Investec Ltd Dividend yield

 Price  65.45
 Dividend  2.62
 Earnings  5.19
 Cash-flow  -8.50
 Book value  93.50
 Equity  87.97

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 836 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 20,879 millions (Market Cap 18,639 millions). Dividend per share of Investec Ltd is 2.62 ZAR, and his stock market price 65.45 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Investec Ltd has a dividend yield of 4.00%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 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 2.62 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Investec Ltd payout on ernings is currently 50.48%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures show that Investec Ltd 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 Investec Ltd is ZAR -8.50 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 2.62, so the company does not generate 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 6.00% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 107.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Financial Services firms.

Investec Ltd stock and market return