WH Group Dividend yield




   HKD/share 
 Price  5.55
 Dividend  0.17
 Earnings  0.44
 Cash-flow  1.23
 Book value  5.05
 Equity  4.94

WH Group is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. WH Group is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

WH Group paid a total dividend of 2,507 million HKD last year, for a market value of 81,840 millions (Market Cap 46,701 millions). Dividend per share of WH Group is 0.17 HKD, and his stock market price 5.55 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, WH Group has a dividend yield of 3.15%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 WH Group dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of WH Group

WH Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of WH Group to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.17 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.15%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). WH Group payout on ernings is currently 38.64%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.27% and 46.27% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that WH Groupcan 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 WH Group is HKD 1.23 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.17, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of WH Group, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

WH Group payout

WH Group Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.15%0.1738.64%14,746
20204.85%0.3241.03%14,729
20192.48%0.2039.22%14,709
20184.48%0.2745.00%14,675
20172.95%0.2647.27%14,651
20162.71%0.1740.48%14,648
20150.00%0.000.00%14,648

*In millions

WH Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth WH Group showed a return of -17.80% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.56% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -11.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Food Producers firms.

WH Group stock and market return