Hong Leong Financial Dividend yield

 Price  17.42
 Dividend  0.36
 Earnings  1.69
 Cash-flow  9.68
 Book value  19.36
 Equity  17.60

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

Hong Leong Financial paid a total dividend of 410 million MYR last year, for a market value of 19,824 millions (Market Cap 3,948 millions). Dividend per share of Hong Leong Financial is 0.36 MYR, and his stock market price 17.42 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hong Leong Financial has a dividend yield of 2.06%, 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 Financial dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Hong Leong Financial

Hong Leong Financial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hong Leong Financial to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.36 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.06%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hong Leong Financial payout on ernings is currently 21.30%, 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 Financialcan 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 Financial is MYR 9.68 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.36, 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 Financial, compared againt world market average, Malaysia companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Hong Leong Financial payout

Hong Leong Financial Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hong Leong Financial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hong Leong Financial showed a return of 2.70% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 27.30% 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 Financial stock and market return