Pou Chen Dividend yield

 Price  33.00
 Dividend  1.25
 Earnings  1.80
 Cash-flow  7.86
 Book value  47.14
 Equity  42.86

Pou Chen is part of Personal Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Pou Chen is a company from Taiwan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Pou Chen paid a total dividend of 3,684 million TWD last year, for a market value of 97,251 millions (Market Cap 87,520 millions). Dividend per share of Pou Chen is 1.25 TWD, and his stock market price 33.00 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Pou Chen has a dividend yield of 3.79%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. 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 Pou Chen dividend yield with other Personal Goods companies or firms from Taiwan.

Dividend yield of Pou Chen

Pou Chen Dividend Payout

About the ability of Pou Chen to maintain his current dividend of TWD 1.25 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Pou Chen payout on ernings is currently 69.44%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.17% and 45.16% respectively. Both figures show that Pou Chen 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 Pou Chen is TWD 7.86 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 1.25, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Pou Chen, compared againt world market average, Taiwan companies, Consumer Goods industry and Personal Goods sector companies.

Pou Chen payout

Pou Chen Dividend History

Year Yield  TWD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Pou Chen Stock performance

Finally, last moth Pou Chen showed a return of 9.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 28.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Personal Goods firms.

Pou Chen stock and market return