Airtel Africa Dividend yield




   GBP/share 
 Price  1.13
 Dividend  0.04
 Earnings  0.14
 Cash-flow  0.32
 Book value  0.71
 Equity  0.66

Airtel Africa is part of Mobile Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Airtel Africa is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Airtel Africa paid a total dividend of 150 million GBP last year, for a market value of 4,247 millions (Market Cap 1,227 millions). Dividend per share of Airtel Africa is 0.04 GBP, and his stock market price 1.13 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Airtel Africa has a dividend yield of 3.48%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Telecommunications industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Airtel Africa dividend yield with other Mobile Telecommunications companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa Dividend Payout

About the ability of Airtel Africa to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.48%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Airtel Africa payout on ernings is currently 28.57%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 41.59% and 48.57% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Airtel Africacan 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 Airtel Africa is GBP 0.32 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Airtel Africa, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Telecommunications industry and Mobile Telecommunications sector companies.

Airtel Africa payout

Airtel Africa Dividend History

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Airtel Africa Stock performance

Finally, last moth Airtel Africa showed a return of -12.50% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 3.52% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 3.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Mobile Telecommunications firms.

Airtel Africa stock and market return