Huatai Securities (H Dividend yield

 Price  11.92
 Dividend  0.36
 Earnings  1.55
 Cash-flow  -13.24
 Book value  17.03
 Equity  18.45

Huatai Securities (H is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Huatai Securities (H is a company from China, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Huatai Securities (H paid a total dividend of 619 million HKD last year, for a market value of 20,490 millions (Market Cap 18,982 millions). Dividend per share of Huatai Securities (H is 0.36 HKD, and his stock market price 11.92 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Huatai Securities (H has a dividend yield of 2.98%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from China. 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 Huatai Securities (H dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from China.

Dividend yield of Huatai Securities (H

Huatai Securities (H Dividend Payout

About the ability of Huatai Securities (H to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.36 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.98%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Huatai Securities (H payout on ernings is currently 23.23%, 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 Huatai Securities (Hcan 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 Huatai Securities (H is HKD -13.24 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.36, 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 Huatai Securities (H, compared againt world market average, China companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Huatai Securities (H payout

Huatai Securities (H Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Huatai Securities (H Stock performance

Finally, last moth Huatai Securities (H 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 3.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for China and Financial Services firms.

Huatai Securities (H stock and market return