Astro Malaysia Holdi Dividend yield

 Price  1.03
 Dividend  0.08
 Earnings  0.19
 Cash-flow  0.29
 Book value  0.21
 Equity  0.00

Astro Malaysia Holdi is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Astro Malaysia Holdi is a company from Malaysia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Astro Malaysia Holdi paid a total dividend of 417 million MYR last year, for a market value of 5,371 millions (Market Cap 1,587 millions). Dividend per share of Astro Malaysia Holdi is 0.08 MYR, and his stock market price 1.03 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Astro Malaysia Holdi has a dividend yield of 8.25%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Astro Malaysia Holdi dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Astro Malaysia Holdi

Astro Malaysia Holdi Dividend Payout

About the ability of Astro Malaysia Holdi to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 8.25%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Astro Malaysia Holdi payout on ernings is currently 42.11%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.27% and 23.67% respectively. Both figures show that Astro Malaysia Holdi 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 Astro Malaysia Holdi is MYR 0.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Astro Malaysia Holdi, compared againt world market average, Malaysia companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

Astro Malaysia Holdi payout

Astro Malaysia Holdi Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Astro Malaysia Holdi Stock performance

Finally, last moth Astro Malaysia Holdi showed a return of -4.60% compared to a worldwide -1.34% average, and a -1.20% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Media firms.

Astro Malaysia Holdi stock and market return