Public Bank BHD Dividend yield

 Price  4.32
 Dividend  0.20
 Earnings  0.29
 Cash-flow  0.37
 Book value  2.54
 Equity  2.44

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

Public Bank BHD paid a total dividend of 3,882 million MYR last year, for a market value of 83,856 millions (Market Cap 61,283 millions). Dividend per share of Public Bank BHD is 0.20 MYR, and his stock market price 4.32 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Public Bank BHD has a dividend yield of 4.56%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Public Bank BHD dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Public Bank BHD

Public Bank BHD Dividend Payout

About the ability of Public Bank BHD to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.20 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.56%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Public Bank BHD payout on ernings is currently 68.97%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 41.22% and 45.75% respectively. Both figures show that Public Bank BHD 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 Public Bank BHD is MYR 0.37 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.20, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Public Bank BHD payout

Public Bank BHD Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Public Bank BHD Stock performance

Finally, last moth Public Bank BHD showed a return of -4.00% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.59% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 3.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Banks firms.

Public Bank BHD stock and market return