SAFCO Dividend yield

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   SAR per share 
 Price  82.90
 Dividend  2.50
 Earnings  3.56
 Cash-flow  4.51
 Book value  19.28
 Equity  19.14

SAFCO is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. SAFCO is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SAFCO paid a total dividend of 1,043 million SAR last year, for a market value of 34,569 millions (Market Cap 16,635 millions). Dividend per share of SAFCO is 2.50 SAR, and his stock market price 82.90 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SAFCO has a dividend yield of 3.02%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SAFCO dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of SAFCO

SAFCO Dividend Payout

About the ability of SAFCO to maintain his current dividend of SAR 2.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SAFCO payout on ernings is currently 70.22%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 37.71% and 45.45% respectively. Both figures show that SAFCO 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 SAFCO is SAR 4.51 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 2.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SAFCO, compared againt world market average, Saudi Arabia companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

SAFCO payout

SAFCO Stock performance

Finally, last moth SAFCO showed a return of 6.30% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a 6.04% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Chemicals firms.

SAFCO stock and market return

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