Mr Price Group Dividend yield

 Price  201.22
 Dividend  6.72
 Earnings  10.06
 Cash-flow  15.72
 Book value  39.45
 Equity  37.26

Mr Price Group is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Mr Price Group is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Mr Price Group paid a total dividend of 1,720 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 51,512 millions (Market Cap 51,455 millions). Dividend per share of Mr Price Group is 6.72 ZAR, and his stock market price 201.22 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Mr Price Group has a dividend yield of 3.34%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Mr Price Group dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Mr Price Group

Mr Price Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Mr Price Group to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 6.72 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.34%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Mr Price Group payout on ernings is currently 66.80%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.27% and 23.71% respectively. Both figures show that Mr Price Group 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 Mr Price Group is ZAR 15.72 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 6.72, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Mr Price Group, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Mr Price Group payout

Mr Price Group Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Mr Price Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Mr Price Group showed a return of -7.70% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.21% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 52.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and General Retailers firms.

Mr Price Group stock and market return