Gold Fields Dividend yield

 Price  242.87
 Dividend  7.46
 Earnings  13.06
 Cash-flow  31.54
 Book value  80.96
 Equity  75.93

Gold Fields is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Gold Fields is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Gold Fields stock dividend

Gold Fields paid a total dividend of 6,669 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 217,126 millions (Market Cap 213,652 millions). Gold Fields dividend per share is 7.46 ZAR, and his stock market price 242.87 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Gold Fields has a dividend yield of 3.07%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Gold Fields stocks dividend with other Mining companies or other of the high South Africa dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Gold Fields

Gold Fields Dividend Payout

About the ability of Gold Fields to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 7.46 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.07%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Gold Fields payout on ernings is currently 57.12%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.34% and 38.07% respectively. Both figures show that Gold Fields 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 Gold Fields is ZAR 31.54 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 7.46, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Gold Fields, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

Gold Fields payout

Gold Fields Dividend History

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

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Gold Fields dividend stock, and compare it with the average of South Africa stocks and that of the Mining stocks.

Gold Fields stock dividend history

Gold Fields Stock performance

Finally, last moth Gold Fields showed a return of -11.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 75.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Mining firms.

Gold Fields stock and market return