Saudi International Dividend yield

 Price  22.10
 Dividend  0.50
 Earnings  0.30
 Cash-flow  1.87
 Book value  18.42
 Equity  18.75

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

Saudi International paid a total dividend of 367 million SAR last year, for a market value of 16,199 millions (Market Cap 7,941 millions). Dividend per share of Saudi International is 0.50 SAR, and his stock market price 22.10 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Saudi International has a dividend yield of 2.26%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. 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 Saudi International dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of Saudi International

Saudi International Dividend Payout

About the ability of Saudi International to maintain his current dividend of SAR 0.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.26%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Saudi International payout on ernings is currently 166.67%, 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 Saudi International 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 Saudi International is SAR 1.87 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 0.50, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Saudi International payout

Saudi International Dividend History

Year Yield  SAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Saudi International Stock performance

Finally, last moth Saudi International showed a return of 16.30% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.66% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 80.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Chemicals firms.

Saudi International stock and market return