Arab National Bank Dividend yield

 Price  20.88
 Dividend  0.40
 Earnings  1.38
 Cash-flow  2.32
 Book value  18.98
 Equity  19.44

Arab National Bank is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Arab National Bank is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Arab National Bank paid a total dividend of 600 million SAR last year, for a market value of 31,320 millions (Market Cap 13,414 millions). Dividend per share of Arab National Bank is 0.40 SAR, and his stock market price 20.88 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Arab National Bank has a dividend yield of 1.92%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Arab National Bank dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of Arab National Bank

Arab National Bank Dividend Payout

About the ability of Arab National Bank to maintain his current dividend of SAR 0.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.92%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Arab National Bank payout on ernings is currently 28.99%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Arab National Bankcan 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 Arab National Bank is SAR 2.32 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 0.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Arab National Bank payout

Arab National Bank Dividend History

Year Yield  SAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Arab National Bank Stock performance

Finally, last moth Arab National Bank showed a return of 7.90% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 14.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Banks firms.

Arab National Bank stock and market return