Momentum Met Hldgs Dividend yield

 Price  17.31
 Dividend  0.50
 Earnings  0.74
 Cash-flow  6.18
 Book value  14.43
 Equity  14.51

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 paid a total dividend of 749 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 25,930 millions (Market Cap 17,549 millions). Dividend per share of Momentum Met Hldgs is 0.50 ZAR, and his stock market price 17.31 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Momentum Met Hldgs has a dividend yield of 2.89%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. 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 Momentum Met Hldgs dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from South Africa.

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 0.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Momentum Met Hldgs payout on ernings is currently 67.57%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures show that Momentum Met Hldgs 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 Momentum Met Hldgs is ZAR 6.18 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 0.50, so the company generates 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

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Momentum Met Hldgs Stock performance

Finally, last moth Momentum Met Hldgs showed a return of -7.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Life Insurance firms.

Momentum Met Hldgs stock and market return