Taiwan Mobile Dividend yield

 Price  94.70
 Dividend  4.30
 Earnings  4.49
 Cash-flow  8.46
 Book value  18.57
 Equity  18.63

Taiwan Mobile is part of Mobile Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Taiwan Mobile is a company from Taiwan, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Taiwan Mobile paid a total dividend of 15,132 million TWD last year, for a market value of 333,249 millions (Market Cap 163,303 millions). Dividend per share of Taiwan Mobile is 4.30 TWD, and his stock market price 94.70 TWD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Taiwan Mobile has a dividend yield of 4.54%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Taiwan. It is also bigger than average of Telecommunications 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 Taiwan Mobile dividend yield with other Mobile Telecommunications companies or firms from Taiwan.

Dividend yield of Taiwan Mobile

Taiwan Mobile Dividend Payout

About the ability of Taiwan Mobile to maintain his current dividend of TWD 4.30 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.54%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Taiwan Mobile payout on ernings is currently 95.77%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 41.22% and 48.17% respectively. Both figures show that Taiwan Mobile 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 Taiwan Mobile is TWD 8.46 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of TWD 4.30, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Taiwan Mobile, compared againt world market average, Taiwan companies, Telecommunications industry and Mobile Telecommunications sector companies.

Taiwan Mobile payout

Taiwan Mobile Dividend History

Year Yield  TWD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Taiwan Mobile Stock performance

Finally, last moth Taiwan Mobile showed a return of -0.80% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -2.41% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.30% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Taiwan and Mobile Telecommunications firms.

Taiwan Mobile stock and market return