Telekom Malaysia Dividend yield




   MYR/share 
 Price  5.70
 Dividend  0.14
 Earnings  0.28
 Cash-flow  0.75
 Book value  1.90
 Equity  1.96

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

Telekom Malaysia paid a total dividend of 528 million MYR last year, for a market value of 21,512 millions (Market Cap 6,453 millions). Dividend per share of Telekom Malaysia is 0.14 MYR, and his stock market price 5.70 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Telekom Malaysia has a dividend yield of 2.54%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. However, it is lower than the average of Telecommunications industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Telekom Malaysia dividend yield with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of Telekom Malaysia

Telekom Malaysia Dividend Payout

About the ability of Telekom Malaysia to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.14 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.54%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Telekom Malaysia payout on ernings is currently 50.00%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.27% and 53.55% respectively. Both figures show that Telekom Malaysia should not have problems to continue paying his 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 Telekom Malaysia is MYR 0.75 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.14, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Telekom Malaysia payout

Telekom Malaysia Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.54%0.1450.00%3,774
20203.11%0.17100.00%3,766
20193.69%0.14280.00%3,758
20188.08%0.2180.77%3,758
20173.43%0.22100.00%3,758
20163.47%0.21105.00%3,758
20153.49%0.23100.00%3,758

*In millions

Telekom Malaysia Stock performance

Finally, last moth Telekom Malaysia showed a return of -6.70% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a 1.22% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 38.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Telekom Malaysia stock and market return