The Foschini Group L Dividend yield

 Price  101.00
 Dividend  5.00
 Earnings  9.10
 Cash-flow  19.06
 Book value  59.41
 Equity  54.82

The Foschini Group L is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. The Foschini Group L is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

The Foschini Group L paid a total dividend of 1,655 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 33,431 millions (Market Cap 32,397 millions). Dividend per share of The Foschini Group L is 5.00 ZAR, and his stock market price 101.00 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, The Foschini Group L has a dividend yield of 4.95%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services 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 The Foschini Group L dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of The Foschini Group L

The Foschini Group L Dividend Payout

About the ability of The Foschini Group L to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 5.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.95%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). The Foschini Group L payout on ernings is currently 54.95%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 41.22% and 30.83% respectively. Both figures show that The Foschini Group L 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 The Foschini Group L is ZAR 19.06 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 5.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of The Foschini Group L, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

The Foschini Group L payout

The Foschini Group L Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

The Foschini Group L Stock performance

Finally, last moth The Foschini Group L showed a return of -5.50% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.31% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -18.50% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and General Retailers firms.

The Foschini Group L stock and market return