Pick N Pay Stores Dividend yield

 Price  56.79
 Dividend  2.30
 Earnings  2.72
 Cash-flow  8.35
 Book value  7.57
 Equity  7.21

Pick N Pay Stores is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Pick N Pay Stores is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Pick N Pay Stores paid a total dividend of 1,136 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 28,054 millions (Market Cap 19,658 millions). Dividend per share of Pick N Pay Stores is 2.30 ZAR, and his stock market price 56.79 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Pick N Pay Stores has a dividend yield of 4.05%, 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 Pick N Pay Stores dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Pick N Pay Stores

Pick N Pay Stores Dividend Payout

About the ability of Pick N Pay Stores to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 2.30 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.05%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Pick N Pay Stores payout on ernings is currently 84.56%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 41.22% and 30.83% respectively. Both figures show that Pick N Pay Stores 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 Pick N Pay Stores is ZAR 8.35 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 2.30, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Pick N Pay Stores, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Pick N Pay Stores payout

Pick N Pay Stores Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Pick N Pay Stores Stock performance

Finally, last moth Pick N Pay Stores showed a return of -8.70% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.31% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 8.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Pick N Pay Stores stock and market return