Tata Communications Dividend yield




   INR/share 
 Price  1,274.45
 Dividend  20.65
 Earnings  63.72
 Cash-flow  138.53
 Book value  32.51
 Equity  0.00

Tata Communications is part of Fixed Line Telecommunications business, which is part of Telecommunications industry. Tata Communications is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Tata Communications paid a total dividend of 5,885 million INR last year, for a market value of 363,218 millions (Market Cap 145,185 millions). Dividend per share of Tata Communications is 20.65 INR, and his stock market price 1,274.45 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Tata Communications has a dividend yield of 1.62%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also lower than average of Telecommunications industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Tata Communications dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from India.

Dividend yield of Tata Communications

Tata Communications Dividend Payout

About the ability of Tata Communications to maintain his current dividend of INR 20.65 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.62%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Tata Communications payout on ernings is currently 32.41%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 41.22% and 48.17% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Tata Communicationscan 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 Tata Communications is INR 138.53 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 20.65, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Tata Communications, compared againt world market average, India companies, Telecommunications industry and Fixed Line Telecommunications sector companies.

Tata Communications payout

Tata Communications Dividend History

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.62%20.6532.41%285
20210.96%14.0625.25%285
20200.36%3.9631.40%285
20191.13%4.4944.11%285
20180.86%4.510.00%285
20170.66%4.508.45%285
20160.65%4.280.00%285
20151.27%5.4838.87%285

*In millions

Tata Communications Stock performance

Finally, last moth Tata Communications showed a return of -2.00% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -2.41% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -13.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Tata Communications stock and market return