Chunghwa Telecom Dividend yield

 Price  116.00
 Dividend  4.70
 Earnings  5.55
 Cash-flow  9.91
 Book value  48.33
 Equity  49.12

Chunghwa Telecom is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Chunghwa Telecom is a company from Taiwan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Chunghwa Telecom stock dividend

Chunghwa Telecom paid a total dividend of 36,458 million TWD last year, for a market value of 899,812 millions (Market Cap 440,933 millions). Chunghwa Telecom dividend per share is 4.70 TWD, and his stock market price 116.00 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Chunghwa Telecom has a dividend yield of 4.05%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. However, it is lower than the average of Telecommunications industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Chunghwa Telecom stocks dividend with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or other of the best Taiwan dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom Dividend Payout

About the ability of Chunghwa Telecom to maintain his current dividend of TWD 4.70 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.05%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Chunghwa Telecom payout on ernings is currently 84.68%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.34% and 41.86% respectively. Both figures show that Chunghwa Telecom 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 Chunghwa Telecom is TWD 9.91 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 4.70, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Chunghwa Telecom, compared againt world market average, Taiwan companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Chunghwa Telecom payout

Chunghwa Telecom Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Chunghwa Telecom'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 Chunghwa Telecom dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Taiwan stocks and that of the Fixed Line Telecommunications stocks.

Chunghwa Telecom stock dividend history

Chunghwa Telecom Stock performance

Finally, last moth Chunghwa Telecom showed a return of 0.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -0.77% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -4.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Chunghwa Telecom stock and market return