CLP Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  76.35
 Dividend  3.10
 Earnings  3.69
 Cash-flow  7.41
 Book value  44.91
 Equity  44.46

CLP Holdings is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. CLP Holdings is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

CLP Holdings paid a total dividend of 7,834 million HKD last year, for a market value of 192,936 millions (Market Cap 125,254 millions). Dividend per share of CLP Holdings is 3.10 HKD, and his stock market price 76.35 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, CLP Holdings has a dividend yield of 4.06%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 CLP Holdings dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of CLP Holdings

CLP Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of CLP Holdings to maintain his current dividend of HKD 3.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). CLP Holdings payout on ernings is currently 84.01%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that CLP Holdings 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 CLP Holdings is HKD 7.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 3.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of CLP Holdings, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

CLP Holdings payout

CLP Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

CLP Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth CLP Holdings showed a return of -4.00% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Electricity firms.

CLP Holdings stock and market return