Samsung Life Insuran Dividend yield




   KRW/share 
 Price  78,100.00
 Dividend  2,499.20
 Earnings  7,969.39
 Cash-flow  16,270.83
 Book value  86,777.78
 Equity  81,320.31

Samsung Life Insuran is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Samsung Life Insuran is a company from Korea, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Samsung Life Insuran paid a total dividend of 449,856 million KRW last year, for a market value of 14,058,000 millions (Market Cap 4,937,622 millions). Dividend per share of Samsung Life Insuran is 2,499.20 KRW, and his stock market price 78,100.00 KRW.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Samsung Life Insuran has a dividend yield of 3.20%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Korea. It is also bigger than average of Financials 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 Samsung Life Insuran dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from Korea.

Dividend yield of Samsung Life Insuran

Samsung Life Insuran Dividend Payout

About the ability of Samsung Life Insuran to maintain his current dividend of KRW 2499.20 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.20%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Samsung Life Insuran payout on ernings is currently 31.36%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.16% and 41.40% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Samsung Life Insurancan 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 Samsung Life Insuran is KRW 16,270.83 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of KRW 2,499.20, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Samsung Life Insuran, compared againt world market average, Korea companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Samsung Life Insuran payout

Samsung Life Insuran Dividend History

Year Yield  KRW  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.20%2,499.2031.36%180
20203.35%2,649.8540.87%180
20193.56%2,652.2025.63%180
20182.45%1,999.2027.68%180
20170.96%1,195.209.89%180
20161.58%1,801.2025.91%180
20151.75%1,802.5024.68%189

*In millions

Samsung Life Insuran Stock performance

Finally, last moth Samsung Life Insuran showed a return of 4.10% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.06% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 81.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Korea and Life Insurance firms.

Samsung Life Insuran stock and market return