Oversea-Chinese Bank Dividend yield

 Price  12.55
 Dividend  0.80
 Earnings  1.29
 Cash-flow  2.92
 Book value  11.41
 Equity  11.42

Oversea-Chinese Bank is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Oversea-Chinese Bank is a company from Singapore, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Oversea-Chinese Bank stock dividend

Oversea-Chinese Bank paid a total dividend of 3,595 million SGD last year, for a market value of 56,400 millions (Market Cap 44,045 millions). Oversea-Chinese Bank dividend per share is 0.80 SGD, and his stock market price 12.55 SGD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Oversea-Chinese Bank has a dividend yield of 6.37%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Singapore. 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 Oversea-Chinese Bank stocks dividend with other Banks companies or other of the best Singapore dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Oversea-Chinese Bank

Oversea-Chinese Bank Dividend Payout

About the ability of Oversea-Chinese Bank to maintain his current dividend of SGD 0.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.37%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Oversea-Chinese Bank payout on ernings is currently 62.02%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that Oversea-Chinese Bank 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 Oversea-Chinese Bank is SGD 2.92 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SGD 0.80, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Oversea-Chinese Bank, compared againt world market average, Singapore companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Oversea-Chinese Bank payout

Oversea-Chinese Bank Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Oversea-Chinese Bank's dividend stock, both in percentage and in SGD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  SGD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Oversea-Chinese Bank dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Singapore stocks and that of the Banks stocks.

Oversea-Chinese Bank stock dividend history

Oversea-Chinese Bank Stock performance

Finally, last moth Oversea-Chinese Bank showed a return of -5.60% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 3.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Singapore and Banks firms.

Oversea-Chinese Bank stock and market return