The Star Entertainme Dividend yield




   AUD/share 
 Price  3.68
 Dividend  0.20
 Earnings  -0.06
 Cash-flow  0.08
 Book value  3.68
 Equity  3.53

The Star Entertainme is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. The Star Entertainme is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

The Star Entertainme paid a total dividend of 190 million AUD last year, for a market value of 3,489 millions (Market Cap 3,140 millions). Dividend per share of The Star Entertainme is 0.20 AUD, and his stock market price 3.68 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, The Star Entertainme has a dividend yield of 5.57%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 The Star Entertainme dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of The Star Entertainme

The Star Entertainme Dividend Payout

About the ability of The Star Entertainme to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.20 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.57%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). The Star Entertainme payout on ernings is currently -333.33%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.57% and 29.05% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that The Star Entertainmecan 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 The Star Entertainme is AUD 0.08 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.20, 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 The Star Entertainme, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

The Star Entertainme payout

The Star Entertainme Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present5.57%0.20-333.33%948
20194.46%0.2184.00%917
20184.50%0.21105.00%917
20172.63%0.1645.71%826
20162.46%0.1348.15%822
20152.28%0.1147.83%822

*In millions

The Star Entertainme Stock performance

Finally, last moth The Star Entertainme showed a return of -2.60% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 2.70% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -20.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Travel and Leisure firms.

The Star Entertainme stock and market return