YTL Corp Dividend yield

 Price  0.59
 Dividend  0.03
 Earnings  -0.03
 Cash-flow  0.28
 Book value  1.18
 Equity  1.30

YTL Corp is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. YTL Corp is a company from Malaysia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

YTL Corp paid a total dividend of 329 million MYR last year, for a market value of 6,469 millions (Market Cap 2,765 millions). Dividend per share of YTL Corp is 0.03 MYR, and his stock market price 0.59 MYR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, YTL Corp has a dividend yield of 4.24%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Malaysia. It is also bigger than average of Utilities 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 YTL Corp dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from Malaysia.

Dividend yield of YTL Corp

YTL Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of YTL Corp to maintain his current dividend of MYR 0.03 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.24%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). YTL Corp payout on ernings is currently -100.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that YTL Corpcan 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 YTL Corp is MYR 0.28 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of MYR 0.03, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of YTL Corp, compared againt world market average, Malaysia companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

YTL Corp payout

YTL Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  MYR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

YTL Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth YTL Corp showed a return of 6.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Malaysia and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

YTL Corp stock and market return