SKC Dividend yield

 Price  128,500.00
 Dividend  1,002.30
 Earnings  1,427.78
 Cash-flow  9,448.53
 Book value  51,400.00
 Equity  47,592.67

SKC is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. SKC is a company from Korea, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SKC paid a total dividend of 35,081 million KRW last year, for a market value of 4,497,500 millions (Market Cap 2,430,523 millions). Dividend per share of SKC is 1,002.30 KRW, and his stock market price 128,500.00 KRW.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SKC has a dividend yield of 0.78%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Korea. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SKC dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Korea.

Dividend yield of SKC

SKC Dividend Payout

About the ability of SKC to maintain his current dividend of KRW 1002.30 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.78%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SKC payout on ernings is currently 70.20%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.16% and 48.78% respectively. Both figures show that SKC 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 SKC is KRW 9,448.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KRW 1,002.30, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SKC, compared againt world market average, Korea companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

SKC payout

SKC Dividend History

Year Yield  KRW  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

SKC Stock performance

Finally, last moth SKC showed a return of 9.40% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 245.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Korea and Chemicals firms.

SKC stock and market return