Colgate (India) Dividend yield

 Price  1,559.35
 Dividend  53.95
 Earnings  30.05
 Cash-flow  33.68
 Book value  58.62
 Equity  55.96

Colgate (India) is part of Personal Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Colgate (India) is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Colgate (India) paid a total dividend of 14,674 million INR last year, for a market value of 424,143 millions (Market Cap 180,680 millions). Dividend per share of Colgate (India) is 53.95 INR, and his stock market price 1,559.35 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Colgate (India) has a dividend yield of 3.46%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Colgate (India) dividend yield with other Personal Goods companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Colgate (India)

Colgate (India) Dividend Payout

About the ability of Colgate (India) to maintain his current dividend of INR 53.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Colgate (India) payout on ernings is currently 179.53%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.17% and 45.16% respectively. Both figures show that Colgate (India) 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 Colgate (India) is INR 33.68 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 53.95, 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 Colgate (India), compared againt world market average, India companies, Consumer Goods industry and Personal Goods sector companies.

Colgate (India) payout

Colgate (India) Dividend History

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Colgate (India) Stock performance

Finally, last moth Colgate (India) showed a return of -1.40% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Personal Goods firms.

Colgate (India) stock and market return