Agricultural Bank of Dividend yield

 Price  2.68
 Dividend  0.22
 Earnings  0.72
 Cash-flow  1.41
 Book value  6.70
 Equity  6.26

Agricultural Bank of is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Agricultural Bank of is a company from China, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Agricultural Bank of paid a total dividend of 6,763 million HKD last year, for a market value of 82,381 millions (Market Cap 82,380 millions). Dividend per share of Agricultural Bank of is 0.22 HKD, and his stock market price 2.68 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Agricultural Bank of has a dividend yield of 8.37%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from China. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Agricultural Bank of dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from China.

Dividend yield of Agricultural Bank of

Agricultural Bank of Dividend Payout

About the ability of Agricultural Bank of to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.22 per share, an amount that accounts for 8.37%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Agricultural Bank of payout on ernings is currently 30.56%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.27% and 39.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Agricultural Bank ofcan 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 Agricultural Bank of is HKD 1.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.22, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Agricultural Bank of, compared againt world market average, China companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Agricultural Bank of payout

Agricultural Bank of Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Agricultural Bank of Stock performance

Finally, last moth Agricultural Bank of showed a return of 2.70% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.33% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for China and Banks firms.

Agricultural Bank of stock and market return