Yanbu Cement Dividend yield




   SAR/share 
 Price  42.20
 Dividend  3.50
 Earnings  1.03
 Cash-flow  2.40
 Book value  17.58
 Equity  18.39

Yanbu Cement is part of Construction and Materials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Yanbu Cement is a company from Saudi Arabia, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yanbu Cement paid a total dividend of 553 million SAR last year, for a market value of 6,668 millions (Market Cap 3,257 millions). Dividend per share of Yanbu Cement is 3.50 SAR, and his stock market price 42.20 SAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yanbu Cement has a dividend yield of 8.29%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Saudi Arabia. It is also bigger than average of Industrials 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 Yanbu Cement dividend yield with other Construction and Materials companies or firms from Saudi Arabia.

Dividend yield of Yanbu Cement

Yanbu Cement Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yanbu Cement to maintain his current dividend of SAR 3.50 per share, an amount that accounts for 8.29%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yanbu Cement payout on ernings is currently 339.81%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Yanbu Cement 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 Yanbu Cement is SAR 2.40 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of SAR 3.50, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Yanbu Cement, compared againt world market average, Saudi Arabia companies, Industrials industry and Construction and Materials sector companies.

Yanbu Cement payout

Yanbu Cement Dividend History

Year Yield  SAR  Paypout  Shares* 
Present8.29%3.50339.81%158
20219.67%3.50195.53%158
20205.55%2.25136.36%158
20193.28%1.25211.86%158

*In millions

Yanbu Cement Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yanbu Cement showed a return of 11.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Saudi Arabia and Construction and Materials firms.

Yanbu Cement stock and market return