Kuwait Finance House Dividend yield




   KWF/share 
 Price  822.00
 Dividend  9.12
 Earnings  17.99
 Cash-flow  21.35
 Book value  228.33
 Equity  239.87

Kuwait Finance House is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Kuwait Finance House is a company from Kuwait, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kuwait Finance House paid a total dividend of 76,398 million KWF last year, for a market value of 6,885,894 millions (Market Cap 3,612 millions). Dividend per share of Kuwait Finance House is 9.12 KWF, and his stock market price 822.00 KWF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kuwait Finance House has a dividend yield of 1.11%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Kuwait. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Kuwait Finance House dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Kuwait.

Dividend yield of Kuwait Finance House

Kuwait Finance House Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kuwait Finance House to maintain his current dividend of KWF 9.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.11%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kuwait Finance House payout on ernings is currently 50.69%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures show that Kuwait Finance House 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 Kuwait Finance House is KWF 21.35 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KWF 9.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kuwait Finance House, compared againt world market average, Kuwait companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Kuwait Finance House payout

Kuwait Finance House Dividend History

Year Yield  KWF  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.11%9.1250.69%8,377
20202.69%18.2154.34%7,604
20192.24%18.1754.45%6,977
20182.30%14.0546.68%6,273

*In millions

Kuwait Finance House Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kuwait Finance House showed a return of -0.50% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 36.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Kuwait and Banks firms.

Kuwait Finance House stock and market return