SM Investments Dividend yield

 Price  960.00
 Dividend  4.22
 Earnings  37.07
 Cash-flow  44.24
 Book value  320.00
 Equity  306.36

SM Investments is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. SM Investments is a company from Philippines, and his stocks are publicly traded.

SM Investments paid a total dividend of 5,085 million PHP last year, for a market value of 1,156,800 millions (Market Cap 462,560 millions). Dividend per share of SM Investments is 4.22 PHP, and his stock market price 960.00 PHP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, SM Investments has a dividend yield of 0.44%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Philippines. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare SM Investments dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from Philippines.

Dividend yield of SM Investments

SM Investments Dividend Payout

About the ability of SM Investments to maintain his current dividend of PHP 4.22 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.44%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). SM Investments payout on ernings is currently 11.38%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.16% and 23.35% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that SM Investmentscan 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 SM Investments is PHP 44.24 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of PHP 4.22, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of SM Investments, compared againt world market average, Philippines companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

SM Investments payout

SM Investments Dividend History

Year Yield  PHP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

SM Investments Stock performance

Finally, last moth SM Investments showed a return of -4.90% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 17.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Philippines and General Retailers firms.

SM Investments stock and market return