Hutchison Telecommun Dividend yield

 Price  1.21
 Dividend  0.07
 Earnings  0.13
 Cash-flow  0.29
 Book value  2.42
 Equity  2.50

Hutchison Telecommun is part of Mobile Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Hutchison Telecommun is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hutchison Telecommun paid a total dividend of 337 million HKD last year, for a market value of 5,831 millions (Market Cap 1,473 millions). Dividend per share of Hutchison Telecommun is 0.07 HKD, and his stock market price 1.21 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hutchison Telecommun has a dividend yield of 6.19%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Hutchison Telecommun dividend yield with other Mobile Telecommunications companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of Hutchison Telecommun

Hutchison Telecommun Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hutchison Telecommun to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.07 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.19%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hutchison Telecommun payout on ernings is currently 53.85%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.27% and 53.55% respectively. Both figures show that Hutchison Telecommun 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 Hutchison Telecommun is HKD 0.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.07, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hutchison Telecommun, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Telecommunications industry and Mobile Telecommunications sector companies.

Hutchison Telecommun payout

Hutchison Telecommun Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hutchison Telecommun Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hutchison Telecommun showed a return of -1.60% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a 1.22% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Mobile Telecommunications firms.

Hutchison Telecommun stock and market return