Nestle (Malaysia) Dividend yield

 Price  135.00
 Dividend  3.50
 Earnings  2.36
 Cash-flow  3.74
 Book value  2.38
 Equity  2.60

Nestle (Malaysia) is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Nestle (Malaysia) is a company from Malaysia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Nestle (Malaysia) paid a total dividend of 823 million MYR last year, for a market value of 31,725 millions (Market Cap 8,240 millions). Dividend per share of Nestle (Malaysia) is 3.50 MYR, and his stock market price 135.00 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Nestle (Malaysia) has a dividend yield of 2.59%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods 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 Nestle (Malaysia) dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Nestle (Malaysia)

Nestle (Malaysia) Dividend Payout

About the ability of Nestle (Malaysia) to maintain his current dividend of MYR 3.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.59%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Nestle (Malaysia) payout on ernings is currently 148.31%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.16% and 45.22% respectively. Both figures show that Nestle (Malaysia) 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 Nestle (Malaysia) is MYR 3.74 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 3.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Nestle (Malaysia), compared againt world market average, Malaysia companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Nestle (Malaysia) payout

Nestle (Malaysia) Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Nestle (Malaysia) Stock performance

Finally, last moth Nestle (Malaysia) showed a return of -2.10% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Food Producers firms.

Nestle (Malaysia) stock and market return