HSBC Hldgs Dividend yield

 Price  4.23
 Dividend  0.11
 Earnings  0.24
 Cash-flow  -0.11
 Book value  6.04
 Equity  6.00

HSBC Hldgs is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. HSBC Hldgs is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

HSBC Hldgs paid a total dividend of 2,240 million GBP last year, for a market value of 86,144 millions (Market Cap 86,168 millions). Dividend per share of HSBC Hldgs is 0.11 GBP, and his stock market price 4.23 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, HSBC Hldgs has a dividend yield of 2.57%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. However, it is lower than the average of Financials 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 HSBC Hldgs dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of HSBC Hldgs

HSBC Hldgs Dividend Payout

About the ability of HSBC Hldgs to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.11 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.57%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). HSBC Hldgs payout on ernings is currently 45.83%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures show that HSBC Hldgs 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 HSBC Hldgs is GBP -0.11 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.11, 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 HSBC Hldgs, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

HSBC Hldgs payout

HSBC Hldgs Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

HSBC Hldgs Stock performance

Finally, last moth HSBC Hldgs showed a return of -0.70% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -6.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Banks firms.

HSBC Hldgs stock and market return