Ahli United Bank BS Dividend yield

 Price  213.00
 Dividend  13.74
 Earnings  13.15
 Cash-flow  15.55
 Book value  125.29
 Equity  130.20

Ahli United Bank BS is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Ahli United Bank BS is a company from Kuwait, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ahli United Bank BS paid a total dividend of 132,618 million KWF last year, for a market value of 2,055,876 millions (Market Cap 1,180 millions). Dividend per share of Ahli United Bank BS is 13.74 KWF, and his stock market price 213.00 KWF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ahli United Bank BS has a dividend yield of 6.45%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Kuwait. 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 Ahli United Bank BS dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Kuwait.

Dividend yield of Ahli United Bank BS

Ahli United Bank BS Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ahli United Bank BS to maintain his current dividend of KWF 13.74 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.45%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ahli United Bank BS payout on ernings is currently 104.49%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Ahli United Bank BS 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 Ahli United Bank BS is KWF 15.55 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KWF 13.74, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Ahli United Bank BS payout

Ahli United Bank BS Dividend History

Year Yield  KWF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ahli United Bank BS Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ahli United Bank BS showed a return of -5.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Kuwait and Banks firms.

Ahli United Bank BS stock and market return