Metro Pacific Investments Dividend yield

 Price  3.42
 Dividend  0.10
 Earnings  0.40
 Cash-flow  0.61
 Book value  6.84
 Equity  6.56

Metro Pacific Investments is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Metro Pacific Investments is a company from Philippines, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Metro Pacific Investments paid a total dividend of 2,904 million PHP last year, for a market value of 99,320 millions (Market Cap 38,090 millions). Dividend per share of Metro Pacific Investments is 0.10 PHP, and his stock market price 3.42 PHP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Metro Pacific Investments has a dividend yield of 2.99%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Philippines. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Metro Pacific Investments dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from Philippines.

Dividend yield of Metro Pacific Investments

Metro Pacific Investments Dividend Payout

About the ability of Metro Pacific Investments to maintain his current dividend of PHP 0.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.99%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Metro Pacific Investments payout on ernings is currently 25.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 41.22% and 52.83% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Metro Pacific Investmentscan 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 Metro Pacific Investments is PHP 0.61 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of PHP 0.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Metro Pacific Investments, compared againt world market average, Philippines companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Metro Pacific Investments payout

Metro Pacific Investments Dividend History

Year Yield  PHP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Metro Pacific Investments Stock performance

Finally, last moth Metro Pacific Investments showed a return of -1.20% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -0.70% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Philippines and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Metro Pacific Investments stock and market return