Swire Pacific A Dividend yield




   HKD/share 
 Price  47.90
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  2.41
 Cash-flow  7.73
 Book value  159.67
 Equity  172.14

Swire Pacific A is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Swire Pacific A is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Swire Pacific A paid a total dividend of 1,810 million HKD last year, for a market value of 43,350 millions (Market Cap 24,273 millions). Dividend per share of Swire Pacific A is 2.00 HKD, and his stock market price 47.90 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swire Pacific A has a dividend yield of 4.18%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Swire Pacific A dividend yield with other General Industrials companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of Swire Pacific A

Swire Pacific A Dividend Payout

About the ability of Swire Pacific A to maintain his current dividend of HKD 2.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.18%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swire Pacific A payout on ernings is currently 82.99%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Swire Pacific A 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 Swire Pacific A is HKD 7.73 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 2.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Swire Pacific A, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

Swire Pacific A payout

Swire Pacific A Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.18%2.0082.99%905
20214.51%2.00-27.97%905
20205.47%2.3538.27%905
20194.35%3.1520.01%905
20182.78%2.3013.35%905
20172.90%2.1032.21%905
20164.89%3.7840.60%906
20154.63%3.9250.98%906

*In millions

Swire Pacific A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swire Pacific A showed a return of 10.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -17.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and General Industrials firms.

Swire Pacific A stock and market return