Hong Leong Bank Dividend yield

 Price  18.70
 Dividend  0.35
 Earnings  1.22
 Cash-flow  4.92
 Book value  13.36
 Equity  12.58

Hong Leong Bank is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Hong Leong Bank is a company from Malaysia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hong Leong Bank paid a total dividend of 730 million MYR last year, for a market value of 39,027 millions (Market Cap 11,706 millions). Dividend per share of Hong Leong Bank is 0.35 MYR, and his stock market price 18.70 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hong Leong Bank has a dividend yield of 1.86%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. 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 Leong Bank dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Hong Leong Bank

Hong Leong Bank Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hong Leong Bank to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.35 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.86%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hong Leong Bank payout on ernings is currently 28.69%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Hong Leong Bankcan 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 Hong Leong Bank is MYR 4.92 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.35, 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 Leong Bank, compared againt world market average, Malaysia companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Hong Leong Bank payout

Hong Leong Bank Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hong Leong Bank Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hong Leong Bank showed a return of 3.90% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 38.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Banks firms.

Hong Leong Bank stock and market return