Arabian Centres Dividend yield

 Price  22.30
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  1.34
 Cash-flow  2.48
 Book value  12.39
 Equity  11.65

Arabian Centres is part of Real Estate Investment and Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Arabian Centres is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Arabian Centres paid a total dividend of 475 million SAR last year, for a market value of 10,593 millions (Market Cap 3,649 millions). Dividend per share of Arabian Centres is 1.00 SAR, and his stock market price 22.30 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Arabian Centres has a dividend yield of 4.48%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. 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 Arabian Centres dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment and Services companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of Arabian Centres

Arabian Centres Dividend Payout

About the ability of Arabian Centres to maintain his current dividend of SAR 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.48%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Arabian Centres payout on ernings is currently 74.63%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that Arabian Centres 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 Arabian Centres is SAR 2.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 1.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Arabian Centres, compared againt world market average, Saudi Arabia companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment and Services sector companies.

Arabian Centres payout

Arabian Centres Dividend History

Year Yield  SAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Arabian Centres Stock performance

Finally, last moth Arabian Centres showed a return of 2.70% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Real Estate Investment and Services firms.

Arabian Centres stock and market return