Hong-Kong Exchanges Dividend yield




   HKD/share 
 Price  457.40
 Dividend  8.19
 Earnings  9.59
 Cash-flow  11.55
 Book value  38.44
 Equity  36.74

Hong-Kong Exchanges is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Hong-Kong Exchanges is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hong-Kong Exchanges paid a total dividend of 10,385 million HKD last year, for a market value of 579,983 millions (Market Cap 579,909 millions). Dividend per share of Hong-Kong Exchanges is 8.19 HKD, and his stock market price 457.40 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hong-Kong Exchanges has a dividend yield of 1.79%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Hong-Kong Exchanges dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of Hong-Kong Exchanges

Hong-Kong Exchanges Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hong-Kong Exchanges to maintain his current dividend of HKD 8.19 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hong-Kong Exchanges payout on ernings is currently 85.40%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures show that Hong-Kong Exchanges 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 Hong-Kong Exchanges is HKD 11.55 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 8.19, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hong-Kong Exchanges, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Hong-Kong Exchanges payout

Hong-Kong Exchanges Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.79%8.1985.40%1,268
20201.58%6.7285.82%1,268
20192.68%6.7886.59%1,258
20182.86%6.48108.36%1,240
20171.91%4.5898.28%1,240
20162.49%5.0873.73%1,217
20152.59%5.23112.47%1,197

*In millions

Hong-Kong Exchanges Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hong-Kong Exchanges showed a return of -3.30% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 95.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Financial Services firms.

Hong-Kong Exchanges stock and market return