MTR Corp Dividend yield

 Price  44.05
 Dividend  1.23
 Earnings  2.11
 Cash-flow  2.65
 Book value  29.37
 Equity  29.72

MTR Corp is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. MTR Corp is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

MTR Corp paid a total dividend of 7,577 million HKD last year, for a market value of 271,348 millions (Market Cap 63,057 millions). Dividend per share of MTR Corp is 1.23 HKD, and his stock market price 44.05 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, MTR Corp has a dividend yield of 2.79%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare MTR Corp dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of MTR Corp

MTR Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of MTR Corp to maintain his current dividend of HKD 1.23 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). MTR Corp payout on ernings is currently 58.29%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.16% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures show that MTR Corp 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 MTR Corp is HKD 2.65 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 1.23, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of MTR Corp, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

MTR Corp payout

MTR Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

MTR Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth MTR Corp showed a return of -5.40% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 10.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Travel and Leisure firms.

MTR Corp stock and market return