Telstra Group Dividend yield

 Price  4.01
 Dividend  0.16
 Earnings  0.29
 Cash-flow  0.54
 Book value  1.34
 Equity  1.31

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

Telstra Group stock dividend

Telstra Group paid a total dividend of 1,849 million AUD last year, for a market value of 46,332 millions (Market Cap 16,217 millions). Telstra Group dividend per share is 0.16 AUD, and his stock market price 4.01 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Telstra Group has a dividend yield of 4.02%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. 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 Telstra Group stocks dividend with other Fixed Line Telecommunications companies or other of the highest Australia dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Telstra Group

Telstra Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Telstra Group to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.16 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Telstra Group payout on ernings is currently 55.17%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Telecommunications industry, which are 39.34% and 41.86% respectively. Both figures show that Telstra Group 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 Telstra Group is AUD 0.54 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.16, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

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

Telstra Group payout

Telstra Group Dividend History

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

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Telstra Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Telstra Group showed a return of -5.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -0.77% of Telecommunications firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 1.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Fixed Line Telecommunications firms.

Telstra Group stock and market return