Suntec REIT Dividend yield

 Price  1.38
 Dividend  0.09
 Earnings  0.16
 Cash-flow  0.08
 Book value  1.97
 Equity  2.05

Suntec REIT is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Suntec REIT is a company from Singapore, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Suntec REIT paid a total dividend of 258 million SGD last year, for a market value of 3,961 millions (Market Cap 2,897 millions). Dividend per share of Suntec REIT is 0.09 SGD, and his stock market price 1.38 SGD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Suntec REIT has a dividend yield of 6.65%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Singapore. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Suntec REIT dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from Singapore.

Dividend yield of Suntec REIT

Suntec REIT Dividend Payout

About the ability of Suntec REIT to maintain his current dividend of SGD 0.09 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.65%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Suntec REIT payout on ernings is currently 56.25%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 41.22% and 45.75% respectively. Both figures show that Suntec REIT 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 Suntec REIT is SGD 0.08 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of SGD 0.09, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Suntec REIT, compared againt world market average, Singapore companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Suntec REIT payout

Suntec REIT Dividend History

Year Yield  SGD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Suntec REIT Stock performance

Finally, last moth Suntec REIT showed a return of -0.70% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.59% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -8.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Singapore and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Suntec REIT stock and market return