Saudi Electricity Co Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   SAR per share 
 Price  17.06
 Dividend  0.70
 Earnings  0.35
 Cash-flow  6.09
 Book value  17.06
 Equity  17.50

Saudi Electricity Co is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Saudi Electricity Co is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Saudi Electricity Co paid a total dividend of 2,917 million SAR last year, for a market value of 71,089 millions (Market Cap 10,973 millions). Dividend per share of Saudi Electricity Co is 0.70 SAR, and his stock market price 17.06 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Saudi Electricity Co has a dividend yield of 4.10%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Saudi Electricity Co dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of Saudi Electricity Co

Saudi Electricity Co Dividend Payout

About the ability of Saudi Electricity Co to maintain his current dividend of SAR 0.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Saudi Electricity Co payout on ernings is currently 200.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 41.09% and 60.83% respectively. Both figures show that Saudi Electricity Co 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 Electricity Co is SAR 6.09 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 0.70, 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 Electricity Co, compared againt world market average, Saudi Arabia companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Saudi Electricity Co payout

Saudi Electricity Co Stock performance

Finally, last moth Saudi Electricity Co showed a return of 7.20% compared to a worldwide 10.27% average, and a 7.37% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -13.38%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Electricity firms.

Saudi Electricity Co stock and market return

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