Public Bank BHD Dividend yield




   MYR/share 
 Price  4.67
 Dividend  0.15
 Earnings  0.29
 Cash-flow  0.34
 Book value  2.46
 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 2,912 million MYR last year, for a market value of 90,649 millions (Market Cap 66,248 millions). Dividend per share of Public Bank BHD is 0.15 MYR, and his stock market price 4.67 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Public Bank BHD has a dividend yield of 3.25%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. 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 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 0.15 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.25%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Public Bank BHD payout on ernings is currently 51.72%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% 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 0.34 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.15, 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* 
Present3.25%0.1551.72%19,411
20211.80%0.0728.00%19,411
20203.54%0.7351.41%3,882
20193.60%0.7048.61%3,882
20182.67%0.6646.81%3,862
20172.84%0.5943.70%3,862
20162.96%0.5844.27%3,885
20152.99%0.5547.41%3,885

*In millions

Public Bank BHD Stock performance

Finally, last moth Public Bank BHD showed a return of 4.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 11.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Banks firms.

Public Bank BHD stock and market return