NWS Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  7.21
 Dividend  0.58
 Earnings  0.31
 Cash-flow  0.33
 Book value  12.02
 Equity  12.40

NWS Holdings is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. NWS Holdings is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

NWS Holdings paid a total dividend of 2,268 million HKD last year, for a market value of 28,198 millions (Market Cap 10,186 millions). Dividend per share of NWS Holdings is 0.58 HKD, and his stock market price 7.21 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, NWS Holdings has a dividend yield of 8.04%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 NWS Holdings dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of NWS Holdings

NWS Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of NWS Holdings to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.58 per share, an amount that accounts for 8.04%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). NWS Holdings payout on ernings is currently 187.10%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures show that NWS Holdings 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 NWS Holdings is HKD 0.33 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.58, 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 NWS Holdings, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

NWS Holdings payout

NWS Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

NWS Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth NWS Holdings showed a return of -4.50% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 22.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Construction and Materials firms.

NWS Holdings stock and market return