Aspen Pharmacare Hol Dividend yield

 Price  270.93
 Dividend  2.63
 Earnings  11.83
 Cash-flow  14.97
 Book value  142.59
 Equity  147.88

Aspen Pharmacare Hol is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Aspen Pharmacare Hol is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Aspen Pharmacare Hol paid a total dividend of 1,202 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 123,815 millions (Market Cap 103,138 millions). Dividend per share of Aspen Pharmacare Hol is 2.63 ZAR, and his stock market price 270.93 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Aspen Pharmacare Hol has a dividend yield of 0.97%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Aspen Pharmacare Hol dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Aspen Pharmacare Hol

Aspen Pharmacare Hol Dividend Payout

About the ability of Aspen Pharmacare Hol to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 2.63 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.97%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Aspen Pharmacare Hol payout on ernings is currently 22.23%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.27% and 31.41% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Aspen Pharmacare Holcan 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 Aspen Pharmacare Hol is ZAR 14.97 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 2.63, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Aspen Pharmacare Hol, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Aspen Pharmacare Hol payout

Aspen Pharmacare Hol Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Aspen Pharmacare Hol Stock performance

Finally, last moth Aspen Pharmacare Hol showed a return of 38.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -3.33% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 127.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Aspen Pharmacare Hol stock and market return