Rural Electrificatio Dividend yield

 Price  157.85
 Dividend  8.71
 Earnings  42.66
 Cash-flow  -225.50
 Book value  225.50
 Equity  200.28

Rural Electrificatio is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Rural Electrificatio is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Rural Electrificatio paid a total dividend of 17,202 million INR last year, for a market value of 311,754 millions (Market Cap 147,656 millions). Dividend per share of Rural Electrificatio is 8.71 INR, and his stock market price 157.85 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Rural Electrificatio has a dividend yield of 5.52%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 Rural Electrificatio dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Rural Electrificatio

Rural Electrificatio Dividend Payout

About the ability of Rural Electrificatio to maintain his current dividend of INR 8.71 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.52%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Rural Electrificatio payout on ernings is currently 20.42%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.27% and 52.49% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Rural Electrificatiocan maintain his current 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 Rural Electrificatio is INR -225.50 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 8.71, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Rural Electrificatio, compared againt world market average, India companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Rural Electrificatio payout

Rural Electrificatio Dividend History

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Rural Electrificatio Stock performance

Finally, last moth Rural Electrificatio showed a return of 4.10% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -0.64% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 59.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Electricity firms.

Rural Electrificatio stock and market return