Momentum Met Hldgs Dividend yield

 Price  17.63
 Dividend  1.15
 Earnings  2.94
 Cash-flow  -1.76
 Book value  17.63
 Equity  15.89

Momentum Met Hldgs is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Momentum Met Hldgs is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Momentum Met Hldgs stock dividend

Momentum Met Hldgs paid a total dividend of 1,671 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 25,616 millions (Market Cap 22,051 millions). Momentum Met Hldgs dividend per share is 1.15 ZAR, and his stock market price 17.63 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Momentum Met Hldgs has a dividend yield of 6.52%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Momentum Met Hldgs stocks dividend with other Life Insurance companies or other of the high South Africa dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Momentum Met Hldgs

Momentum Met Hldgs Dividend Payout

About the ability of Momentum Met Hldgs to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 1.15 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.52%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Momentum Met Hldgs payout on ernings is currently 39.12%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Financials industry, which are 38.61% and 48.64% respectively. Both figures show that Momentum Met Hldgs should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Momentum Met Hldgs is ZAR -1.76 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 1.15, 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 Momentum Met Hldgs, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Momentum Met Hldgs payout

Momentum Met Hldgs Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Momentum Met Hldgs's dividend stock, both in percentage and in ZAR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Momentum Met Hldgs Stock performance

Finally, last moth Momentum Met Hldgs showed a return of -11.20% compared to a worldwide -0.50% average, and a -5.25% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -2.10%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Life Insurance firms.

Momentum Met Hldgs stock and market return