Telecom Egypt Dividend yield

 Price  26.30
 Dividend  1.25
 Earnings  5.48
 Cash-flow  9.39
 Book value  26.30
 Equity  26.35

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

Telecom Egypt stock dividend

Telecom Egypt paid a total dividend of 2,134 million EGP last year, for a market value of 44,894 millions (Market Cap 8,979 millions). Telecom Egypt dividend per share is 1.25 EGP, and his stock market price 26.30 EGP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Telecom Egypt has a dividend yield of 4.75%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Egypt. 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 Telecom Egypt stocks dividend with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or other of the highest Egypt dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Telecom Egypt

Telecom Egypt Dividend Payout

About the ability of Telecom Egypt to maintain his current dividend of EGP 1.25 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.75%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Telecom Egypt payout on ernings is currently 22.81%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.34% and 41.86% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Telecom Egyptcan 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 Telecom Egypt is EGP 9.39 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of EGP 1.25, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Telecom Egypt payout

Telecom Egypt Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Telecom Egypt's dividend stock, both in percentage and in EGP, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  EGP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Telecom Egypt dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Egypt stocks and that of the Fixed Line Telecommunications stocks.

Telecom Egypt stock dividend history

Telecom Egypt Stock performance

Finally, last moth Telecom Egypt showed a return of 0.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -0.77% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 69.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Egypt and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Telecom Egypt stock and market return