Swire Properties Dividend yield

 Price  19.46
 Dividend  0.95
 Earnings  1.22
 Cash-flow  0.86
 Book value  48.65
 Equity  48.80

Swire Properties is part of Real Estate Investment and Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Swire Properties is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Swire Properties paid a total dividend of 5,558 million HKD last year, for a market value of 113,841 millions (Market Cap 20,491 millions). Dividend per share of Swire Properties is 0.95 HKD, and his stock market price 19.46 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Swire Properties has a dividend yield of 4.88%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. 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 Swire Properties dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment and Services companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of Swire Properties

Swire Properties Dividend Payout

About the ability of Swire Properties to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.88%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Swire Properties payout on ernings is currently 77.87%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that Swire Properties 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 Properties is HKD 0.86 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.95, 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 Swire Properties, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment and Services sector companies.

Swire Properties payout

Swire Properties Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Swire Properties Stock performance

Finally, last moth Swire Properties showed a return of -4.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -19.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Real Estate Investment and Services firms.

Swire Properties stock and market return