Antofagasta Dividend yield

 Price  16.90
 Dividend  0.10
 Earnings  0.40
 Cash-flow  1.63
 Book value  5.83
 Equity  5.71

Antofagasta is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Antofagasta is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Antofagasta paid a total dividend of 99 million GBP last year, for a market value of 16,663 millions (Market Cap 5,844 millions). Dividend per share of Antofagasta is 0.10 GBP, and his stock market price 16.90 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Antofagasta has a dividend yield of 0.62%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Antofagasta dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Antofagasta

Antofagasta Dividend Payout

About the ability of Antofagasta to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.62%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Antofagasta payout on ernings is currently 25.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.17% and 48.78% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Antofagastacan 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 Antofagasta is GBP 1.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Antofagasta, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

Antofagasta payout

Antofagasta Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Antofagasta Stock performance

Finally, last moth Antofagasta showed a return of -5.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 118.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Mining firms.

Antofagasta stock and market return