Companhia de Saneame Dividend yield

 Price  22.00
 Dividend  1.52
 Earnings  4.31
 Cash-flow  4.68
 Book value  22.00
 Equity  21.88

Companhia de Saneame is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Companhia de Saneame is a company from Brazil, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Companhia de Saneame paid a total dividend of 459 million BRL last year, for a market value of 6,644 millions (Market Cap 5,317 millions). Dividend per share of Companhia de Saneame is 1.52 BRL, and his stock market price 22.00 BRL.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Companhia de Saneame has a dividend yield of 6.89%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Brazil. 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 Companhia de Saneame dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from Brazil.

Dividend yield of Companhia de Saneame

Companhia de Saneame Dividend Payout

About the ability of Companhia de Saneame to maintain his current dividend of BRL 1.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Companhia de Saneame payout on ernings is currently 35.27%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.17% and 58.26% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Companhia de Saneamecan 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 Companhia de Saneame is BRL 4.68 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of BRL 1.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Companhia de Saneame, compared againt world market average, Brazil companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Companhia de Saneame payout

Companhia de Saneame Dividend History

Year Yield  BRL  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Companhia de Saneame Stock performance

Finally, last moth Companhia de Saneame showed a return of 11.20% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 7.19% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -7.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Brazil and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Companhia de Saneame stock and market return