Sands China Dividend yield

 Price  38.85
 Dividend  1.99
 Earnings  -1.44
 Cash-flow  -0.97
 Book value  1.85
 Equity  3.06

Sands China is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Sands China is a company from Hong-Kong, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sands China paid a total dividend of 16,097 million HKD last year, for a market value of 314,258 millions (Market Cap 93,207 millions). Dividend per share of Sands China is 1.99 HKD, and his stock market price 38.85 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sands China has a dividend yield of 5.12%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Hong-Kong. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 Sands China dividend yield with other Travel and Leisure companies or firms from Hong-Kong.

Dividend yield of Sands China

Sands China Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sands China to maintain his current dividend of HKD 1.99 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.12%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sands China payout on ernings is currently -138.19%, 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 Sands Chinacan 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 Sands China is HKD -0.97 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 1.99, 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 Sands China, compared againt world market average, Hong-Kong companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Sands China payout

Sands China Dividend History

Year Yield  HKD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sands China Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sands China showed a return of 7.00% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 2.83% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 36.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Hong-Kong and Travel and Leisure firms.

Sands China stock and market return