Ping An Insurance (H Dividend yield

 Price  31.40
 Dividend  2.87
 Earnings  6.16
 Cash-flow  14.95
 Book value  52.33
 Equity  48.50

Ping An Insurance (H is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Ping An Insurance (H is a company from China, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ping An Insurance (H paid a total dividend of 21,376 million HKD last year, for a market value of 233,867 millions (Market Cap 187,195 millions). Dividend per share of Ping An Insurance (H is 2.87 HKD, and his stock market price 31.40 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ping An Insurance (H has a dividend yield of 9.13%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from China. 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 Ping An Insurance (H dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from China.

Dividend yield of Ping An Insurance (H

Ping An Insurance (H Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ping An Insurance (H to maintain his current dividend of HKD 2.87 per share, an amount that accounts for 9.13%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ping An Insurance (H payout on ernings is currently 46.59%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 41.59% and 46.58% respectively. Both figures show that Ping An Insurance (H 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 Ping An Insurance (H is HKD 14.95 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 2.87, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ping An Insurance (H, compared againt world market average, China companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Ping An Insurance (H payout

Ping An Insurance (H Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ping An Insurance (H Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ping An Insurance (H showed a return of -19.90% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 3.08% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -43.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for China and Life Insurance firms.

Ping An Insurance (H stock and market return