Swire Pacific A Dividend yield

 Price  46.30
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  -7.12
 Cash-flow  7.59
 Book value  154.33
 Equity  178.00

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 41,902 millions (Market Cap 23,462 millions). Dividend per share of Swire Pacific A is 2.00 HKD, and his stock market price 46.30 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swire Pacific A has a dividend yield of 4.32%, 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 4.32%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swire Pacific A payout on ernings is currently -28.09%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.27% and 37.39% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Swire Pacific Acan maintain his current dividend.

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 7.59 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* 

*In millions

Swire Pacific A Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swire Pacific A showed a return of -12.10% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.02% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and General Industrials firms.

Swire Pacific A stock and market return