Vedanta 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
   INR per share 
 Price  128.65
 Dividend  5.75
 Earnings  -26.80
 Cash-flow  40.20
 Book value  142.94
 Equity  158.58

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 paid a total dividend of 21,373 million INR last year, for a market value of 478,192 millions (Market Cap 206,162 millions). Dividend per share of Vedanta is 5.75 INR, and his stock market price 128.65 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Vedanta has a dividend yield of 4.47%, 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 dividend yield with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Vedanta

Vedanta Dividend Payout

About the ability of Vedanta to maintain his current dividend of INR 5.75 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Vedanta payout on ernings is currently -21.46%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 37.68% and 45.45% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Vedantacan 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 Vedanta is INR 40.20 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 5.75, so the company generates 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 Stock performance

Finally, last moth Vedanta showed a return of 13.00% compared to a worldwide 4.38% average, and a 6.04% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -7.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.09%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Vedanta stock and market return

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