Sime Darby Plantation Dividend yield

 Price  4.65
 Dividend  0.22
 Earnings  0.33
 Cash-flow  0.48
 Book value  2.21
 Equity  2.08

Sime Darby Plantation is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Sime Darby Plantation is a company from Malaysia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sime Darby Plantation paid a total dividend of 1,522 million MYR last year, for a market value of 32,159 millions (Market Cap 16,648 millions). Dividend per share of Sime Darby Plantation is 0.22 MYR, and his stock market price 4.65 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sime Darby Plantation has a dividend yield of 4.81%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Sime Darby Plantation dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Sime Darby Plantation

Sime Darby Plantation Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sime Darby Plantation to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.22 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.81%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sime Darby Plantation payout on ernings is currently 66.67%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 41.22% and 43.77% respectively. Both figures show that Sime Darby Plantation 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 Sime Darby Plantation is MYR 0.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.22, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sime Darby Plantation, compared againt world market average, Malaysia companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Sime Darby Plantation payout

Sime Darby Plantation Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sime Darby Plantation Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sime Darby Plantation showed a return of 9.20% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.61% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 23.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Food Producers firms.

Sime Darby Plantation stock and market return