Standard Chartered Dividend yield

 Price  5.00
 Dividend  0.06
 Earnings  0.21
 Cash-flow  -0.67
 Book value  12.50
 Equity  11.67

Standard Chartered is part of Banks business, which is part of Financials industry. Standard Chartered is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Standard Chartered paid a total dividend of 189 million GBP last year, for a market value of 15,780 millions (Market Cap 12,898 millions). Dividend per share of Standard Chartered is 0.06 GBP, and his stock market price 5.00 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Standard Chartered has a dividend yield of 1.29%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Standard Chartered dividend yield with other Banks companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Dividend Payout

About the ability of Standard Chartered to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.06 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.29%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Standard Chartered payout on ernings is currently 28.57%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.17% and 41.32% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Standard Charteredcan 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 Standard Chartered is GBP -0.67 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.06, 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 Standard Chartered, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Financials industry and Banks sector companies.

Standard Chartered payout

Standard Chartered Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Standard Chartered Stock performance

Finally, last moth Standard Chartered showed a return of 8.10% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 4.05% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 12.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Banks firms.

Standard Chartered stock and market return