Singapore Exchange Dividend yield

 Price  9.98
 Dividend  0.32
 Earnings  0.47
 Cash-flow  0.53
 Book value  1.30
 Equity  1.22

Singapore Exchange is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Singapore Exchange is a company from Singapore, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Singapore Exchange paid a total dividend of 342 million SGD last year, for a market value of 10,679 millions (Market Cap 8,186 millions). Dividend per share of Singapore Exchange is 0.32 SGD, and his stock market price 9.98 SGD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Singapore Exchange has a dividend yield of 3.21%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Singapore. However, it is lower than the average of Financials 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 Singapore Exchange dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from Singapore.

Dividend yield of Singapore Exchange

Singapore Exchange Dividend Payout

About the ability of Singapore Exchange to maintain his current dividend of SGD 0.32 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Singapore Exchange payout on ernings is currently 68.09%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures show that Singapore Exchange 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 Singapore Exchange is SGD 0.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SGD 0.32, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Singapore Exchange, compared againt world market average, Singapore companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Singapore Exchange payout

Singapore Exchange Dividend History

Year Yield  SGD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Singapore Exchange Stock performance

Finally, last moth Singapore Exchange showed a return of 0.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 9.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Singapore and Financial Services firms.

Singapore Exchange stock and market return