National Bank of Kuwait Dividend yield

 Price  807.00
 Dividend  19.05
 Earnings  31.16
 Cash-flow  115.29
 Book value  474.71
 Equity  472.12

National Bank of Kuwait is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. National Bank of Kuwait is a company from Kuwait, and his stocks are publicly traded.

National Bank of Kuwait paid a total dividend of 135,903 million KWF last year, for a market value of 5,757,138 millions (Market Cap 5,439 millions). Dividend per share of National Bank of Kuwait is 19.05 KWF, and his stock market price 807.00 KWF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, National Bank of Kuwait has a dividend yield of 2.36%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Kuwait. 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 National Bank of Kuwait dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Kuwait.

Dividend yield of National Bank of Kuwait

National Bank of Kuwait Dividend Payout

About the ability of National Bank of Kuwait to maintain his current dividend of KWF 19.05 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.36%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). National Bank of Kuwait payout on ernings is currently 61.14%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures show that National Bank of Kuwait 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 National Bank of Kuwait is KWF 115.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KWF 19.05, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of National Bank of Kuwait, compared againt world market average, Kuwait companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

National Bank of Kuwait payout

National Bank of Kuwait Dividend History

Year Yield  KWF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

National Bank of Kuwait Stock performance

Finally, last moth National Bank of Kuwait 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 17.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Kuwait and Banks firms.

National Bank of Kuwait stock and market return