Telkom SA SOC Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   ZAR per share 
 Price  22.70
 Dividend  1.22
 Earnings  2.49
 Cash-flow  20.64
 Book value  56.75
 Equity  57.91

Telkom SA SOC is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Telkom SA SOC is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Telkom SA SOC paid a total dividend of 623 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 11,600 millions (Market Cap 6,572 millions). Dividend per share of Telkom SA SOC is 1.22 ZAR, and his stock market price 22.70 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Telkom SA SOC has a dividend yield of 5.36%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Telkom SA SOC dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Telkom SA SOC

Telkom SA SOC Dividend Payout

About the ability of Telkom SA SOC to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 1.22 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.36%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Telkom SA SOC payout on ernings is currently 49.00%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 37.71% and 45.88% respectively. Both figures show that Telkom SA SOC 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 Telkom SA SOC is ZAR 20.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 1.22, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Telkom SA SOC, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Telkom SA SOC payout

Telkom SA SOC Stock performance

Finally, last moth Telkom SA SOC showed a return of -21.60% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a 0.74% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -71.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Telkom SA SOC stock and market return

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