindustan Petroleum payout on ernings is currently 55.44%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.57% and 45.97% respectively. Both figures show that Hindustan Petroleum 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 Hindustan Petroleum is INR 31.13 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 9.74, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hindustan Petroleum, compared againt world market average, India companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Hindustan Petroleum payout

Hindustan Petroleum Dividend History

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hindustan Petroleum Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hindustan Petroleum showed a return of 4.10% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 5.49% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -17.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Hindustan Petroleum stock and market return