Saudi Aramco Dividend yield

 Price  35.00
 Dividend  1.13
 Earnings  1.66
 Cash-flow  2.08
 Book value  5.15
 Equity  5.12

Saudi Aramco is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Saudi Aramco is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Saudi Aramco paid a total dividend of 226,000 million SAR last year, for a market value of 7,000,000 millions (Market Cap 89,108 millions). Dividend per share of Saudi Aramco is 1.13 SAR, and his stock market price 35.00 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Saudi Aramco has a dividend yield of 3.23%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. However, it is lower than the average of Oil and Gas industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Saudi Aramco dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco Dividend Payout

About the ability of Saudi Aramco to maintain his current dividend of SAR 1.13 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.23%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Saudi Aramco payout on ernings is currently 68.07%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.57% and 45.97% respectively. Both figures show that Saudi Aramco 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 Saudi Aramco is SAR 2.08 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 1.13, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Saudi Aramco, compared againt world market average, Saudi Arabia companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Saudi Aramco payout

Saudi Aramco Dividend History

Year Yield  SAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Saudi Aramco Stock performance

Finally, last moth Saudi Aramco showed a return of -2.80% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 5.49% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Saudi Aramco stock and market return