Rostelekom Dividend yield

 Price  90.34
 Dividend  5.00
 Earnings  12.55
 Cash-flow  43.02
 Book value  56.46
 Equity  67.11

Rostelekom is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Rostelekom is a company from Russia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rostelekom paid a total dividend of 16,415 million RUB last year, for a market value of 296,586 millions (Market Cap 1,183 millions). Dividend per share of Rostelekom is 5.00 RUB, and his stock market price 90.34 RUB.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rostelekom has a dividend yield of 5.53%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Russia. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Rostelekom dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Russia.

Dividend yield of Rostelekom

Rostelekom Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rostelekom to maintain his current dividend of RUB 5.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.53%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rostelekom payout on ernings is currently 39.84%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.27% and 53.55% respectively. Both figures show that Rostelekom should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Rostelekom is RUB 43.02 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of RUB 5.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rostelekom, compared againt world market average, Russia companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Rostelekom payout

Rostelekom Dividend History

Year Yield  RUB  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rostelekom Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rostelekom showed a return of -4.30% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a 1.22% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -8.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Russia and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Rostelekom stock and market return