Washington H. Soul Pattinson Dividend yield




   AUD/share 
 Price  28.62
 Dividend  0.62
 Earnings  0.77
 Cash-flow  1.42
 Book value  11.45
 Equity  11.49

Washington H. Soul Pattinson is part of Industrial Metals and Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Washington H. Soul Pattinson is a company from Australia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson paid a total dividend of 224 million AUD last year, for a market value of 10,332 millions (Market Cap 7,611 millions). Dividend per share of Washington H. Soul Pattinson is 0.62 AUD, and his stock market price 28.62 AUD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Washington H. Soul Pattinson has a dividend yield of 2.17%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Australia. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Washington H. Soul Pattinson dividend yield with other Industrial Metals and Mining companies or firms from Australia.

Dividend yield of Washington H. Soul Pattinson

Washington H. Soul Pattinson Dividend Payout

About the ability of Washington H. Soul Pattinson to maintain his current dividend of AUD 0.62 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.17%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Washington H. Soul Pattinson payout on ernings is currently 80.52%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures show that Washington H. Soul Pattinson 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 Washington H. Soul Pattinson is AUD 1.42 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of AUD 0.62, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Washington H. Soul Pattinson, compared againt world market average, Australia companies, Basic Materials industry and Industrial Metals and Mining sector companies.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson payout

Washington H. Soul Pattinson Dividend History

Year Yield  AUD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.17%0.6280.52%361
20212.09%0.6280.52%361
20201.99%0.6014.96%239
20192.70%0.5855.77%239

*In millions

Washington H. Soul Pattinson Stock performance

Finally, last moth Washington H. Soul Pattinson showed a return of 13.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -9.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Australia and Industrial Metals and Mining firms.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson stock and market return