QAMCO Dividend yield

 Price  1.52
 Dividend  0.08
 Earnings  0.15
 Cash-flow  0.11
 Book value  1.17
 Equity  1.09

QAMCO is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. QAMCO is a company from Qatar, and his stocks are publicly traded.

QAMCO paid a total dividend of 446 million QAR last year, for a market value of 8,482 millions (Market Cap 4,156 millions). Dividend per share of QAMCO is 0.08 QAR, and his stock market price 1.52 QAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, QAMCO has a dividend yield of 5.26%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Qatar. However, it is lower than the average of Basic Materials 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 QAMCO dividend yield with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or firms from Qatar.

Dividend yield of QAMCO

QAMCO Dividend Payout

About the ability of QAMCO to maintain his current dividend of QAR 0.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.26%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). QAMCO payout on ernings is currently 53.33%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 41.22% and 44.27% respectively. Both figures show that QAMCO 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 QAMCO is QAR 0.11 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of QAR 0.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of QAMCO, compared againt world market average, Qatar companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

QAMCO payout

QAMCO Dividend History

Year Yield  QAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

QAMCO Stock performance

Finally, last moth QAMCO showed a return of -3.80% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -2.88% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -15.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Qatar and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

QAMCO stock and market return