Ambuja Cements Dividend yield




   INR/share 
 Price  308.85
 Dividend  18.01
 Earnings  11.97
 Cash-flow  25.74
 Book value  114.39
 Equity  118.51

Ambuja Cements is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Ambuja Cements is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ambuja Cements paid a total dividend of 35,768 million INR last year, for a market value of 613,376 millions (Market Cap 211,870 millions). Dividend per share of Ambuja Cements is 18.01 INR, and his stock market price 308.85 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ambuja Cements has a dividend yield of 5.83%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Ambuja Cements dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Ambuja Cements

Ambuja Cements Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ambuja Cements to maintain his current dividend of INR 18.01 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.83%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ambuja Cements payout on ernings is currently 150.46%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.17% and 33.06% respectively. Both figures show that Ambuja Cements 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 Ambuja Cements is INR 25.74 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 18.01, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ambuja Cements, compared againt world market average, India companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

Ambuja Cements payout

Ambuja Cements Dividend History

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present5.83%18.01150.46%1,986
20207.43%18.49183.61%1,986
20190.76%1.4913.51%1,986
20181.60%3.6047.00%1,986
20171.03%2.8014.10%1,986
20161.33%2.8068.80%1,986
20152.41%4.7950.10%1,552

*In millions

Ambuja Cements Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ambuja Cements showed a return of 12.90% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 5.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 98.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Construction and Materials firms.

Ambuja Cements stock and market return