AVI Dividend yield

 Price  72.54
 Dividend  4.64
 Earnings  5.26
 Cash-flow  6.66
 Book value  14.22
 Equity  13.66

AVI is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. AVI is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

AVI stock dividend

AVI paid a total dividend of 1,564 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 24,446 millions (Market Cap 23,924 millions). AVI dividend per share is 4.64 ZAR, and his stock market price 72.54 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AVI has a dividend yield of 6.40%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. 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 AVI stocks dividend with other Food Producers companies or other of the high South Africa dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of AVI

AVI Dividend Payout

About the ability of AVI to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 4.64 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.40%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AVI payout on ernings is currently 88.21%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures show that AVI 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 AVI is ZAR 6.66 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 4.64, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of AVI, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

AVI payout

AVI Dividend History

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

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of AVI dividend stock, and compare it with the average of South Africa stocks and that of the Food Producers stocks.

AVI stock dividend history

AVI Stock performance

Finally, last moth AVI showed a return of 2.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Food Producers firms.

AVI stock and market return