Vedanta Dividend yield

 Price  232.30
 Dividend  88.51
 Earnings  29.04
 Cash-flow  77.43
 Book value  105.59
 Equity  140.97

Vedanta is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Vedanta is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Vedanta stock dividend

Vedanta paid a total dividend of 328,638 million INR last year, for a market value of 862,530 millions (Market Cap 322,189 millions). Vedanta dividend per share is 88.51 INR, and his stock market price 232.30 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Vedanta has a dividend yield of 38.10%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials 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 Vedanta stocks dividend with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or other of the high India dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Vedanta

Vedanta Dividend Payout

About the ability of Vedanta to maintain his current dividend of INR 88.51 per share, an amount that accounts for 38.10%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Vedanta payout on ernings is currently 304.79%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures show that Vedanta 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 Vedanta is INR 77.43 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 88.51, 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 Vedanta, compared againt world market average, India companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

Vedanta payout

Vedanta Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Vedanta's dividend stock, both in percentage and in INR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Vedanta dividend stock, and compare it with the average of India stocks and that of the Industrial Metals and Mining stocks.

Vedanta stock dividend history

Vedanta Stock performance

Finally, last moth Vedanta showed a return of -15.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -14.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Vedanta stock and market return