AVI Dividend yield

 Price  72.10
 Dividend  4.35
 Earnings  4.94
 Cash-flow  6.80
 Book value  13.11
 Equity  13.99

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 paid a total dividend of 1,466 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 24,298 millions (Market Cap 23,729 millions). Dividend per share of AVI is 4.35 ZAR, and his stock market price 72.10 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AVI has a dividend yield of 6.03%, 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 dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of AVI

AVI Dividend Payout

About the ability of AVI to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 4.35 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.03%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AVI payout on ernings is currently 88.06%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% 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 6.80 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 4.35, 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

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

AVI Stock performance

Finally, last moth AVI showed a return of 0.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Food Producers firms.

AVI stock and market return