Investec Ltd Dividend yield

 Price  36.64
 Dividend  1.12
 Earnings  20.36
 Cash-flow  52.34
 Book value  91.60
 Equity  83.44

Investec Ltd is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Investec Ltd is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Investec Ltd paid a total dividend of 357 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 11,688 millions (Market Cap 10,434 millions). Dividend per share of Investec Ltd is 1.12 ZAR, and his stock market price 36.64 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Investec Ltd has a dividend yield of 3.06%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. However, it is lower than the average of Financials 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 Investec Ltd dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Investec Ltd

Investec Ltd Dividend Payout

About the ability of Investec Ltd to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 1.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Investec Ltd payout on ernings is currently 5.50%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.57% and 41.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Investec Ltdcan maintain his current dividend.

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 Investec Ltd is ZAR 52.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 1.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Investec Ltd, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Investec Ltd payout

Investec Ltd Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Investec Ltd Stock performance

Finally, last moth Investec Ltd showed a return of -2.70% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 3.02% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -33.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Financial Services firms.

Investec Ltd stock and market return