Ping An Insurance (H Dividend yield

 Price  92.55
 Dividend  2.32
 Earnings  9.44
 Cash-flow  30.85
 Book value  51.42
 Equity  47.20

Ping An Insurance (H is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Ping An Insurance (H is a company from China, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ping An Insurance (H paid a total dividend of 17,279 million HKD last year, for a market value of 689,312 millions (Market Cap 551,749 millions). Dividend per share of Ping An Insurance (H is 2.32 HKD, and his stock market price 92.55 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ping An Insurance (H has a dividend yield of 2.51%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from China. 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 Ping An Insurance (H dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from China.

Dividend yield of Ping An Insurance (H

Ping An Insurance (H Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ping An Insurance (H to maintain his current dividend of HKD 2.32 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ping An Insurance (H payout on ernings is currently 24.58%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Ping An Insurance (Hcan maintain his current 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 Ping An Insurance (H is HKD 30.85 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 2.32, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ping An Insurance (H, compared againt world market average, China companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Ping An Insurance (H payout

Ping An Insurance (H Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ping An Insurance (H Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ping An Insurance (H showed a return of -2.90% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 21.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for China and Life Insurance firms.

Ping An Insurance (H stock and market return