Cathay Fin Hldg Dividend yield

 Price  45.60
 Dividend  0.90
 Earnings  2.52
 Cash-flow  -1.78
 Book value  57.00
 Equity  53.62

Cathay Fin Hldg is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Cathay Fin Hldg is a company from Taiwan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Cathay Fin Hldg stock dividend

Cathay Fin Hldg paid a total dividend of 13,202 million TWD last year, for a market value of 668,906 millions (Market Cap 419,477 millions). Cathay Fin Hldg dividend per share is 0.90 TWD, and his stock market price 45.60 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Cathay Fin Hldg has a dividend yield of 1.97%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. 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 Cathay Fin Hldg stocks dividend with other Life Insurance companies or other of the best Taiwan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Cathay Fin Hldg

Cathay Fin Hldg Dividend Payout

About the ability of Cathay Fin Hldg to maintain his current dividend of TWD 0.90 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.97%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Cathay Fin Hldg payout on ernings is currently 35.71%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Cathay Fin Hldgcan 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 Cathay Fin Hldg is TWD -1.78 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 0.90, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Cathay Fin Hldg, compared againt world market average, Taiwan companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Cathay Fin Hldg payout

Cathay Fin Hldg Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Cathay Fin Hldg's dividend stock, both in percentage and in TWD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  TWD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Cathay Fin Hldg dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Taiwan stocks and that of the Life Insurance stocks.

Cathay Fin Hldg stock dividend history

Cathay Fin Hldg Stock performance

Finally, last moth Cathay Fin Hldg showed a return of -0.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 4.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Life Insurance firms.

Cathay Fin Hldg stock and market return